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Wednesday 26th September 2018 14:22


ESB Benevolent Fund AGM / Eve Mac Partlin
ESBBA General Meeting takes place on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 2pm in room 4.15, Gateway 2
All members and supporters are welcome to attend.


Thank you / Mary O’Connor
On behalf of my family and in particular my brother Denis and myself, I want to thank everyone for all the wonderful support we have received from people at ESB since the recent passing of our mother Bridie.

Events & Launches

Safe Driving: RSA Shuttle in Clanwilliam and South Lotts Road / Lenny Walsh
The RSA Shuttle Bus and Vehicle Rollover simulator will be in South Lotts Road depot on Friday, 28th September from 9am to 4pm.
This gives you a chance to experience what it feels like in a car that flips over, as well as using VR goggles to experience the huge risk behind things like drunk driving and getting distracted.
There will be competitions on the day, and refreshments during the overview (cakes, scones, donuts, fruit, tea/coffee). Pat Fenlon (ESB Finance Director and Road Safety Sponsor), Peter Lambe (ESB Road Safety Bureau) and Dave Richardson (Divisional Manager, Dublin South) will kick this off in South Lotts at 8:30am in Conference room 1, and then again at 10am in the Canteen on the 4th Floor of Clanwilliam. Please come along and learn more about Safe Driving.


Operation Walk Ireland Fundraiser /
Rebecca Keane is heading to Vietnam in March 2019 as part of the Operation Walk Ireland team. Any donations would be much appreciated.
Operation Walk Ireland provides hip and knee replacements for people with advanced arthritis in developing countries. Operation Walk Ireland is at ground level working to educate Vietnamese surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and physiotherapists in Vietnam about joint replacement. They leverage their strong connections with colleagues in the United States to grow the organisation….
Please support at this link

Thank you to all who supported our Coffee Morning in aid of St. Francis Hospice / Ann-Marie Wallis
A big thank you to everyone who donated and brought in goodies for the Wind O&M coffee morning, held last Thursday 20th of September in aid of St. Francis Hospice. We raised €461.15, which goes directly to St. Francis Hospice and the wonderful work they do in the community. If you’d like to donate, please visit
We also dropped cakes, biscuits and other goodies to the Inner City Helping Homeless Group, based in Amiens Street on Thursday evening. ICHH provide outreach and advocacy services for homeless people across Dublin city. Please visit for more information.
All in all, it was a very successful event and once again, thank you for your generous contributions and support.

Learning Events

Disability Awareness Training / Niall O’Hanlon
I have a number of places available on ‘Disability Awareness Training’ for any staff member who is interested.
This is very worthwhile training as it aims to raise awareness of disability issues in the workplace and address the concerns and misconceptions that staff may have about working with people with disabilities.
The Training is a morning only session: Monday, 1st October 2018 – 9am to 1pm (Gateway)
If you are interested please let me know as soon as possible. I can probably accommodate approx. 12 to 15 per session and I have 3 or 4 places left. Regards
Niall O’Hanlon
Access Officer

People Leaving

Caitlin Neary Home Services Electric Ireland Retires / Pat Lennon
Please note, Caitlin Neary’s official retirement function is Friday the 5th of October, however Caitlin’s last day in Electric Ireland is this coming Friday 28th September.
Over her long career Caitlin has made many friends in the areas she has worked, including Customer Supply (Fleet Street / Finglas), ESB Head Office and finally Electric Ireland.
Caitlin would like to invite her many friends and colleagues, to join her in celebrating her retirement from ESB in Chaplin’s, Hawkins Street, Dublin 1, on Friday 5th October commencing at 7pm and share some memories past.
Anyone who would like to be associated with Caitlin’s presentation please contact: Mary Milne 2nd Floor, Electric Ireland – 087-7841763
Pat Lennon 2nd Floor, Electric Ireland – 087-8319045

Retirement of Bernardine Maloney, Head of Corporate Affairs / Michelle Casey / Fiona Crowley
After 27 years with ESB, Bernardine Maloney, Head of Corporate Affairs has decided to hang up her microphone and retire to the seas. Starting off her career in Chemical Division at the Pigeon House, Bernardine spent time in Tarbert, Rhode, Shannonbridge, Lanesboro, Moneypoint and laterally in Head Office. She has had a variety of roles from Chemist to Power Station Manager to Clean Coal Specialist and most recently Head of Corporate Affairs where she was one of the “faces” of ESB particularly during storms.

To mark the occasion of her retirement, Bernardine would like to invite all her colleagues and friends for a few drinks and chat and a fun evening in the Iveagh Garden Hotel, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 27th September from 5.30pm onwards.
Anyone who would like to be associated with her collection please contact:-
Anne Deignan, 4th Floor, Gateway Two – 087 2806615
Carol Quinn, 4th Floor, Gateway Two – 087 6136014
Michelle Casey, 3rd Floor, Gateway Two – 087 2285626
Fiona Crowley, 3rd Floor, Gateway Two – 086 8483936

Jerry O’Sullivan,
Deputy Chief Executive

Thank You from Denis McCarthy. /
My thanks to everyone who attended my Retirement Party in The Pines Pub on the 7th/9th/2018.
Many Thanks for the lovely Retirement Card signed by so many, and for the very generous collection that was presented to me after Noel’s Speech listing off all my working career in ESB , and the beautiful bouquet of flowers that was presented to Jean also on the “night”.
It truly was a very enjoyable and memorable occasion that was much appreciated by me and my family.