Powering the Nation and the Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme

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Shannon PowerstationWednesday 11 October at 7pm in Walkinstown Library

Sorcha O’Brien will talk about her new book Powering the Nation, the visual story, not just of the Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme, but of Ireland’s introduction to electricity in the early days of the Irish Free State. The talk will showcase a range of visual materials, from paintings and prints to industrial  and tourist photographs, technical drawings to cigarette cards.

Admission is free. Booking is required.

This event is part of the Dublin Festival of History Programme.

Library | Walkinstown

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