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Friday 10th May 2019 14:21

Events & Launches

TODAY is your last chance to register for Darkness Into Light / Join us in walking from Darkness Into Light and Experience the Power of Hope.
Already many thousands of people experience the power of hope that taking part in Darkness Into Light brings. We are extending the invitation to all of our staff to experience it also and to help further strengthen the power of hope brought about by the event by signing up to walk on Saturday, May 11th. Attention all participants:
Last year we received a lot of beautiful images and videos from staff all over Ireland making their journey from Darkness Into Light. If you are taking part this weekend we would love to see what you have captured on the day.
Please share with us, your images and videos by email to and allow us to share the power of hope.
*Note: By sending us content, this is agreeing to allow for your image/video to be used on Electric Ireland social channels and for internal communications. If you do not want to provide this permission, please advise us in the body of the email.
To find your nearest venue or to register for the walk visit #ThePowerOfHope

People Leaving

Retirement of Francie McEvoy, NT Drogheda / Fintan Cudden
Francie McEvoy, having given 39 years of his life to ESB in Ardee, NRP Project, and finally in Drogheda, has decided that the time has come to take it easy.
To mark the occasion Francie will be celebrating in Bru Restaurant, Dyer street, Drogheda on Friday May 17th at 8.30 and would love as many of his former colleagues and friends as possible to join him. If you would like to contribute to his collection, please contact either Eddie Grogan Drogheda 0870506212
John Roche Navan 087 1234821

Sports & Social

GAA Championship Watch 11-12 May / ESB GAA Club
No surprises on the opening weekend of the Championship with Mayo & Galway having successful trips overseas v New York and London respectively.
Turing our attention to this weekend, although the Treaty county is still talking hurling, this weekend ESB eyes will be on the Limerick footballers. Our very own Tommie Childs will be part of the Limerick setup with a tricky away fixture in Semple Stadium to neighbours Tipperary on Saturday evening. Tommie is an NT based out of Rosbrien in Limerick. Last year he was part of the Networks team from Limerick who were narrowly beaten at the semi-final stage of the ESB 7s tournament to eventual winners Leopardstown Road. As a towering, powerful midfielder he also played an instrumental part in bringing the Energy Cup back to ESB in November in the annual challenge with Ervia / Bord Gais.
On the hurling front, one of our most recently appointed staff members, Caolán Conway will be involved with the Dublin Hurlers on Saturday evening as they take on Kilkenny down in Nowlan Park.
Caolán joined Electric Ireland as recently as Tuesday this week and I’m sure we’ll hear lots more about him in the future. Ádh mór ar Tommie & Caolán.
Elsewhere there is other action on Saturday:
Wicklow v Kildare (Leinster Football)
Clare v Waterford (Munster Football)
And on Sunday:
Roscommon v Leitrim (Connacht Football)
Wexford v Louth (Leinster Football)
Meath v Offaly (Leinster Football)
Tyrone v Derry (Ulster Football)
Galway v Carlow (Leinster Hurling)
Waterford v Clare (Munster Hurling)
Cork v Tipperary (Munster Hurling)

Geek fact:
The most All Stars won by any Derry player has been 4, won by both Tony Scullion and Anthony Tohill. Our own Derry man, Kevin McCloy of E&MP, picked one up in 2007 (at full back). Kevin was also an accomplished hurler and played for the Derry team that won its first Ulster title in 2000. However, he concentrated on football from 2001 on after being called up to the Senior Football squad, making his championship debut at full back against Antrim