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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 17/07/2019 14:21:40

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    Wednesday 17th July 2019 14:21

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    Charlie Crampton is retiring / Gerry Maher
    After more than 40 years of sterling service Charlie has decided to head back to his ranch in Offaly.
    A retirement celebration will be held on Saturday 20th July 2019 @ 9pm, in Seamus Murphy’s in Bracknagh Co.Offaly.
    Charlie would like to invite his friends and colleagues to join him on the night to celebrate his long and eventful career.
    If you would like to be associated with his presentation you can contact any of the following. John McGloin, Paddy Gorman, Mick Horan, Joe Bennett.

    Thank you from Jimmy Murphy, NDCC /
    To the many friends and colleagues who contacted me personally and those who texted me to wish me well on my retirement I wish to thank you all. To those who were able to join me for my retirement night thank you for your attendance to ensure we had a memorable evening.
    I wish all my colleagues in the NDCC and the wider ESB family all the best for the future. Best Wishes, Jimmy Murphy

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 16/07/2019 14:21:54

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    Tuesday 16th July 2019 14:21

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    ElectricAid – Empowering Communities around the World / ElectricAid
    Today, ESB in the Community BLOG featured ElectricAid and the work it has done to positively impact the lives of millions of people across communities worldwide. It emphasised how the contributions from staff and pensioners of ESB can bring real change at home and abroad.
    To find out more, click https://www.esb.ie/blog/esb-in-the-community/esb-in-the-community/2019/07/16/electricaid—empowering-communities-around-the-world.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 11/07/2019 14:21:25

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    Thursday 11th July 2019 14:21

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    Bernadette Power is Retiring / Hugh Cunningham
    After more than 40 years with ESB Bernadette has decided to take her well-earned retirement. Bernadette started working in ESB on 26th of March 1979 in the Drawing Training Office in Head Office. Following two years there, she joined the Transmission Department in Merion Square, working on 110 kV substation projects. She then moved to ESB International in 1989.
    Bernadette will retire on Thursday the 25th of July and we will have a small gathering of friends, family and colleagues to mark the day in One Dublin Airport. For further information please contact –
    Hugh Cunningham 37070 or Ciara Dolan 38407

    Ian Whitehead is retiring /
    Ian would like to invite his colleagues and friends from over the years to join him and Cathy for a drink in The Hairy Lemon in Dublin (https://thehairylemon.ie/ ) from 6pm on Friday 12th July.
    After 23 years of working for ESB and 45 working years in total Ian has decided to retire.
    Ian started his career working on the construction of Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in 1974. He joined ESB in 1996 at Corby power station as a Shift Manager. He worked there until early 2007 and then moved to Rousch in Pakistan as a Project Engineer, followed a couple of months later as Plant Manager. He left Rousch at the end of 2012 and moved to the UK as GB Windfarm Manager, looking after Fullabrook, Betws and West Durham. In 2016, he moved to Malta as Plant Manager of Delimara 4 a new independent power station built by Siemens. In 2018, he moved to Tilbury Green Power as Contracts Manager. He has made a tremendous contribution to ESB in his many different roles and will be greatly missed both professionally and personally.
    Ian would like to invite his colleagues and friends from over the years to join him and Cathy for a drink in The Hairy Lemon in Dublin (https://thehairylemon.ie/ ) from 6pm on Friday 12th July.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 10/07/2019 14:21:19

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    Wednesday 10th July 2019 14:21

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    Death of Agnes Egan, mother of Padraig Egan, retired / Colm Brophy
    It is with regret that I inform you of the death of Agnes Egan RIP, beloved mother of our friend and former colleague, Padraig Egan, Procurement Generation. May she rest in peace. Funeral arrangement are as follows:
    Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A Cabra Road on Wednesday 10/07/2019 from 4.00pm to 5.30pm with Removal to Christ the King Church, Cabra arriving for 6.00pm Service. Funeral Mass on Thursday after 10.00am Requiem Mass to St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Dublin. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis

    Death of Terry Lawlor, father of Eoin, EMP /
    It is with regret that I inform you of the passing of Terry Lawlor beloved father of our friend and colleague Eoin Lawlor (Engineering and Major Projects).
    Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Ardclough Road, Celbridge on Wednesday evening (July 10th) between 6 o’c and 8 o’c. Removal on Thursday morning (July 11th) to St. Patrick’s Church, Celbridge arriving for Requiem Mass at 11 o’c followed by cremation Newlands Cross Crematorium. https://rip.ie/death-notice/terry-lawlor-celbridge-kildare/393007

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    Tom Shiels is retiring / Colm Ó Raghallaigh
    Tom Shiels is retiring on Friday 9th August 2019 after 40 years of dedicated service to ESB.
    Tom would like to extend an invitation to all his friends and colleagues, past and present, to join him and his family in celebrating his retirement from 6pm on Friday 9th August 2019 in McGrattan’s Bar, 76 Fitzwilliam Lane, Baggot Street, Dublin 2.
    Please contact Jimmy Milne, John Fitzgerald or Colm Ó Raghallaigh on the 3rd floor in Swift Square for further details, or if you would like to be associated with Tom’s retirement.

    Mick Bolger is retiring /
    Retirement party for Mick Bolger. Will be held in Carpenter’s Lounge, Barrack Street, Carlow on friday the 26th of July 2019 at 8pm. All are welcome!

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 09/07/2019 14:21:49

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    Tuesday 9th July 2019 14:21

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    John Finn, RIP – father of Marie Boylan, CS Swift Square / Martin Carty
    It is with regret that I inform you of the sudden passing of John ( Sean ) Finn, beloved father of our friend and colleague, Marie Boylan, Customer Solutions, Santry. May he rest in peace. Funeral details as follows:
    Reposing at home on Wednesday evening from 5 o’c. until 7 o’c. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 10 o’c. in St. Brendan’s Church, Coolock Village. Funeral thereafter to Balgriffin Cemetery.

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    Diarmuid Doyle, ITS is retiring / Diarmuid Doyle
    Just to advise, for anyone who knows me, that I’ve decided to take the plunge and retire from ESB at the end of August 2019.
    There will be a night out, provisionally set for Thurs 29th August – venue to be advised later – all are welcome. Please put the date in your diaries. Diarmuid

    Farewell and thanks from Ollie Brogan /
    Thank you very much,
    As I move on from ESB I want to thank you for all your support during our time working together. I wish you all every success in your own careers.
    On behalf of my family thank you for making Friday 31st May 2019 such a remarkable occasion. Thanks, Ollie

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 04/07/2019 14:21:58

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    Thursday 4th July 2019 14:21

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    Maura Walsh, RIP, retired, ESB Networks Carrick-on-Suir / Siobhan White
    It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Maura Walsh, Carrick on Suir. The funeral arrangements are as follows:
    Reposing at Walsh’s Funeral Home, Carrick-on-Suir on Thursday from 5.00pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Nicholas’ Church. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10.30am with burial immediately afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery. Famiuly flowers only. Donations to Carrick-on-Suir Daycare Centre.

    Noreen Keane, RIP, sister of Gaye Kavanagh, AP Waterford /
    Death has occurred of Mrs. Noreen Keane (nee O’Brien), sister of Gaye Kavanagh, Accounts Payable, Gracedieu, Waterford Funeral Arrangements as follows:
    Reposing at her home in Slieveru on Wednesday July 3rd from 4pm to 8pm and on Thursday morning July 4th prior to removal to St.Mary’s Church, Ballygunner
    For Requiem Mass on arrival at 12.30pm. Followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers by request, donations if desired to Irish Heart Foundation.

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    Ian Whitehead, ESB/ESBI/GT/ EMP retires /
    After 23 years of working for ESB and 45 working years in total Ian has decided to retire. Ian started his career working on the construction of Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in 1974. He joined ESB in 1996 at Corby power station as a Shift Manager. He worked there until early 2007 and then moved to Rousch in Pakistan as a Project Engineer, followed a couple of months later as Plant Manager. He left Rousch at the end of 2012 and moved to the UK as GB Windfarm Manager, looking after Fullabrook, Betws and West Durham. In 2016, he moved to Malta as Plant Manager of Delimara 4 a new independent power station built by Siemens. In 2018, he moved to Tilbury Green Power as Contracts Manager. He has made a tremendous contribution to ESB in his many different roles and will be greatly missed both professionally and personally.
    Ian would like to invite his colleagues and friends from over the years to join him and Cathy for a drink in The Hairy Lemon in Dublin from 6pm on Friday 12th July.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 03/07/2019 14:21:54

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    Wednesday 3rd July 2019 14:21

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    Health Insurance / MPF
    • Are you considering taking out health insurance for the first time? • Is your current health insurance policy due for renewal?
    • Are you considering up-grading your level of health insurance cover?
    If so, why not contact ESB Health Insurance (Medical Provident Fund) for a quotation.

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    Thanks from Ray Aherne /

    Just a note to thank everyone who was so kind recently in the run-up to my recent retirement. Particular thanks to all of those who attended on the night, rang, texted, emailed etc. and those who sent gifts etc. My wife and family enjoyed the occasion and were delighted with the good wishes from everyone.

    Sports & Social

    Sportsco World Cup 2019 – save the date /
    The annual ESB Sportsco “World Cup” tournament will take place in Sportsco on Saturday 19th October. As usual, the tournament will consist of Men’s | Women’s | Over 40’s competitions.
    More information will follow closer to the event. Any queries should be directed to mailto:sportsco.world.cup@esb.ie

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 02/07/2019 14:22:32

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    Tuesday 2nd July 2019 14:22

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    Retirement of Jimmy Murphy, Control Room Operator, NDCC, Leopardstown /
    Jimmy Murphy, Control Room Operator, NDCC, Leopardstown Road is retiring on Wednesday 3rd July following 37 years of dedicated service with ESB Networks.
    Jimmy started his career in June 1981, with TOD in Inchicore, where he was involved in the construction and maintenance of HV stations for over 20 years. In October 2002, Jimmy moved to his current role as Control Room Operator in the National Distribution Control Centre where he has made a significant contribution for the last 17 years.
    Jimmy would like to extend an invitation to all of his friends and colleagues to join him in celebrating his retirement from 5pm on Friday 12th July in Westmanstown Conference and Events Centre (The Garda Club), Westmanstown, Clonsilla, Dublin 15, D15Y2DH.
    Please contact Mark King or Stephen O’Reilly for further details or if you would like to be associated with Jimmy’s retirement.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 01/07/2019 14:21:26

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    Monday 1st July 2019 14:21

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    Tom Brennan, RIP, brother of Michael, ESB Networks Kilkenny /
    It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Tom Brennan, brother of Michael ESB Kilkenny. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Tom Brennan, Ballycuddihy, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny.
    Peacefully at his residence on Sunday, 30th June 2019. Pre-deceased by his father Martin. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, his loving wife Carmel, his adored children Katie, Mark and James, his mother Noreen, brothers Pat, Martin and Michael, sisters Marie, Joan and Geraldine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncle, mother-in-law Kathleen Doyle, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, family and a wide circle of friends. May Tom Rest in Peace
    Reposing at his residence (R95 WE28) on Monday from 4pm until 8pm. Reposing at his residence on Tuesday with Rosary and Vigil Prayers at 8pm. Funeral arriving to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballycallan for Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ballykeeffe. Family flowers only, donations if desired to The Carlow Kilkenny Home Care Team. House private please on Wednesday morning.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 27/06/2019 15:40:08

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    Thursday 27th June 2019 15:40

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    Death of Margaret Anne Colton /
    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.

    Death of Monica Finnerty / Cormac Barden
    Monica Finnerty – (mother of Marcella Finnerty) passed away peacefully on the 24th June.
    Reposing at Roundfort Community Funeral home this evening (Wednesday 26th June) from 5.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to the church of the immaculate Conception, Roundfort, Co-Mayo.
    Mass of the Resurrection tomorrow (Thursday 27th June) at 11am with burial aftherwards in Roundfort Cemetery. Enquires to Donnellans Funeral Directors Claremorris 087 4117298

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    Fibarr Quigley is retiring / 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 https://thehub.esb.ie/corporate-centre/Purpose-Strategy/csr/Pages/Electric-Aid.aspx, you could do this in two ways by ahttps://electricaid.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/electricaid-once-off-deduction-form.docand 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. http://www.electricaid.ie

    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.

    Pat Carroll retires / 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

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