- Latest ESBNET News @ : 23/02/2021 14:23:46
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 14:23
Farewell & Thanks
Thank you from Dave Richardson, ESB Networks / Dave RichardsonContinue reading →
I want to express my sincere thanks to colleagues past and present who made my time with ESB from 1978 to 2021 so enjoyable and rewarding.
I was amazed and overwhelmed at the number of phone calls, text messages and emails that I received from colleagues in the lead up to my retirement and greatly appreciate every one of them.
I want to especially thank those who dialled in to the MS Teams call on Thursday 18th, where it was great to see and hear colleagues past and present and also reminisce over some of our past adventures. Hopefully we will mark the occasion by having a celebration drink when the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Finally, I want to wish all my ESB friends and colleagues the very best inside and outside of work and look forward to seeing you in the not-too-distant future.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 22/02/2021 14:24:09
Monday 22nd February 2021 14:24
Farewell & Thanks
Val Warren is retiring /
After 42 years of dedicated service Val Warren is hanging up the toolbelt, closing down the computer and is retiring on 4th March 2021 with his last day in “the office” being Friday 26th Feb 2021.
Val has had a wide and varied career starting as a General Worker, and in recent years has worked as the ESBN’s Business Process Improvement Manager and has become known to many as the Sharepoint Guru. His knowledge and his experience has been invaluable over the years.
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we are unable to celebrate Vals retirement in person at the moment, however, no doubt there will be a session to celebrate his career as soon as restrictions allow.
We thank Val for his hard work, dedication over the past 42 years and wish him a long, happy and healthy retirement.
So as he rides off on his motorbike into the next chapter of his life, Val remember …..retirement is not the end of the road, it’s the beginning of the open highway. Enjoy your upcoming trip!
Death of Bob Nolan, ex ESB Meter & Test station, Rathmines / RIP.ieContinue reading →
The death has occurred of Bob (Robert) Nolan, Knocklyon, Dublin / Marino, Dublin. Bob was formerly Supervisor in the ESB Meter & Test station Rathmines and had retired in 2005
Bob (Robert), beloved husband of the late Joan Nolan, loving father of Conor, Ruairi and Aoife, devoted grandfather of Fiona and brother of the late Jeanne, deeply regretted and sadly missed by his children, granddaughter, brother Charlie, sisters Hetty and Frances, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in peace. In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, a private Funeral will take place for immediate family. Those who would have liked to attend but due to the current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in the Condolence Section of RIP.ie.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 19/02/2021 14:23:38
Friday 19th February 2021 14:23
Death of Margaret Walsh, sister of Bernie & Regina and sister in law of MacDara Woods / Seamus Reilly EAP, SligoContinue reading →
The death has occurred of Margaret Walsh, Keenaghan, Ballymote, (Sister of Bernie Walsh, Stock Operations, Sligo, Regina Walsh, Electric Irl. Sligo & sister in law of MacDara Woods, NT Carrick on Shannon) peacefully at her residence on Thursday, February 18th. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her parents Des and Peggy Walsh, sisters, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours, carers and friends in Gallagher House.
Funeral arrangements; Funeral cortège will leave Margaret’s residence at 11:40 a.m. on Saturday February 20th, to arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote for Requiem Mass at 12p.m. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote.
Due to current restrictions and guidelines, Margaret’s funeral will be private to family only. Funeral Mass will be live streamed at ballymoteparish.org/webcam
Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Gallagher House, Tubbercurry.
Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot do so are invited to leave a personal message in the condolence on http://www.rip.ie. This will be gratefully appreciated by the family. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with All the Family at this sad time. May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 18/02/2021 14:23:48
Thursday 18th February 2021 14:23
Death of Frances Duke, mother of Leslie, Stations Enniscorthy /Continue reading →
The death has occurred of Frances Duke, mother of Leslie Duke Stations Enniscorthy. Our deepest sympathies are with Leslie and his family at this difficult time.
The family have requested that Covid guidelines are strictly adhered to in keeping the funeral private. Condolences can be left at the following link
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 17/02/2021 14:23:42
Wednesday 17th February 2021 14:23
Farewell & Thanks
Reminder that Dave Richardson is retiring on Thursday / Brian TapleyContinue reading →
After more than 40 years of dedicated service – Dave Richardson, Area Manager, Dublin Central, ESB Networks is retiring. Dave’s last day in work will be this Thursday 18th February.
Unfortunately, due to the impact of COVID-19 and the current restrictions we will not be having a retirement event in-person at this time. However, we will be holding a retirement MS Teams video call with Dave and his colleagues at 3pm on Thursday 18th February. If anybody would like to join this call please contact Brian Tapley directly for dial in details.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 16/02/2021 14:23:59
Tuesday 16th February 2021 14:23
Death of Freddie Robinson, father of Rebecca, ES / Sandra WrightContinue reading →
The death has occurred of FREDDIE ROBINSON Skibbereen Lawn, Lismore Heights, Waterford City, Waterford. Formerly of Waterford Crystal and the Irish Wheelchair Association Sunday 14th February 2021. Predeceased by his brother Sammy Jnr and his grandson Oisín. Sadly missed by his loving wife Siobhan, daughters Rebecca and Georgina, granddaughters Ruby, Saoirse and Lydia, sons-in-law David and Ray, sisters Peggy, Nellie and Marie, brother Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May Freddie Rest In Peace Requiem Mass on Wednesday in St. Paul’s Church, Lisduggan, followed by private cremation. Freddie’s Mass will be live streamed on Wednesday at 10 am by following the link below
https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-paul-s Freddie’s funeral cortège will be passing his residence at 10.50am approximately on Wednesday, after his funeral Mass, on route for private cremation.
No flowers by request, donations if desired to the Wheelchair Association by following the link below
https://www.iwa.ie/donate/ Due to H.S.E. guidelines the funeral Mass and cremation will be limited to 10 people and private to the immediate family. We suggest using the online condolence page below as an option to offer your sympathies. Thank you for your co-operation and consideration at this difficult time.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 15/02/2021 14:24:14
Monday 15th February 2021 14:24
Farewell & Thanks
Retirement of Dave Richardson, Area Mgr, Dublin Central, ESB Networks / Brian Tapley
After more than 40 years of dedicated service – Dave Richardson, Area Manager, Dublin Central, ESB Networks is retiring. Dave’s last day in work is this Thursday 18th February.
Unfortunately, due to the impact of COVID-19 and the current restrictions we will not be having a retirement event in-person at this time. However, we will be holding a retirement MS Teams video call with Dave and his colleagues at 3pm on Thursday 18th February. If anybody would like to be involved on this call please contact Brian Tapley directly for dial in details.
Thank you from Michael Wroth on his recent retirement / Michael Wroth
Thank you for all for the phone calls and emails that I received from colleagues in the lead up to my retirement last Friday 12th Feb. I can look back at the last 16 years with a sense of pride having had the opportunity to work for an excellent company with great people. I would like to wish my ESB colleagues all the very best for the future. I am looking forward to meeting you all in person soon (Covid-19 permitting) to say a proper farewell! Michael
Death of Mona Campion, mother of exESB Ciaran Campion & Grandmother of Neal Dexter & Sean Campion, Networks South Lotts Road/Continue reading →
Sadly, the death has been announced today of Mona Campion. Mother of retired colleague Ciarán Campion (Supervisor Inchicore/Finglas) and grandmother to colleagues Neal Dexter (Operations South Lotts Road) and Seán Campion (Faults Dept. South Lotts Road). Funeral subject to current Covid Restrictions. Further details later on RIP.ie.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 11/02/2021 14:24:14
Thursday 11th February 2021 14:24
Events & Launches
International Womens’ Day, EI Women in Engineering Group Launch /
Join us for the first event hosted by our newly formed Women in Engineering Group where we will examine issues affecting women in Engineering. This event will be a panel discussion with Sarah Claxton – Organisation Development Manager with ESB (and acting Chair of the Engineers Ireland Diversity Group), PJ Rudden – Chairman of Construction Sector Innovation and Digital Adoption at Dept of Public Expenditure and Reform. This event is open to members and non-members. Check http://www.engineersireland.ie/events for more details
Death of Betty (Elizabeth) Breen, mother of Willie Breen, DTE ESB Tipperary / Ed Hunt
Condolences to Willie and Eleanor on the death of Betty, peacefully in Limerick Regional Hospital.
Betty’s funeral will take place privately at St. Mary’s Church, Ballingaddy Friday 12th 12:30
Thank you from Aisling Moloney /Continue reading →
My family and I would like to thank all my friends and colleagues here in ESB for your support and kindness after the passing of my dear mum, Mary and brother, Michael.
I was overwhelmed by the many messages of condolence by text, call, email, cards & postings on RIP.ie and they have been a huge source of comfort during these sad and difficult times. Thank you, Aisling
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 10/02/2021 14:24:10
Wednesday 10th February 2021 14:24
Farewell & Thanks
Michael Wroth is retiring on Friday 12th Feb / 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 Patrick Quille, RIP – father of Declan, GT, Ardnacrusha Station / Anne Reynolds
The death has occurred of Patrick Quille (RIP) – Father of Declan Quille, Civil Engineering Manager, Ardnacrusha Station
Funeral Arrangements are as follows: In accordance with current government guidelines on public gatherings the funeral will take place privately. Funeral cortege will leave his home on Thursday, 11th February, at 10 am for 11 am Requiem Mass in Church of Most Holy Trinity, Templeglantine. Burial after in adjoining Cemetery, Reilig na Trínóide. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Milford Hospice. Our thoughts and prayers are with Declan and his family at this sad time. May he rest in peace.
Death of Ronnie Persse, RIP – Retired ESB / Carmel O’Connor
It is with great sadness that I am letting you know of the passing of Ronnie Persse. Many of us will remember his cartoons that regularly featured in Electrical Mail and its predecessors. His talent and wit will be sadly missed. https://rip.ie/death-notice/ronnie-persse-donnycarney-dublin/449037
PERSSE Ronnie (Donnycarney, Dublin 3), February 7th 2021, peacefully, at Beaumont Hospital, after a short illness. Very sadly missed by his wife Bríd, children Fintan, Brenda and Daragh, daughters-in-law Natalie and Lisa, son-in-law Stephen, grandchildren Daragh, Ethan, Aoife, David, Aaron, Sinead, Orla and Dylan, sister Sylvia, sister-in-law Joan, and all extended family and friends. May He Rest in Peace
Due to Government advice and HSE guidelines, a private funeral will take place for the immediate family only. The service can be viewed via webcam on Wednesday, February 10th at 11am by visiting http://www.donnycarneyparish.ie/webcam.html Family flowers only.
Death of Charlie Daniel, father of Linda, EMP HR & Father-in-law of former ESB colleague Kevina Daniel / Margaret KeatingContinue reading →
Charles (Charlie) Daniel, father of our colleague Linda Daniel-Christie and father-in-law of our former colleague Kevina Daniel, passed away peacefully on the 7th February at Beaumont Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Husband of the late Maura, grandfather of the late Jacqueline, beloved father of Peter, Brendan, Chalie, Linda and Valerie.
A private funeral will take place for immediate family only due to Government advice and HSE Guidelines. The funeral mass will be streamed live on Thursday morning at 11am. See http://www.rip.ie for details. Our thoughts and prayers are with Linda and Kevina at this sad time.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 09/02/2021 14:24:06
Tuesday 9th February 2021 14:24
Death of Louise Tucker, RIP, sister of Robert Tucker, ESB Networks / Jacinta RyanContinue reading →
Louise Tucker, sister of our colleague Robert passed away suddenly on 6th February 2021. Recently predeceased by her mother Elizabeth and her brothers Andrew and Gary. May Louise Rest in Peace
https://rip.ie/death-notice/louise-tucker-limerick-city-limerick/449012 Our thoughts and prayers are with Robert and his family at this sad time.