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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 27/01/2020 14:21:33

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    Monday 27th January 2020 14:21


    Eileen Harrington, mother of Pat, PD Design Wilton and husband of Paddy, ex ESB Wilton /
    I regret to inform you of the death of Eileen Harrington, mother of Pat Harrington, PD Design Wilton, and wife of the late Paddy Harrington (formerly ESB Wilton)
    Funeral arrangements: Reposing at O’Connor Bros. Funeral Home, North Gate Bridge, Removal on Tuesday January 28th at 6pm to the Church of The Ascension, Gurranabraher,
    Requiem Mass on Wednesday 29th at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Rathcooney Cemetery. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 23/01/2020 14:21:55

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    Thursday 23rd January 2020 14:21


    Bart Cox, RIP, father of Michelle, CS /
    It is with great sadness that we have heard of the death of Bart Cox , Father to our friend and colleague Michelle Mc Cabe ( nee Cox ) Electric Ireland
    Funeral Arrangments below : Reposing at his home on Friday 24th from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass at 10am on Saturday in The Church of The Sacred Heart, Killinarden, followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to The Irish Lung Foundation. Donation box in church. Our thoughts are with Michelle and all her Family at this difficult time.

    Martin Walsh, RIP, father of Anthony for ex-ESB Portlaoise / Sean Finnegan
    It is with great sadness that we heard about the death of Martin Walsh, father to our colleague Anthony Walsh and formally of ESB Portlaoise.
    Reposing at Keegans Funeral home (Portlaoise) from 6 pm on Thursday with rosary at 8 pm. On Friday removal from his residence to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s church for 12 noon requiem mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery.

    Myles O’Sullivan, RIP, brother of Gerry, ESB Networks Waterford /
    The sudden death of Myles O’Sullivan (brother of Gerry O’Sullivan, ESB Networks Waterford) ) has occurred today 22nd January, 2020. The funeral arrangements are as follows:
    Reposing at Power’s Funeral Home Ferrybank Waterford on Friday 24th January, followed by Requiem Mass on Saturday 25th January at The Sacred Heart Church Ferrybank Waterford. Our sympathies are which Gerry & his family at this time


    Building a Brighter Future in Tanzania / mailto:electricaid@esb.ie
    Changing lives through education in Tanzania, check out #electricaid’s latest project report on our website, our current funding round is open until 12 February, if you know of any projects at home or abroad please get in touch mailto:electricaid@esb.ie – https://electricaid.ie/2020/01/23/building-a-brighter-future-in-tanzania/

    People Leaving

    Don Palmer & Paul Farrell are retiring / Don Palmer
    Happy new year to all you workers / still employed in ESB. After 23 and 39 years respectively, Paul Farrell and Don Palmer (ESB International) are retiring.
    To mark our departure Paul & Don would like to invite our friends (good, bad and indifferent) and colleagues to join us on the 7th February from 5:30 onwards in Doheny & Nesbitt in Baggott Street.

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 22/01/2020 14:21:32

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    Wednesday 22nd January 2020 14:21


    Registration for the 2019 Sligo Walk is now open!/ Seamus Gilligan, ESB Networks, Cranmore Rd. Sligo
    This year’s 30k walk will take place on Saturday 16th May. Entry is open to all employees or retired staff employed directly by ESB as well as spouses/partners and children over the age of 18. Entry fee is €30 per person. Closing Date for entry is Friday May 9th.
    You can go straight to our entry form here: https://www.njuko.net/esbwalk2020/select_competition


    The death has occurred of Michael Devlin, Father of our friend and colleague Aoibheann Devlin / Daphne Jones
    The death has occurred of Michael Devlin, Father of our friend and colleague Aoibheann Devlin.
    Reposing at the family home on Tuesday between 4.30pm and 7.30pm. Removal on Wednesday (22nd January) to St. Fintan’s Church, Sutton arriving for 10am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Kilmashogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Raheny.

    Our thoughts are with Aoibheann and the Devlin Family at this time.

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    John Kernan is retiring/ Una Clarke
    John Kernan from Generation and Trading is leaving ESB after almost 40 years’ service on Thursday, 30th January. John has worked across many parts of ESB but is most reknowned for his time as the Governance guru here in Generation. John, also known as the “Governor”, leaves a great legacy in the Governance area and is highly respected across both Generation and Trading and other BU’s.
    John would like to invite you to share a few drinks and chat in the Yacht Pub on Clontarf Road on Thursday, 30th January from 6.30pm.
    Should you prefer tea & cake you can also join John and his colleagues in room 208 in Gateway 2 at 10am on Thursday, 30th January.
    Anyone wishing to contribute to a collection can contact Una Clarke (087-6878468) or Mark Fogarty in Gateway 2 (086-1940046) before 30th January.

    Sports & Social

    Electric Ireland livestreams the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups/
    Electric Ireland are delighted to once again be livestreaming a series of games across the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups in 2020 following on from the successful implementation in 2019.
    This week we are livestreaming an exciting semi-final encounter in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup between DCU DE and UCD Watch the game live at 6PM on ElectricIreland.ie/HEC

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 20/01/2020 14:21:41

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    Monday 20th January 2020 14:21


    Brendan Dowling, RIP, retired SAO Lanesborough and Rhode /
    It is with sadness that I inform you of the death of Brendan Dowling retired SAO Lanesborough and Rhode Stations. May He Rest in Peace Funeral Arrangements Later

    Events & Launches
    Trestees present on issues facing MPF fund / Catriona Hurley
    The Trustees of the Medical Providend Fund will be in ESB Gateway 2 on Thursday 23rd January 2020, where they will deliver a presentation to MPF members on issues facing the fund. This presentation will take place in the Conference Room (ground floor) Gateway 2 on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 9am. The presentation will take approximately 30 minutes followed by a Q & A session. Refreshments will be provided afterwards. This is an opportunity for the Trustees to meet with members, and also for members to give their views on the fund. While anyone who wishes to attend is welcome, in order to ensure adequate room for all attendees it is necessary to confirm your attendance by Tuesday 21st January 2020 by emailing Catriona Hurley.

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 16/01/2020 14:21:20

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    Thursday 16th January 2020 14:21

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    Retirement of John Stone, ESB Networks Roscrea / ESB Roscrea
    John Stone is retiring after over 40 years’ service based in his native Roscrea to start the next chapter in his life.
    Throughout his career, John was a loyal, hardworking and dedicated employee and also for many years represented his colleagues as a union shop steward.
    Outside of work, John together with his wife Margaret brought that same dedication to their tremendous fundraising for Our Ladys Childrens Hospital, Crumlin.
    John will be missed by his many friends and colleagues but we wish both John & Margaret good health and happiness in his retirement.
    There will be a retirement function held in the Golf Club, Roscrea on Friday 31 January at 7pm to mark the occassion. If you wish to be associated with the presentation please contact ; ESB Roscrea 0505/24501
    Christy Ferncombe 087/2495790
    Frank Hickey 087/0523223

    Thank You & farewell from Michael Quigley/
    My family and I extend our sincerest thanks to all who attended my retirement party last Thursday, 9th Jan. It was a wonderful evening, a joy to see you all and yet humbling that so many took the time and trouble to come along from Gateway, Dublin Airport, Retirement and many places in between! Thank you for the lovely gifts and flowers. Thank you also to everyone who called, who sent messages, emails, cards and texts full of good wishes for myself and my family.
    To all my colleagues down through the last 41 years – I have thoroughly enjoyed our journey together and I extend my heartfelt thanks and gratitude to you for your friendship, your patience and the treasured memories.
    I bid you farewell as I embark on my exciting Part III. I wish you and ESB every success in the years ahead. Kindest Regards,
    Michael Quigley

    Thank you from Anne O’Neill / Patricia Nolan
    I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who celebrated my retirement with me last week.
    I was quite overwhelmed by the attendance on the night itself and the numerous emails, phone calls, texts, flowers, gifts and cards I’ve received over the past number of weeks.
    As I said on the night, I am so grateful for having worked with the most wonderful colleagues over the years and having made the most amazing friendships and memories. I wish you all a healthy and happy future. Best wishes,

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 15/01/2020 14:21:52

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    Wednesday 15th January 2020 14:21

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    Thank you from Pauline McCann /
    I wish to thank everyone who attended my retirement party on Friday night. It was the most enjoyable night for me and my family. I will never forget the kindness of everyone that contacted me by email, phone calls and cards. The ladies and gentlemen from Cork that sent flowers is more than I deserve.
    The people that came from Leopardstown, Finglas, Clanwilliam and not least South Lotts it was just so wonderful to see you all there. It has been a joy working with you all as I call you my friends forever.
    Please accept my thanks to all the wonderful people I had the pleasure of working with over many years who put up with me and been so nice to me.
    It’s onwards and upwards for the next stage of my life but I won’t forget my life in the ESB as I have wonderful memories. I now have to start creating new memories for the next stage of my life. Best wishes to all
    Pauline McCann

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 14/01/2020 14:21:20

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    Tuesday 14th January 2020 14:21

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    Retirement of Adrian Harney / Pam O’Shea
    After 38 years of service to ESB, Adrian has decided to hang up his boots and retire and start the next chapter in his life.
    Adrian started in ESB in 1981 as a Graduate Engineer in the Portlaoise District (Carlow Group) and then worked in the Urban Planning and Work Management areas in the old Distribution Department, Osprey House. Adrian carried out a number of roles across ESB Networks including IT Systems Development, Profile Data Services, Meter Asset Management and Underground Networks. In 2017, Adrian moved from ESB Networks to Group Internal Audit to work as a senior auditor. Adrian has made a great contribution in all areas that he has worked in and has formed great friendships with colleagues across ESB.
    Adrian has represented ESB’s interests as Chairman of the Board of the Electro-Technical Council of Ireland and held the role of Chairman of ESPA/Unite from 2011 to 2014. He is currently a Trustee on the Board of ESOP.
    To mark his retirement, Adrian would like to invite his friends and colleagues to join him on Friday 21st February, 2020 at 5:30pm in Toners Bar (upstairs), Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. If you would like to be associated with Adrian’s presentation, please contact: Pam O’Shea, Group Internal Audit, Third Floor, Gateway 2 – extension 26781 Ryan Stafford, Group Internal Audit, Third Floor, Gateway 2 – extension 27730

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 13/01/2020 14:21:31

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    Monday 13th January 2020 14:21


    Death of Helen Hegarty, Sister of James Hegarty, ESB Lee Stations (Inniscarra) Co Cork /

    It is with regret that I inform you of the death of Helen Hegarty, sister of our colleague James Hegarty Plant Controller, Lee Stations (Inniscarra) Co Cork. Funeral arrangements as follows:
    Reposing at her home in Churchground, Kilgarvan, on Friday January 10th, from 5pm-8pm. Removal on Saturday morning, January 11th, to Saint Patrick’s Church, Kilgarvan for requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in local cemetery. May she rest in peace.
    Our thoughts & prayers are with James & his family at this difficult time.

    Death of Maureen (Moll) O’CONNELL (née Conway) sister of Brian Conway (GT – Trading) / Anthony Kelly
    It is with regret that I inform you of the death of Maureen O’Connell, sister of our colleague Brian Conway, GT – Trading. Funeral arrangements are as follows:
    Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Tuesday (Jan. 14th) from 5.30pm. Removal to Christ the King Church, Caherdavin at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday (Jan. 15th) at 11:30am. Funeral after to Castlemungret Cemetery.
    Family flowers only please; donations if desired to The Cancer Information and Support Centre, UHL. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brian and his family at this difficult time.

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  • Latest The Hub News @ : 10/01/2020 14:21:34

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    Friday 10th January 2020 14:21


    Death of George Gardiner, brother of Eugene, NCD Rosbrien / Carol Wixted
    It is with regret that I inform you of the death of George Gardiner, brother of our colleague Eugene Gardiner, NCD Rosbrien.
    Funeral arrangements as follows: Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Sunday (Jan. 12th) from 4.30pm. Removal at 6pm to St. John’s Cathedral. Requiem Mass on Monday (Jan. 13th) at 11am. Funeral after to Castlemungret Cemetery.
    Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to COPD Support Ireland. Our thoughts & prayers are with Eugene & his family at this difficult time

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  • Latest Hub News @ : 09/01/2020 14:21:34

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    Thursday 9th January 2020 14:21


    Thank you all for your kind words and sympathy over the loss of my father Denis Healy it is much appreciated From John Healy and my brother Padraig Healy
    Thank you also to everyone who atttended at the funeral home and at the removal

    Colm McQuillan R.I.P. (Father of Mary Dunne, Dundalk)/ Anne-Marie McDermott
    Death of Colm McQuillan, R.I.P. (Father of Mary Dunne, Project & Fixed Asset Accounting, Enterprise Services, Dundalk).
    The death has occurred of Colm McQuillan, R.I.P, beloved father of Mary Dunne, Project & Fixed Asset Accounting, Enterprise Services, Dundalk. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies go out to Mary and her family at this very sad time.
    Funeral arrangements are: Reposing at his home in Shanlis, Ardee, Co. Louth (Eircode A92 DW21) on Thursday, 9th January from 3 pm to 9 pm. Removal on Friday morning to St. Catherine’s Church, Ballapousta, Ardee for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.
    Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to St. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill Hill. House private on Friday morning. May he Rest in Peace. Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam uasal.

    Death of Kathleen McCANN (née Brady), Mother of Hugh McCann, SMART Metering Project/
    McCANN (née Brady) Kathleen (Churchtown, Dublin 14) – January 7, 2020, peacefully, at the Harvey Nursing Home, Terenure. Sadly missed by her loving husband Paddy, children Hugh and Mary, daughter-in-law Ilona, grandchildren Oisín and Francesca, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
    Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Willbrook, Rathfarnham on Thursday (Jan 9) from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday (Jan 10) at 10am in the Church of the Good Shepherd, Churchtown, followed by burial at Bohernabreena Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice.

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