Clare Roots Society Meeting

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 19 Apr 2018
8:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Old Ground Hotel, 8pm Thursday 19th April

How THE ESB brought electricity to everyone, Presented By Brian McMahon, Manager of ESB Archives

The talk will be on how ESB brought electricity to everyone, everywhere in Ireland through the pioneering Shannon Scheme of the 1920s/30s and later in the 1940s to 1960s with the Rural Electrification Scheme. It will feature Ennis and its surrounding areas.

The talk will be accompanied by a selection of stunning photographs and video clips.

 Brian McMahon is manager at ESB Archives, Dublin and has worked with ESB for 39 years.