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Getting in the Light

  • Curator: ethan
  • February 22, 2018
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

My granddad lived in a small house in the middle of Tarbert in Limerick. With his two brothers .


  • Authors:
  • Ethan
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  • use of images granted with written permission from ESB Archives. Not for reproduction.
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  • Human Life
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  • An Old Story

getting in the light

  • Curator: connie
  • February 22, 2018
  • 2 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

Its a old story about my grandad and when eletricity came and he retires and gets deprested its a sad story but the end gets a bit happier.

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  • Authors:
  • Connie Hannigan
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  • Pictures used with written permission from esbarchives.ie. Not for further reproduction.
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  • Livelihood and Household support
  • Human Life
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  • An Old Story

getting in the light

  • Curator: julia
  • February 22, 2018
  • 2 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

eletristey

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  • Authors:
  • julia sweeney
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  • Pictures used with written permission from esbarchives.ie. Not for further reproduction.
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  • Human Life
  • Historical Tradition
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  • An Old Story
  • Historical Tradition

Let There Be Light.....................................

  • Curator: Amy
  • February 22, 2018
  • 5 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

This is a diary entry told from the perspective of a six year old girl who's house is getting connected to electricity in 1946.

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  • My name is Amy.
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  • Pictures used with written permission from esbarchives.ie. Not for further reproduction.
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  • Livelihood and Household support
  • The Community
  • Human Life
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  • Local Happenings
  • An Old Story

When the light came

  • Curator: saga
  • February 22, 2018
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

This is a story about an old man who lives in Arklow in the time of the light.


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  • saga
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  • The Community
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  • An Old Story
  • Old Irish Tales

Getting In The Lite

  • Curator: chris
  • February 22, 2018
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

My Story About The ESB

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  • The Amazing Christopher Admirand
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  • https://esbarchives.ie/
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  • The Community
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  • Historical Tradition
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  • An Old Story
  • Old Irish Tales

esb story

  • Curator: jude
  • February 22, 2018
  • 4 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

funny and history


  • Authors:
  • Jude woodfull
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  • The Community
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  • A Funny Story
  • An Old Story

Getting in The Light

  • Curator: hannah
  • February 22, 2018
  • 2 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

A short diary entry from a girl in 1975 seeing electricity for the first time.

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  • Hannah
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  • Human Life
  • Time
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  • An Old Story

The First Irish Coffee

  • Curator: Noel OConnell
  • July 19, 2017
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Scoil Na Mbraithre

A letter from a gentleman who sampled the first Irish coffee in Foynes, Co. Limerick.

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  • Authors:
  • Pádraig Vaughan
  • Sources:
  • Visit to Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Co. Limerick.
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  • Human Life
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  • An Old Story

A Story of Trams: From Old to New

  • Curator: Karl Meehan
  • December 13, 2016
  • 13 Pages
  • School: St. Thomas Junior N S

Major changes have occurred in the tram network over the last century. This story looks at the old Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram and the new modern tram system known as the Luas.


  • Authors:
  • Room 5, Second Class
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  • The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram: A Pictorial and Social History by Aidan Cruise. Proud to Live in Tallaght: An activity book for pupils in Tallaght schools by Dublin West Education Centre. www.luas.ie http://gofree.indigo.ie/~nigelo/dbstframes.htm http://www.askaboutireland.ie/reading-room/environment-geography/transport/dublin-blessington-steam-/ http://www.luascrosscity.ie/
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