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Death of Terry Healy Retired Storekeeper Tralee Stores

It is with deep regret that I inform you of the death of our dear friend and colleage Terry Healy retired storekeeper Tralee Stores.Funeral arrangements as follows: Reposing at McElligotts Funeral Home Boherbuee Tralee from 3.30pm to 5.30pm Sunday 10th April and removal to St Brendans’ Church. Funeral mass at 11.00am on Monday 11 April. Deeply regretted by his sons Terry, Kevin and Michael and his daughters Anne-Marie and Grace. May he rest in peace

Published : 8-Apr-2016

Michael Collins Month’s Mind

will take place this Sunday the 10h of April at 9.30am at Abbeyside church Dungarvan

Published : 8-Apr-2016

5K Road race.

Folks Once again We are holding the Bob Heffernan 5K road race in Johnstownbridge Co. Kildare. Race location is just 500 meters off the M4 Enfield exit. Race HQ is in the Hamlet court hotel Johnstown bridge. Race takes place on 17th may 2016 at 8.00pmThis 5k race is renowned throughout Ireland as on of the fastest courses on the race circuit, previous winners include former Irish Olympians. please see attached programme for more details

Published : 8-Apr-2016

Ranji Cricket Tournament – next stop for our all conquering team

The Ranji tournament is Ireland’s number one multicultural sporting event and involves teams from the world’s largest corporations.

It was founded by Anne Chambers, author of ‘Ranji: Maharaja of Connemara’ to commemorate Ranji’s association with Ireland and to honour his efforts during the early years of the Irish state to bridge racial boundaries and to promote Irish-Indian relations.

Teams representing corporations such as the ESB, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Rabobank and Aamazon will take part this year. The competition will be held on Saturday May 7th, and promises to be an entertaining day out for fans and families alike.

A special competition for eager young cricketers to show their developing skills will be held during the interval. Entrance is free and open to all.

Published : 8-Apr-2016

Next BHAA Race: Saturday, 9 April @ K-Club, Straffan

The next BHAA race is on this Saturday, 9 April at the K-Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare.Type: Road RaceDistance: 10kmStart Time: 11 a.m.Full details can be found on the BHAA website:

Published : 7-Apr-2016

ESB Musical & Dramatic Society draw Feb 2016

Attached are the results of the ESB Musical & Dramatic Society draw for February 2016. Congratulations to all our winners

Published : 7-Apr-2016

Funeral Arrangements for our Colleague, Pat Coyle, ESB Networks Athlone

Our friend and colleague Pat Coyle passed away suddenly in Belgium last weekend.Funeral Arrangements are as follows:Reposing at St Bridigts funeral home, Brideswell, Athlone (12km from Athlone on Tuam Rd) from 4pm – 7pm on Fri 8th AprilRemoval from his home on Saturday to the Church of the Risen Christ, Kiltoom, Athlone. Arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Kiltoom Cemetery. Family Flowers only please, Donations if desired to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this sad time.May he rest in peace.

Published : 6-Apr-2016

Charity Bake off – Thursday 7th April in Head office

Group Legal and Group Treasury are hosting a bake off in aid of Crumlin Children Hospital. We will be up at the conference end of the canteen on Thursday 7th April from 10am. We hope you can make it and help support raise money for our charity. Thank you

Published : 6-Apr-2016

Results: St Anne’s Park – DCC Road Races 2016

The BHAA summer league kicked off on a distinctly un-summery day on Saturday, 2 April with the DCC Road Race in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny. This fixture was the final leg of the Lord Mayor’s 5 alive challenge, which ensured a large turnout of over 400 athletes.ESB’s women had a great day, with Edel Haverty taking 8th place overall and Tara Ni Reachtagain close behind in 11th. Unfortunately, three athletes are required to form a team, and the women missed out on what would have been a certain team prize. So for any women in the club who are considering taking part in a race, please do come along, you might just win a prize!The men also had a good day out; new club member Aidan Jones took 9th place overall, followed by Stephen Naughton 53rd, Charlie Cronin 88th and Stephen Walsh 132nd. The men’s team picked up 3rd place in Class B. Full results can be found on the BHAA website: next race is the K-Club Straffan 10k this Saturday, April 9 :

Published : 5-Apr-2016

ESB Cricket club

Good Morning Folksafter last years success in the Webster Cup ( Business Houses Competition ) The club is going on a recruitment drive to retain the trophy.. We have approx. 9 Games arranged for this season included in this is entry to the Ranji trophy which is a charity 6 over a side competition due to be held in Civil Service cc on Saturday 7th MayIf you are interested in cricket and have played or would like to take up the sport . please feel free to contact either myself , Niall Duignan or Baajeerao dabhade you can check the internal mailing address book to send e mails to all or either of the above mentioned and we will include you on the list of players, coaching will be provided to both experienced and beginnersits also meant to be a bit of fun and if the weather is good during the summer it is a very good way to spend the summer evenings.

Published : 5-Apr-2016

Water issues

We are experience water issues in the building at the moment. Maintenance is dealing with it.

Published : 4-Apr-2016


On behalf of our Society we invite all staff and family members to join us for the 2016 Tour. Our membership is again 20 euro, and green fees for members is 30 europer outing which also includes your meal as you come in off the course.The 2016 Tour eventsPlease note the starting times and days and the terms in which you need to win first prize. The Golfer of the Year is your total score for the tour and does not include point deductions during the year. Members Day: April 21st Roscrea Thursday 2.00pm to 4.00pm – to win you will have to be a paid up member. The Rising 100 years: May 11th Mountrath Wednesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm-to win you have to be a paid up member.The K&M Day; June 16th Rathdowney Thursday 2.00pm to 4.00pm – to win you must have played in one of the first two outings.Captain’s Day; July 13th Royal Curragh Wednesday 2.30pm-4.30pm- to win you must be a member and have played in two of the first three outings.President’s Day: August 17th The Heath Wednesday 2.00pm-4.00pm-to win you must have played in two of the first three outings.PENT-P-TRACK Golfer of the Year: September 22nd Portarlington Thursday 1.00pm to 3.00pm –to win you must have played in at least three outings in the year. For more details of T& C etc please contact the Hon Sec on 087 3130504 Dominic Hartnett or LL 0578670150

Published : 4-Apr-2016

Death of Conleth (Con) O’Hanlon, father of Niall O’Hanlon, Group People & Sustainability

It is with regret that I inform you of the death this past weekend, of Con O’Hanlon, father of our colleague Niall O’Hanlon.Funeral ArrangementsReposing at his family home in Pairc Mhuire, Newbridge from 3pm on Monday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 10am to arrive at St. Conleth’s Parish Church, Newbridge for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards at St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge.

Published : 4-Apr-2016

Death of Pat Coyle, ESB Networks Athlone

I am sorry to advise of the death of our colleague Pat Coyle, who passed away suddenly in Belgium over the weekend.Pat was a valued member of the Customer and Business Performance Team, ESB Networks.Arrangements will be available later.Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this sad time.May he rest in peace.

Published : 4-Apr-2016

ESB GAA Gaelic Football 7s – Saturday April 16th

The Annual ESB Gaelic Football 7-a-sidetournament will take place in a new location of Limerick this year. It will be held on Saturday 16th April, matches will be played in LIT Limerick followed by evening meal and overnight in the Radisson Blu Hotel. For more information

Published : 1-Apr-2016

Stephen Powell NT Sligo on Ray D’arcy Show Sat night

Stephen Powell Network Technician based in Sligo will be on the Ray D’arcy show on Saturday night speaking from the audience on how important it is to carry a Donor Card & have that discussion with your family in the event of a tragedy. Stephen’s sister Karen died tragically late last year following a road traffic accident. Karen was carrying a donor card & had discussed this with her family – Karen’s death,while tragic for the family has given life to 5 people who got her organs.The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar officially launched the Irish Kidney Association’s Organ Donor Awareness Week 2016 (2-9 April) at the Mansion House, Dublin 2 on Tuesday, 29th March, where he met members of the organ donation and transplant community including medical staff, patient advocate groups and patients. Stephen also attended this & spoke about the importance of carrying a Donor Card & encourages more people to sign up.

Published : 1-Apr-2016

Acknowledgement / Thank You

Following the recent death of my mother Moira, I want to say on behalf of my family a sincere thank you to my friends and colleagues in ESB who made the long journey to attend the wake/funeral mass, sent sympathy cards and messages or spoke with me subsequently to offer their condolences. We greatly appreciate all your kindness and support at this time.

Published : 30-Mar-2016

Win tickets to the ESB Feis Ceoil Gala Concert!

The annual ESB Feis Ceoil Festival took place in Dublin’s RDS from March 6th until March 18th. This year marked the 120th anniversary of the competition which celebrates emerging Irish musical talent. The ESB Feis Ceoil is Ireland’s largest classical music festival with almost 5,000 participants and 200 individual competitions held annually.

The ESB Feis Ceoil Gala Concert is a showcase of the winners of the ESB Feis Ceoil Festival and will be held on Wednesday, April 6th in the National Concert Hall.

To celebrate our sponsorship of this wonderful event we are giving away 15 pairs of tickets to the concert.

To be in with a chance to win, email with your name, business unit and contact number by Friday April 1st at 11am with ESB Net in the subject line.
Caption:Laura Gilsenan (CEO, ESB Feis Ceoil), Marguerite Sayers (Managing Director, ESB Networks), Niamh Williams (Conductor) with winners from St .Brigid’s National School, Castleknock.

Published : 30-Mar-2016

Ladies Silver Ring

Silver ring with black stoneand hearts around ithanded in at reception.

Published : 30-Mar-2016

Death of Dan O’Shea father of Mary McAuliffe HV South Tralee

It is with regret that I inform you of the death of Dan OShea, father of Mary McAuliffe HV South Tralee.Funeral Arrangements as follows:Reposing in Tangneys Funeral Home Castleisland this Tuesday evening from 5pm to 7.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to The Church of the Immaculate Conception Currow.Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday with burial afterwards in St Michaels Cemetery Currow. Rest in Peace

Published : 30-Mar-2016



Published : 30-Mar-2016

ElectricAid Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to ElectricAid’s 2015 which this year will take place on Tuesday, 26th April at 3.00 pm in the ESB Conference Centre, 4th Floor, ESB Head Office. Light refreshments will be served.
The meeting will be preceded by a short and very interesting presentation by Gill Bradley of ESB Trading on her humanitarian work with Syrian refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos – work that ElectricAid has recently supported.

Meeting Agenda:

Minutes of 2014 AGM, held on 25.08.2015.
Executive Report
Honorary Treasurer’s Report
Presentation & Adoption of Audited Accounts for year ended 31.12.2015.
Appointment of Auditors.
Election of Executive Committee
Election of Honorary Officers.
Election of Staff Trustees.
Proposed Alterations to Constitution (if any): (ElectricAid members may propose (and second) alterations to the ElectricAid constitution provided such proposals are submitted not less than two weeks in advance of the AGM to the Executive Committee ).
Any Other Business

ElectricAid has had a very successful year – and has served tens of thousands of people in need. None of this success is possible without the bedrock support of you and your 2,600 fellow-members. Please come along to our AGM to find out more- the floor is yours!

ElectricAid is YOUR charity, owned and controlled by its members. So why not come along, have your say – and maybe even get involved?

As ever, please also encourage your friends & colleagues to join ElectricAid.

Warm Regards,
Tina Pittock

Published : 29-Mar-2016



Published : 24-Mar-2016

Death of Marie Scanlon RIP, mother of John Scanlon SAO TH/Erne

It is with regret that I inform you of the death of Marie Scanlon, mother of John Scanlon, SAO Turlough Hill and Erne. Funeral Arrangements – Thursday at 3.30pm for friendsin Massey’s Funeral Home Ballymun beside Ballymun Garda Station. Removal to Our Lady of Victories Church (OLV), Ballymun Road for 5pm. Friday – prayer service at 1030am in OLV (15mins) and then cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium at 1140. Our thoughts and prayers are with John and his family at this time.

Published : 24-Mar-2016

UCD Engineering and Architecture Postgraduate Open Day

If youor someone you know isconsidering a Postgraduate Masters in Engineering, Architecture, Planning or Environmental Policy this event is not to be missed. Taking place on Tuesday, 26th April from 5.30pm – 7.30pm in the UCD Student Centre. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are thinking of further studies and progressing their career to talk to our award winning staff and current students about our various post graduate Master’s programme in Engineering, Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. People can register here SCHEDULE:5:30pm: Welcome and Sign-in. Light refreshments will be served.5:30pm- 7.30pm: An opportunity to talk to staff and students about postgraduate opportunities. 6.30pm – 7.30pm: Various short talks will take place (list will be update in the coming days)WHENTuesday, 26 April 2016 from 17:30 to 19:30 WHEREUCD Student Centre & Red Room – University College Dublin Belfield, D4 Dublin, Ireland REGISTERwww.ucdpostgradopen.eventbrite.ieKatie O’NeillMarketing Manager UCD College of Engineering & Architecture Programme OfficeRoom 320Engineering & Materials Science Centre University College DublinBelfield Dublin 4+353 1 7161781

Published : 24-Mar-2016

Death of Katie O’Neill mother in law of David Byrnes, New Business, Enniscorthy/Leopardstown Road.

The death has occurred of Katie O’Neill mother in law of David Byrnes New Business Enniscorthy / Leopardstown Road. Funeral arrangements as follows: Resposing in BrownesFuneral Home Enniscorthy on Thursday 24th from 2.00 to 6.00pm with removal to All Saints Church Castledockrell at 6.00 pm. Funeral ServiceFriday 25th at12 noon with burial afterwards in local Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Published : 23-Mar-2016

Retirement function.

Con Martin and Family would like to thank all his friends and colleagues both past and present for a wonderful send off on Friday the 11th of March.Con was genuinely touched with all goodwill messagesand gestures and wishes to pass on his and his family heartfelt thanks and best wishes to all.

Published : 23-Mar-2016

Death of the mother of Niamh Murray, ITS, BSC

Late of Toovahera, Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare. Mairead, March 22nd 2016 (peacefully) surrounded by her family, in the wonderful care of Athlunkard House, Nursing Home, Westbury.
Mother of the late Sean and Seamus. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Jim (Jc), sons Brendan and Donal, daughter Niamh, son-in-law Conor, daughters-in-law Helen and Olivia, brother Pasddy, sister Mary, grandchildren Jack, Molly, Aela, Euan, Adam, Daniel and Rebecca, extended family and friends.

May Mairead Rest in Peace

Reposing at Cross’ Funeral Home, Wednesday from 3pm followed by removal at 5pm to St. Munchins Church. Liturgy Service, on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Kilmurry Cemetery, Castletroy. Family flowers only.

Donations if desired to the Alzheimers Society.

Published : 23-Mar-2016

Beginning Experience Residential Weekend Programme

Please see attached

Published : 22-Mar-2016

John Higgins retirement notice

After a long and varied career spanning more than 40 years in ESB and ESBI, John Higgins , Asset Management Services , ESBI has decided to hang up his sag template and scale rule and will retire on Thursday April 14th.A presentation to mark John’s retirement will take place in Stephens Court at 4.30 PM on that day, and John hopes that as many as possible of his colleagues and friends will join him for the celebrations.Refreshments will follow afterwards in O’Donoghue’s on Merrion Row.If you would like to be associated with the presentation please contact any of the following:Terry McGeough , extension 38405Gerry Lawler , extension 38377Des O’ Regan , ESBI East Gate office , extension 38817.

Published : 22-Mar-2016

Daffodil Day

Thanks to all who bought Daffodils in ESB on Daffodil day Friday 11th March. In total €608.17 was raised by ESB for the Irish Cancer Society. Thank you to all who contributed to this worthy cause.

Published : 22-Mar-2016

ESB Angling Club – Coarse Fishing in New Ross

Following two very successful game outings, our next outing is a coarse/carp outing to Oaklands fishery in New Ross on April 9th. This is a great fishery, with scope for large carp catches, is a coaching event, with help/instruction/tactics/strategy from the more experienced club members for any novices.We have preparedguidance notes for the day to point everyonein the right direction and there will be plenty ofhelpon the bank for anyone.If you are interested in joining this event or just want information on future ESB Angling Club events please drop Peter O’Hagan a line on or 087 981 5904.We alsohave a facebook page,

Published : 22-Mar-2016

Trustees of ESB DB Superannuation Scheme Nominations

Notice of forthcoming Election for Member Nominations
Contributing Members of ESB DB Pension Scheme will shortly receive formal notification in respect of the forthcoming election.
If you do not receive this notice by 4th April 2016 please contact the Returning Officer, ESB Pensions, 27 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2.

You may also make contact by e-mail: or by telephone at 01-7026879.

Published : 21-Mar-2016

ESB Apprenticeship Programme 2016 open for applications

ESB announced today that applications to the prestigious ESB Apprenticeship Programme are now open in line with its announcement last year to recruit over 300 apprentices between 2015 and 2020. The majority of the apprenticeships this year will be electrical with a small number HGV mechanic apprenticeships. Applications are open online from today, Friday March 18th and will close on Monday April 4th.

ESB is well-known for its high-quality apprenticeships which result in qualifications in the electrical and mechanical trades. The ESB Apprenticeship Programme is a keystone for ESB in ensuring that the company maintains the level of skills available for the maintenance and enhancement of Ireland’s electricity system.

Based in the ESB Networks Training Centre, the electrical apprentices will complete four apprentice training levels totalling 23 weeks training in addition to state training. The four levels in our training centre aim to inspire safety and quality standards in the business.
Applicants are invited to apply to the ESB Apprenticeship Programme online at by Monday April 4th.

Published : 18-Mar-2016

Death of Maura Quinn sister of Gearoid Quinn ESB Networks Finglas

It is with sadness that I inform you of the death of Maura Quinn, sister of Gearoid Quinn, ESB Networks Finglas and Leopardstown Road. Funeral details: reposing Kirwans, North Strand, Fairview tomorrow 2-5pm, moving to Thompsons, Barrack St, Waterford, Sunday, for removal Monday 6.15pm to St Paul’s Church. Funeral Mass 10am on Tuesday. Details on May she rest in peace

Published : 18-Mar-2016

Death of Pat Slattery, brother of John Slattery NT ESB Nenagh

The death has occurred tragically of Pat Slattery, brother of John Slattery NT ESB Nenagh.Funeral arrangements as follows; Reposing in Ryans Funeral Home Nenagh Thursday from 5.30 to 8.30, remains arriving to Ballywilliam Church on Friday for Requiem mass at 11 o’c, followed by burial afterwards in Monsea Graveyard *houseprivate on Thursday night and Friday morning,May he rest in peace.

Published : 16-Mar-2016

Death of Pat Slattery brother of John Slattery NT ESB Nenagh

The death has occurred tragically of Pat Slattery, brother of NT John Slattery of ESB Nenagh, late of Ballywilliam, Nenagh. No arrangements to hand, please check papers for funeral arrangements.Our thoughts and prayers are with John and his family.May he rest in peace.

Published : 16-Mar-2016

Results of January 2016 draw

Attached are the results of the January draw. Congratulations to all our winners

Published : 15-Mar-2016

small Box

A small box from Amazon with 3 books in it arrived in the mailroom with no name on it. If you know about this contact Gerry at 27476

Published : 15-Mar-2016


The 2016 Annual General Meeting will take place at 6pm on Tuesday 26th April 2016 at SPORTSCO.

This year will see the election of the Administration Committee for the next two years 2016/2018.

Nomination for this committee should reach the Secretary of SPORTSCO by Noon on Tuesday 12th April 2016. Nominations require the signatures of twenty full members.

Proposals for all motions to be considered at the AGM should also reach the Secretary by Noon on Tuesday 12th April 2016. All members are welcome to the AGM.

Secretary, SPORTSCO, South Lotts Road, Dublin 4

Email: Michael Murphy,

Published : 15-Mar-2016