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Thursday 29th March 2018 14:21


Death of Patrick Hogan (Snr) – Father of Paddy Hogan, Treasury Operations /
The death has occurred of Patrick Hogan (Snr), Templemore, Co. Tipperary, father of Paddy Hogan, Treasury Operations, Finance Operations. Funeral arrangements later (please check RIP for details).
Our thoughts are with Paddy and his family at this sad time. May he rest in peace.

The death has occurred of Bob Rogan, Retired Power Plant, ESB International /
The death has occurred of Robert (Bob) Rogan, Retired, Power Plant, ESB International.
Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Dundrum on Wednesday evening from 5 pm to 7 pm. Funeral Service at 12 pm on Thursday morning at St. Attracta’s Oratory, Meadowbrook followed by burial at Kilmashogue Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to St. Vincent de Paul.

Events & Launches

Engineers Ireland Annual Conference 2018 /
Engineers Ireland annual conference entitled Engineering a Region: Infrastructure, Industry and Innovation will take place in The Limerick Strand Hotel on Friday 13th April. The speaker line–up includes:
Lord Andrew Adonis, former Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, UK
John Moran, Social Entrepreneur, Founder of RHH International, Board Member of the EIB and former Secretary General, Department of Finance Stephen Blair, Director of the Southern Regional Assembly
Mike Quinn, CEO, Ervia
Dr. Pat Daly, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Service, Economic Development and Planning, Limerick City and County Council Michael Lohan, Head of Life Sciences & Strategic Property, IDA Ireland
Paschal Meehan, Chair of Limerick for Engineering and Dean of Work Based Learning and VP International at Limerick Institute of Technology
Prof. Conor McCarthy, Centre Director, Confirm – Smart Manufacturing, A world leading SFI Research Centre Dr. Emma Silke, Head of Business Development, ESB ecars
John Cormican, General Manager, Vehicle Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover Ireland
In addition to the conference, the Thomond Region has organised both golf and a welcome reception on Thursday 12 April (with guest speaker, the Everest mountaineer, John Burke). The Thomond Annual Gala Ball will follow the conference on the evening of the 13 April. Packages are available that cover the conference and also the Ball. See the website for more information:

UCD Engineers Graduate Association Spring Lecture /
The UCD EGA Annual Spring Lecture 2018 will take place on Thursday, April 19th. We are delighted to have Dr Dervilla Mitchell, Chair of ARUP, UK, Middle East and Africa, delivering this year’s lecture entitled: ‘The Changing Face of Engineering’
Dr Mitchell will speak about her experiences and the changes she has seen in her career as well as giving a view on the challenges and benefits of adopting technology, and the contribution Engineering can make to all our lives in the
Also speaking will be Dr Francesco Pilla from the UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. His work focuses on understanding complex environmental phenomena in order to pre-empt their impact. Dr Pilla has acquired considerable experience in networks of environmental sensors for urban environmental monitoring during collaborations with MIT as part of a Fulbright/EPA TechImpact award (2015) and his PhD (2011) research work in Air Quality Modelling.

The event will take place at 18:30 in Theatre 326, Engineering and Materials Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4.
Please register for the event ONLINE by close of business on Wednesday, April 18th.

People Leaving

Retirement of Imelda O Toole / David Mooney
After 33 Years (give or take a break) Imelda O’Toole has decided to call it a day, and hang up her head set and answer Retirement call instead.
Imelda has worked in many different areas of ESB over the years Fleet St, Finglas, Head Office Fitzwilliam St and now Merrion Sq. The lady loves to travel!
Imelda would like all her colleagues, both past and present, to join her for a buzzing night on Friday 18th May.
In Foleys Bar Merrion Row [upstairs in the loft] The Wine will be Flowing and she promises to give us all an entertaining night of song and craic in typical Imelda style. Those who would like to contribute to Imelda’s retirement can contact: • Jessie Buckley, 27251, Copy Bureau, Matthews Buildings
• Bridie Kieran, 27838, Stationery Stores, Gateway 2
• Dave Mooney, 27028, Switchboard, 40 Merrion Sq.
• Angela Kilroy, 27025, Switchboard, 40 Merrion Sq.

Sports & Social

ESB GAA 7’s June 2018 / ESB GAA Club
ESB GAA Club is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year

We will be hosting the annual GAA 7’s competition in Portlaoise on the 9th June
Details will be announced in the coming weeks or for more information please contact or find us on Yammer (ESB GAA)