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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.
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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

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.
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  • The Community
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  • 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.
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  • Categories:
  • The Community
  • Historical Tradition
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  • Local Happenings

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
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  • 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