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Monday 18th July 2022 14:22

Farewell & Thanks

Fintan Hennessy is retiring at the end of August / Ted O’ Connell
Our friend and colleague Fintan Hennessy will retire at the end of August, after over 40 years of dedicated service to ESB. Fint joined ESB in 1977 and cut he teeth on the building of the 400kV line qualifying as a linesman in 1981, working in all areas of line construction. Taking leave of absence for 5 years he worked in Canada gaining valuable Live Line Experience. After returning to Ireland he was snapped up by the Line School where he trained live barehand & rubber glove live working. Since then he has willingly shared his expertise in the live line area with live crews around the country and was also seconded for consultancy work in far flung fields such as Poland, Russia, England & Scotland. Fint’s priority has always been the safety of the NT on the ground and has been involved in numerous problem solving developments to that end. Fint would like to invite his friends and colleagues from ESB to join him in celebrating his retirement on Thursday the 28th July at 19:00 for a lively session in The Welcome Inn, Portlaoise.


Death of Christy Mooney, RIP, father of Chris Mooney / Brian Fox
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Christy Mooney, beloved father of our friend and colleague Chris Mooney. Christy passed away peacefully at home on the 17th of July. Christy, beloved brother of the late Peter, John, Seamus, Paddy, Phil, Maggie and Eileen. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, daughters Miriam and Elaine, son Chris, sons-in-law Kieran and Brendan, Chris’ partner Bruno, grandchildren Fionn, Rory and Rohan, sister Mary Lahart, brother Martin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and good friends.
May He Rest In Peace. Reposing at his residence (E41 FP97) this Tuesday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday in St. Peter’s Church, Moycarkey at 11.30am and can be viewed on followed by Burial in Moycarkey Old Cemetery. Please wear a face covering at family’s request.

Death of Mary Finucane, RIP, mother of Sean Finucane, NT Technical Services Central / Chris Malone
The death has occurred of Mary Finucane (née Miniter) Slievedooley, Labasheeda, Clare, peacefully at University Hospital, Limerick. – (Mother of Sean Finucane, NT Technical Services Central). Mary will be greatly missed by her husband John, children Eddie, Mary, Seán, Patricia and Frances, brother John Miniter, son-in-law Fiachra, daughters-in-law Iranzu and Noreen, grandchildren Ethan, Julen, Cathal, Eoin, Fionn and Emily, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral arrangements as follows: Reposing at St. Kieran’s Church, Labasheeda on Tuesday, 19th July from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock.
Funeral Mass on Wednesday 20th July at 1 o’clock followed by Cremation Service at Shannon Crematorium at 4 o’clock. Family flowers only. House private please. For those who cannot attend Mary’s funeral, please feel free to leave messages of condolence on Our Thoughts & Prayers are with Sean & all his Family at this sad time. May Her Kind & Gentle Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.