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Latest Notices Thursday 27th June 2019 15:40


Bereavement – Margaret Anne Colton (sister of Theresa O’Neill – ESB Networks) /

It is with regret that I inform you of the sudden passing of Margaret Anne Colton (neé Guinan), beloved sister of our friend and colleague Theresa O’Neill (ESB Networks). May she rest in peace.
Funeral details as follows: Reposing at Suaimhneas on the grounds of Clarinbridge Church this Friday 28th June from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday 29th at 10am in Clarinbridge Church followed by family burial at St. Mary’s, Staghall, Belturbet, Co. Cavan at 6pm on Saturday evening. Family house private.

Funeral Details – Monica Finnerty (nee Hamrogue) Mother of Marcella Finnerty / Cormac Barden
Monica Finnerty – (mother of Marcella Finnerty) passed away peacefully on the 24th June.

People Leaving

Retirement of Finbarr Quigley / Lorraine Brennan
After almost 36 years service in the ESB, Finbarr Quigley is retiring shortly.
Finbarr joined ESB in 1980 having graduated from UCD with Honours in Engineering . He served, initially, as one of the Resident Civil Engineers for the construction of Moneypoint in County Clare, gaining significant experience of Power Plant construction something that was to shape his career . He took leave of absence to spend two years working on Water Supply with Concern in Tanzania which reflects his commitments to working for the good of others. Finbarr’s career as a Senior Engineer in ESB International saw him apply his knowledge and experience to a wide range of projects , in particular, power plant projects including but not limited to Kudu in Namibia, Marchwood, Tawnahmore Peaking Plant and Carrington. He also delivered on site technical support to a number of OCGT projects in South Africa. His involvement in onshore Wind Projects saw him take up the position as Manager Renewables Development Group in the Civil and Environmental Department. He has presented papers on a range of subjects including Moneypoint Chimneys and Small Hydro. During his long and successful career he has contributed greatly to the design , development and construction of a very significant range of projects particularly in the thermal generation and wind generation sectors for both ESB and International clients.
Finbarr would like to invite his current and former colleagues and friends to join him on 28th June upstairs in Doheny and Nesbitts on Baggot Street, Dublin 2, from 5.30pm onwards to mark the occasion.
In lieu of a collection, Finbarr has asked that anyone who might wish to do so give a donation to support the great work of Electric Aid, you could do this in two ways by a ElectricAid Once-Off Deduction Form and send direct to payroll or cash donations for ElectricAid could be given to Lorraine Brennan ext: 38334 or Judith Doherty (ElectricAid committee member) : ext: 38319/0870525173.

Retirement of Marie Brauders /

After nearly 40 years of dedicated service to ESB, Marie Brauders has decided to retire, and set off into the sunset to start the next chapter of her new life.
Marie, worked in both Waterford and Dublin, Marie started work in Waterford but moved to the bright lights of Dublin where she worked in CAS ( Meter Billing). After a few years in Dublin, Marie moved back to Waterford where she worked in many areas within ESB. Marie is well known throught out the ESB and especially as the expert on CPC’S. Wednesday 26th was Marie’s last day and we wish Marie a long and happy retirement.

Retirement of Pat Carroll, ESB Networks, Roscrea / brenda madden
Pat Carroll is retiring after 40 years of service from ESB Networks, Roscrea, a career that started out in Moneypoint back in 1979 and ended up in his native Roscrea.
Along the way Pat has made many friendships, and his helpful and kind manner has ensured that he is held in high regard by all those that he met. His many friends and colleagues will miss Pat’s good humour, endless patience, and his vast knowledge and expertise of the Roscrea Area was an invaluable asset which will be sorely missed. However, retirement calls and we wish Pat, his wife Marie and family every happiness, good health and good wishes now and into the future.
If you would like to contribute to his farewell presentation please contact: DJ Doheny CSS 087/2509484, Ger Tuohy 087/9180818, Brenda/Margo 0505/24501

Sports & Social

Shaolin kung Fu events / John Murphy
Upcoming Shaolin Kung Fu events including Shaolin Forms and weapons, self defense and kickboxing (San Da), open to children and adults, for all experience levels and none. Experience traditional Shaolin Kung Fu in a safe and fun environment. Time1: Thursday 27th/June 6-8pm
Location1: Our lady’s clonskeagh, st Columbanus’ road, D14. (Beside windy arbour luas stop) Time2: Sunday 30th/Jun 11am-1pm
Location2: St Mary’s BNS, grange road, Rathfarnham, D14
Cost per workshop: 20euro per person, 50euro for a family of Four.
Contact Master Yang Dong for bookings and information. Mob: 0899614658; Web:

Upcoming Tai Chi events / John Murphy
Upcoming Tai Chi events including Yang style and Chen style Tai Chi Forms, push hands self-defense and Chi Kung, open to children and adults, all experience levels and none.
Experience traditional Tai Chi in a fun environment on Sunday 30th/Jun 2-4pm in St Mary’s BNS, grange road, Rathfarnham, D14. Cost per workshop is 20euro per person, 50euro for a family of Four. Contact Master Yang Dong for information & bookings:
Mob. 0899614658