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

Getting into the light.

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

A story about electricity coming to rural parts of Ireland.


  • Authors:
  • Andelys
  • Sources:
  • www.esbarchives.ie
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  • The Community
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  • Local Happenings
  • An Old Story

Letting in the Light

  • Curator: meabh
  • February 22, 2018
  • 3 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

This is the fictional diary of a young girl in Aghlem,county Mayo during the rural electrification in Ireland.

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  • Authors:
  • Méabh
  • Sources:
  • Pictures used with written permission from esbarchives.ie. Not for further reproduction.
  • Collections:
  • Categories:
  • The Community
  • Sub Categories:
  • Local Happenings

Getting in the light

  • Curator: toby
  • February 22, 2018
  • 3 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

this is a story of when electrification comes to a town in Roscommon and changes a boys life forever.


  • Authors:
  • Toby Bond
  • Sources:
  • esbarchives.ie then there was light photos and video.
  • Collections:
  • Categories:
  • The Community
  • Historical Tradition
  • Sub Categories:
  • Local Happenings

The History of Dublin 4

  • Curator: David McAndrew
  • October 27, 2017
  • 10 Pages
  • School: Sn Paroiste Maitiu Nfa

5th class have been researching our school and areas of interest in the local area. We have spoken to family members, members of the local community and our local historical society.

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  • Authors:
  • 5th Class St. Matthew's N.S.
  • Sources:
  • Various books, interviews, and websites.
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  • Categories:
  • Livelihood and Household support
  • Sub Categories:
  • Old Schools
  • Local Place-names
  • Local Poets
  • My Home District
  • Local Monuments
  • Old Houses

Local memorials

  • Curator: CarlN
  • September 28, 2016
  • 3 Pages
  • School: Our Lady Of Wayside N S

There are memorials on the roadside in various places


  • Authors:
  • Carl N
  • Sources:
  • Web, Parents, Library
  • Categories:
  • Historical Tradition
  • Sub Categories:
  • Local Happenings

Points of interest close to our school

  • Curator: Muinteoir 222
  • September 28, 2016
  • 11 Pages
  • School: Our Lady Of Wayside N S

Our school is located in Marino, 3km from Dublin City Centre and close to Clontarf. We have a wealth of interesting landmarks close by


  • Authors:
  • Fourth Class
  • Sources:
  • Internet Sources, Family, Community
  • Categories:
  • Settlement and Dwelling
  • Sub Categories:
  • Local Happenings
  • Local Place-names
  • Local Monuments