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This Day in Irish History

This day 73 years ago – 5 November 1946 – the ESB (Electricity Supply Board) began its Rural Electrification Scheme to bring electricity to remote parts of Ireland.

It became known as “the Quiet Revolution.” The first electricity pole was erected at Kilsallaghan in County. Dublin…

Uncanny, in fairness.

ESB Group

Meanwhile…