Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Let there be light

All time
# Let there be light
ESB map shows when over 1,300 Irish towns, villages and parishes got electricity
Ireland’s network was the first fully integrated national electricity service in the world.
# Let there be light
Electricity restored to Dublin households affected by ESB power cut
The outage was caused by a fire at one of the network’s sub-stations.
# Let there be light
Donaghy lifts Munster trophy in near darkness and 5 other great pics from Killarney
Kerry got the job done just in the nick of time.
# Let there be light
Drama in the dark as Senior Open play-off halted
Bernhard Langer left it after him and will have to finish a play-off tomorrow morning.
# Let there be light
Pictures: Six of the brightest houses in Ireland
And we mean bright.
# Let there be light
Olympic torch set for Ireland, as officials on the brink of agreement
As part of the schedule for the torch’s current 70-day tour through Britain, an unspecified day in June has been reserved for any potential Irish journey.