- Latest ESBNET News @ : 03/08/2022 14:23:53
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 14:23
Farewell & Thanks
Martina Hickey, TL Revenue Protection is retiring / Mary DunneContinue reading →
Our friend and colleague, Martina retires from ESB on Friday 12 August after 42 years of dedicated service.
Martina joined ESB in June 1980 in Edward St Tralee and worked In Income in Tralee and from there moved to Stores Office . During these Years Martina also covered Relief work in many of the local Area offices . In 1991 Martina also did relief Work in Wilton . In 2004 she moved from Edward Street to the Basin and in 2005 with the major transition to MOIP she worked in Database from 2005 to 2006 . In 2007 a Revenue Protection unit was set up in Tralee and Martina became a prominent member of that Team . Since the Formation of the Team Martina excelled in having many Enhancements brought to the Team which enabled customer Complaints and queries be dealt with in a quicker and more efficient manner. Martina managed and dealt with supplier and customer queries on a daily Basis Her knowledge was Extensive and she dealt with all issues in a methodical order and had a great ability to solve and deal with Metering queries. Martina carried out her role in her own cool, calm and collected way and was always one to give clear advice to many. She will be missed around Tralee and further afield for her help and advise given to so many over the years. We would all like to wish Martina all the best and hope she has a long and happy retirement with her Husband Billy and her family. To mark this occasion Martina would like to invite you to join her on Friday, 12th August, 2022 at The Courtyard, Benner’s Hotel, Tralee @ 7.00pm. Anyone who wishes to be associated with Martina’s presentation can contact any of the following: Hilda Doody, Keith McCarthy, Aileen Coakley or Yvonne Taggart
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 29/07/2022 14:24:01
Friday 29th July 2022 14:24
Apprentice opportunities at Moneypoint / Talent Acquisition
Generation And Trading’s Moneypoint location, one of Ireland’s largest generating stations, is inviting those interested to apply for their Apprenticeship Programmes (Mechanical and Electrical) which will commence in September 2021. The apprenticeship programme will provide successful candidates with: • both on-the-job and classroom-based learning
• dynamic work experience working in one of the most technically advanced generating plants in Europe
• the skills required to undertake routine power plant maintenance as well as diagnose and problem-solve complex power plant faults
• attain a recognised Level 6 Trade Certificate with a world-class Utility Company
If you know someone who would be interested in this opportunity please ask them to apply here:
https://careers.esb.ie/job/MoneyPoint-ESB-Generation-&-Trading-ElectricalMechanical-Apprenticeship-2022-MoneyPoint/751354702/ Closing date for applications is no later than 5pm on Monday 8th August 2022.
Death of Detta Duffy, wife of John Duffy, former COO, Generation / Anita GribbenContinue reading →
It is with sadness that we learned of the death of Detta Duffy, wife of our friend and former colleague John Duffy, former Chief Operations Officer, Generation.
Detta will be reposing at her family home in Blackrock on Friday 29th July 2022 from 5pm – 7pm. Her funeral mass will take place in St. John The Baptist Church, Blackrock, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at 11am followed by burial in Holmpatrick Cemetery in Skerries, Co Dublin. May she rest in peace. Full details posted on http://www.rip.ie
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 27/07/2022 14:24:08
Wednesday 27th July 2022 14:24
Farewell & Thanks
Reminder that Tom Browne is retiring on Thursday 28 July / Conor Healy
Our friend and colleague Tom Browne will retire on the 29th July, after 40 years dedicated service to ESB.
Tom joined ESB in 1982. In his early career he spent time in Marina, Great Island, Ferbane and Moneypoint generating stations. He moved to Poolbeg generating station in 1988, where he spent most of his career. Tom moved to Generation in Head-Office in 2009 and then to the newly formed Engineering & Major Projects BU in 2018 as Manager of Generation Engineering. Tom would like to invite his friends and colleagues from ESB to join him in celebrating his retirement on Thursday the 28th July at 18:00 in McGrattan’s, Fitzwilliam Lane.
Death of Batt Hannon, ex ESB Rosbrien /Continue reading →
It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of our retired colleague and friend Bartholomew (Batt) Hannon. Funeral arrangements as follows: Reposing at Lyons Funeral Home, Derry, Listowel, on Wednesday evening from 6.30 pm to 8 pm. Funeral arriving to St. Mary’s Church, Listowel, on Thursday morning at 11.15 am, with the Requiem Mass for Bartholomew (Batty) being celebrated at 11.30 am, live-streamed on http://www.listowelparish.com, followed by burial afterwards in St. John Paul II Cemetery, Ballybunion Road, Listowel. May he rest in peace
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 25/07/2022 14:23:47
Monday 25th July 2022 14:23
Death of David Daly, father of Lorraine, Electric Ireland / Natasha Keena
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of David Daly, beloved father of our colleague Lorraine Daly, Electric Ireland. May he RIP. Our thoughts and prayers are with Lorraine and her family at this sad time.
Funeral took place this morning at St. Matthew’s Church, Ballyfermot with burial in Palmerstown Cemetery. Condolences can be left on http://www.rip.ie
Thanks from the family of Betty McCord / Lisa McCord
I would like to express my sincere and heartfelt thanks and that of my family for the many expressions of sympathy extended to us on the passing our Mam Betty. Whether you sent a card, sent a lovely message, telephoned or attended the funeral it was of great comfort to us and very much appreciated.
Thanks from the family of Myra Flynn / Jimmy FlynnContinue reading →
I would like to express my heartfelt thanks and that of my family for the many expressions of sympathy extended to us on the recent passing of my mum. Whether you sent a card, text, email, telephoned, called to the house or attended the funeral it was a great comfort to us and is really appreciated.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 20/07/2022 14:23:52
Wednesday 20th July 2022 14:23
Death of Ann O’Brien, RIP, mother of Tom O’Brien, ESB Fisheries Parteen / Tom Moran
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Ann O’Brien, beloved mother of our friend and colleague Tom O’Brien, ESB Fisheries, Parteen. Ann O’Brien (nee Reddan), Montpelier, O’Brien’s Bridge, Co. Limerick, formerly of Cross Roads, Killaloe. July 18th 2022, died peacefully at Milford hospice in the presence of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Jim. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Marie, Annette, Geraldine, Deirdre and Shirley, sons Tom, Seamus, Michael, Sean, Pat and Alan, sons in law, daughters in law, partners, sister Mary, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May She Rest in Peace. Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home Castleconnell Thursday 21st July from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.. Arrival on Friday 22nd to St. Joseph’s Church Castleconnell for Requiem Mass at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed on http://www.castleconnellparish.ie, burial afterwards in Stradbally Cemetery, Castleconnell. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Milford Hospice. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tom and his family at this sad time
Death of Eddie Boyle, Electrician, Fitz 27 / Paul Newe
It is with regret we inform you of the death of our former colleague Eddie Boyle, Electrician, Head Office who passed away on Monday 18th July. Reposing at Cunninghams Funeral Home, Church Avenue, Blanchardstown on Thursday Evening (21st July) from 5pm to 7pm. Removal to the church of St Thomas the Apostle, Laural Lodge, Castleknock on Friday morning for Requim mass at 11am followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery. RIP
Death of Gary Palmer, Shift Mgr Corby / Brian Harvey
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Gary Palmer, Shift Manager and colleague at Corby Power Station for 27 years. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family at this time. Gary, aged 63, passed away on Sunday 17th July in Northampton General Hospital, surrounded by his family after a long illness. Much loved and missed by his wife Bev, daughter Emma, his son Matt and Matt’s fiancée Chelsea, and his beloved granddaughter Isla-Mae, as well as friends and colleagues – past and present – at Corby Power Station. May Gary rest in peace. Details of the funeral arrangements will be shared in the coming days.
Death of Jean Tobin, mother of Graham, EMP/ Richard Sheehan
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Jean Tobin beloved mother of our friend and colleague GRAHAM TOBIN, EMP. May she Rest in Peace. Reposing at the Brian McElroy Funeral Home, Monastery Road, Clondalkin Village, on Thursday from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10am in Church of the Good Sheppard, Churchtown followed by Cremation in The Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome Cemetery. Full details posted on http://www.rip.ie
Thanks from Lisa McCord / Lisa McCord
I would like to express my sincere and heartfelt thanks and that of my family for the many expressions of sympathy extended to us on the passing my our Mam Betty. Whether you sent a card, sent a lovely message, telephoned or attended the funeral it was of great comfort to us and very much appreciated.
Thanks from Peter Kirk / Peter KirkContinue reading →
The Kirk Family would like to express our sincerest Thanks for the many expressions of sympathy on the unexpected passing of our Dear sister Cathy. Your support is very much appreciated and a great comfort to us all.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 19/07/2022 14:23:13
Tuesday 19th July 2022 14:23
Thanks from Jennifer Miley / Jennifer Miley
My family and I would like to thank you all for your support and for the many expressions of sympathy extended to us on the recent passing of my Dad Andy. Everyone who sent a card, text, email, telephoned or attended the funeral helped us in this very difficult time and your support is very much appreciated, it was a great comfort to us and will continue to be so over the coming months.
Death of Thomas O’Driscoll, father of Fran O’Driscoll / Ger EnnisContinue reading →
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Thomas O’Driscoll beloved father of our friend and colleague Fran O’Driscoll. O’DRISCOLL THOMAS (TOM) (Dun Bolg, Carraig na bhFear, Co Cork): On July 17th, 2022, peacefully, in his 94th year, after a short illness at the Mercy University Hospital, beloved husband of the late Ellen (Dunlea), loving and caring dad to Margaret (O’Brien), Michael, Colin, Sheila, Fran (Doherty) Tomás and Eileen (Twomey), pre-deceased by his twin brother Denis and sisters Mary Frances and Sheila. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his much adored grandchildren Colm, Ciarán, Amanda, Michael, Laura, Kate, Ciara, Thomas, Cathal, Caoimhe, Thomas, Con and Cara and great- grandchildren, Fintan, Declan and Nikiforos, daughters-in-law Breda & Mary Jo, sons-in-law Dominic, Brian and Clement, relatives, kind neighbours and a wide circle of good friends. Reposing at Barry Bros. Funeral Home, Hazelwood, Glanmire on Wednesday (July 20th) from 5.00pm to 6.00pm. Requiem Mass at 2.00pm on Thursday (July 21st) in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Carraig na bhFear which can be viewed on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/Camera/church-of-the-immaculate-conception2 Funeral afterwards to Dun Bolg Cemetery. Please leave your personal message for Tom’s family on the condolence section on below or through http://www.jerhoconnorfuneralhomes.ie
“May his gentle soul rest in peace”. Our thoughts and prayers are with Fran and her family at this sad time
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 18/07/2022 14:22:51
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 https://funeralslive.ie/christy-mooney/ 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 MaloneContinue reading →
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 http://www.rip.ie. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with Sean & all his Family at this sad time. May Her Kind & Gentle Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 15/07/2022 14:34:13
Friday 15th July 2022 14:34
Farewell & Thanks
Ger Tarmey is retiring / Mat Cunningham
Our friend and colleague, Ger Tarmey retires from ESB on Friday 22nd July after 43 years of dedicated service. Ger joined ESB as an apprentice electrician based in Galway in 1978. On completion of his apprenticeship, Ger joined Projects Department and worked on the refurbishment of North Wall Power station and subsequently on the construction of Moneypoint Power station in the early 1980’s. Following the completion of the third unit in Moneypoint in 1986, Ger moved back to his home county to work in Area Operations. After a number of years there including On-Call NT, Ger took up the role of CSS in 2008.
It was to be in this role over the next 14 years that his true style and skills shone through. It being one of the more diverse CSS roles in the country, having it all from the demands of an ever growing city and its suburbs to the demands of the islands off the coast of Galway and the rural Conemara network.
Ger carried out his role in his own cool, calm and collected way and was always one to give clear advice to many. He will be missed around the place. We would all like to wish Ger all the best and hope he has a long and happy retirement with his wife Mary and his family where his expansive DIY and renovation skills are already in big demand. Ger will be marking his occasion later in the summer with all his colleagues.
Note of Appreciation from the Family of Michael Quigley (Deceased) / Violet Quigley
I would like to express my heartfelt thanks and that of my family for the many expressions of sympathy extended to us on the recent passing of my Dad. Whether your sent a card, text, email, telephoned, called to the house or attended the funeral it was a great comfort to us and is very much appreciated.
Death of Bobby Aylward, father of Triona, Business Support Supervisor / Pat BeechinorContinue reading →
The death has occurred of Bobby, father of Triona Aylward, Business Support Supervisor, South, former TD and MCC, on July 14th, 2022, peacefully, in the presence of his loving family, after a long illness bravely borne. Deeply regretted by his heart broken wife Helena, daughter Triona, sons Bob and Mark, daughters-in-law Lisa and Margaret, beloved grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends. Reposing on Saturday at Donnacha Doyle & Sons Funeral Home, Grannagh, Kilmacow, County Kilkenny (X91 C962) from 2:00pm until 8:00pm. Arriving on Monday at All Saints Church, Knockmoylan, Mullinavat, County Kilkenny (via his residence) for requiem Mass at 1:00pm. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery. https://rip.ie/death-notice/bobby-aylward-mullinavat-kilkenny/501893 Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Triona and her family at this very sad time. May he Rest In Peace.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 13/07/2022 14:31:25
Wednesday 13th July 2022 14:31
Farewell & Thanks
Thanks from Miriam Coyne on her retirement /Continue reading →
I’d like to thank all my ESB colleagues past and present for their friendship and support throughout the years. It was a great experience working for ESB and I feel lucky to have had that privilege. Best wishes to all my colleagues for the future. Miriam Coyne
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 07/07/2022 14:23:19
Thursday 7th July 2022 14:23
Farewell & Thanks
Vincent Litchfield is retiring /Continue reading →
After 42 years of dedicated service, Vincent Litchfield, has decided to retire. Vincent started in ESB in February 1980 in the Dundalk offices and undertook a number of roles in Dundalk and laterally in Clanwilliam within the former Customer Supply business and most recently as a Customer Relationship Manager for Electric Ireland supporting some of Electric Irelands most significant customers. Vincent has made many friends over his years in ESB and he will be greatly missed by his colleagues and also by the many customers that Vincent has supported and served with such professionalism and distinction over his career. I’m sure you would like to join me in wishing Vincent a long, healthy and happy retirement. Vincent would like to invite his many friend to join him on Friday 22nd July in The Garden, Kennedy’s Bar, Carrick Road Dundalk A91 WY10 (directly opposite Dundalk Train Station) from 5.30pm