Application for retired staff to access online vintage staff newspapers

Our online vintage newspaper library is private and restricted to current and retired ESB staff.

Before you request access, via the form below, you must have a Microsoft email account.

You can set one up with Microsoft for free here. This is a once-off process required to register you as a user and keep our newspaper archive secure. If you need help, click here for our step-by-step guide.

Application form for online access

Once your application has been approved, ESB Archives will contact you with details of how to access ESB’s vintage newspapers.

Please note your application may take a number of working days to process.  If you have any queries please email: esbarchives@esb.ie