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Monday 8th February 2021 14:23

Farewell & Thanks

Michael Wroth is retiring / Enda Harrington
Michael Wroth is retiring to his workshop – his last day in ESB is this Friday 12th February! Michael spent the first part of his career in his native South Africa, where he worked in the rail, chemicals and defence industries. Michael made the big move to Ireland and joined ESB International in the summer of 2004, basing himself in the Eastgate Office, and delivering multiple projects for the Substation Design Group. He also became a card-carrying Corkman, even gracing the terraces of Turners Cross! He moved to the Physical Design Standards Team in 2012, where he has been an invaluable source of design advice to many designers and has contributed greatly to standards development. He will be missed by those who’ve worked with him, both for his professionalism and for the humour he brings to his work, and we wish him and his family well for the future. We hope to celebrate Michael’s retirement with an “in-person” event as soon as restrictions allow.


Death of Katherine (Kitty) Dempsey – RIP, Mother of Joan Dempsey and Grandmother of Patrick Reinhardt/ Annette Meade
The death has occurred of Katherine (Kitty) Dempsey on Feb 4th 2021. Peacefully in her 99th year in the wonderful care of the staff of Lisheen Nursing Home, Rathcoole; loving wife of the late Daniel Dempsey and beloved mother of Stephen, Nuala, Madeleine, Robert and Joan. Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, daughters-in-law Carmel and Brid, sons-in-law Roger and John, grandchildren, Daniel, Patrick, Robert, Aisling, Joseph, Catherine, Thomas and Marie, sister-in-law, nieces and nephews, friends and neighbours. May Kitty rest in peace. In line with Government and H.S.E advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral was held. Kitty’s family would ask that over the coming days, everyone who knew Kitty would take some time to light a candle or say a prayer in her memory. Those who cannot attend the Funeral Mass due to the current restrictions please feel free to leave a message in the condolence book on . Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.