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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 .


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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • Human Life
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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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  • Authors:
  • The Amazing Christopher Admirand
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  • The Community
  • Human Life
  • 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

ESB story

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

john and frank get stuck in bog will they get out

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  • Authors:
  • jack .B Johnston
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  • Communications and Trade
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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