- Latest ESBNET News @ : 22/10/2021 14:20:48
Friday 22nd October 2021 14:20
Death of Patrick Eustace, father of Ray, Networks Ops & formerly SLR /Continue reading →
The death has occurred of Patrick (Padraig) Eustace (Walkinstown and formerly of Crumlin) father of our friend and colleague Ray Eustace, Network Operations, ESB Networks and formerly South Lotts Road. Unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family at Tallaght Hospital; beloved husband of May and much loved father of Ray and Caitríona. Sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughter, daughter-in-law Suzanne, grandchildren Katie, Rebecca, Matthew and David, brother James, sisters Cora & Rosaleen, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at the Brian McElroy Funeral Home, Crumlin Village on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. Funeral Mass on Bank Holiday Monday (Oct 25th) at 10am in Church of the Assumption, Walkinstown followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 21/10/2021 14:21:28
Thursday 21st October 2021 14:21
Farewell & Thanks
Patsy Ryan, ESB Networks is retiring / Kevin HarringtonContinue reading →
After nearly 42 years of dedicated service, Patsy Ryan of ESB Networks CD Limerick, is hanging up his boots tomorrow 22nd Oct 2021. Patsy has done trojan work for ESB over the years, on a day to day basis doing so much for so many people behind the scenes and also having been On-call in Limerick for many years. There isn’t a section of network or difficult customer in Limerick, who Patsy doesnt know and has dealt at some stage! He is known by all in Rosbrien and will be missed greatly by his collegues. For anyone who knows Patsy, we will be having a cup of tea to mark his retirement tomorrow morning first thing in Rosbrien. We wish Patsy all the best in the next stage of his life and hope to further mark this milestone in the future when the covid situation allows.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 19/10/2021 14:20:43
Tuesday 19th October 2021 14:20
Thank you from Aoife McGettrick, ESB Networks /Continue reading →
I wish to thank all of my colleagues and friends who sympathised on the recent passing of my beloved Mammy (Vena). Your support gave me great comfort during this very difficult time. The Holy sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for all your intentions. Best regards, Aoife
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 15/10/2021 14:21:06
Friday 15th October 2021 14:21
Farewell & Thanks
Dave Reynolds retires today / Carmel O’ConnorContinue reading →
The day has arrived to say goodbye to Dave Reynolds. Dave officially finishes on Friday Oct. 15th – although he has enjoyed some time off on leave before reaching this significant milestone. Dave has led a stellar career with ESB Networks, working across a significant number of projects and initiatives, including most recently in the Smart Metering project, holding a lead role since 2007 through the inception, design and ultimately the successful establishment of the deployment operations centre. On behalf of all at Smart Metering and the wider ESB Networks business we would like to wish Dave and his family the very best of luck in his retirement. We look forward to marking the occasion in person when covid restrictions allow.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 11/10/2021 14:22:49
Monday 11th October 2021 14:22
Death of Paddy Garry, father of Noel, HV Stations 1 Rosbrien Limerick /Continue reading →
The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) Garry father of Noel HV Stations 1 Rosbrien Limerick peacefully at home after a short illness. Beloved husband of Lizzie and loving father of Patricia, Anna, Kieran, Patrick and Noel.
Deeply regretted by his loving family, his brothers Oliver, Tom (TV), Edward and sister Emily. Sadly missed by his daughters and sons in law, his grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sisters and brother in law and all extended family.
Requiem mass took place this mornign at 11.00am Monday 11th October at St Michael’s church, Kildysart with Burial afterwards in local cemetery. You can leave your condolences on RIP.ie: https://rip.ie/death-notice/patrick-paddy-garry-kildysart-clare/472233
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 08/10/2021 14:22:30
Friday 8th October 2021 14:22
Death of Liam Byrne, ex Ringsend Station & PG Procurement / Mark Harmon
It is with great sadness that I advise that our friend and former colleague Liam Byrne (formerly of Ringsend Generating Station and Power Generation Procurement) passed away peacefully on October 6th 2021 at Beaumont Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of 45 years to Dolores, and cherished father of Stephen, Niamh and Gráinne. Liam will be very sadly missed by his daughter-in-law Áine, sons-in-law Darren and John, grandchildren Luke and Jack, brother John, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and wide circle of friends.
May He Rest in Peace Reposing at Jennings Funeral Home, Oscar Traynor Road, on Saturday, October 9th 2021, from 2pm to 4pm for family and close friends only. Removal on Monday, October 11th 2021, to St Paul’s Church, Ayrfield arriving for 11am Funeral Mass. The funeral cortege will pass the residence after 12 noon on Monday, October 11th, on the way to Balgriffin Cemetery Extension for burial.
Further details can be found on https://rip.ie/showdn.php?dn=472074/LiamBYRNE/Ayrfield/Dublin
Death of May Fallon, mother of Kevin, ESB Garrycastle, Athlone /
The death has occurred of Mary (May) Fallon, R.I.P., mother of our colleague and friend Kevin Fallon, ESB Garrycastle, Athlone. Mary (May) Fallon (née Breheny), Eskerbane, Brideswell, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Glanduff, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon, Thursday, October 7th, 2021, peacefully, in the tender and loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe, in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Pat, daughter Kaye, brothers Michael and Paddy and sister Rose Morris. Sadly missed by her loving sons Liam, PJ, Michael John, Kevin, Noel and Kieran, daughters Rose, Bernie and Lily, sons in law, daughters in law, sister Kathleen Harney, sister in law Myra Breheny, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and her many good friends. May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace Mary’s funeral cortége will leave her home on Saturday morning (October 9th) at 11.30 o’c to arrive at St Brigid’s Church, Curraghboy for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 o’c. Burial afterwards in Cam Cemetery. (Church numbers are limited to 50% capacity)
Death of Jo Brogan, mother of Donal Brogan, Enterprise Services and formerly GT /Continue reading →
Beloved wife of the late Jim. Dear Mother of Joan, Paula, Alan, Cormac, Donal and Déirdre. Sadly missed by her daughters, sons, sixteen grandchildren, sons-in-law Stephen, Philip and Jerome, daughters-in-law Kristin, Trish and Geraldine, extended family and friends.
May she rest in peace. Reposing at Macken’s Funeral Home, Distillery Road, Wexford, on Friday, 8th October, from 4.00 to 6.00 pm. Removal on Saturday, 9th October, to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosslare Strand, for Funeral Mass at 1.00 pm. Cremation shall take place privately.
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 07/10/2021 14:21:06
Thursday 7th October 2021 14:21
Farewell & Thanks
Stephen Ryan retires today, 7th Oct / Ted O’ Connell
Stephen Ryan has decided to move on to the next chapter, following 44 years of dedicated service to ESB. He retires exactly 44 years later, on the date he entered the company. Stephen Started his career in Gracedieu on the 7th of October 1977, rotated through all aspects of work in the old Waterford district, especially enjoying UG cable and HV station work. He qualified in 1981, started in Stations dept. Waterford, worked on the upgrading of Arklow 220kV stn., meter security and Group operations on the UG system.
In 1984 he seconded to the Electricity Supply Commission in Zimbabwe spending three happy years on operations and fault hunting in the African bush and doing the occasional cable joint!
1987, he returned to ESB in Waterford and resumed his fascination with the underground system. He then moved to Network Projects in Gracedieu in 2002, working on asset replacement, maintenance and upgrading of the system from LV to 220kV. In 2010 he moved back to his spiritual home in underground construction Waterford as temporary supervisor. In 2011 he moved to HV Stations Waterford after the realignment of Networks, returning to station work and the odd cable joint!
An opportunity to return to the world of underground cables came in 2015 when Stephen was appointed as Technical Training Officer in the Networks Training Centre, Portlaoise.
Since then, he has imparted a huge array of his knowledge and experience to others through his role as Training officer. He now has plenty of time to pursue his interests in cycling, rowing, sea kayaking, motor bikes and trad music. We wish Stephen a long, happy, healthy retirement as the next chapter of his journey begins.
https://thehub.esb.ie/Noticeboard/Pages/Noticeboard.aspx?ID=4761 / Caroline Kinsella O’MAHONY Donagh (Hillcrest, Julianstown, Co. Meath)
Peacefully, at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his wife Emer. Deeply regretted by his son Oisín, brothers Ciaran, Mícheál and Sean, in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at his home on Thursday evening (Oct 7th) from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral on Friday morning at 10.40am in Dardistown Crematorium, Old Airport Road, Co. Dublin [EirCode: K67 HP26] Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre. https://gkcancersupport.com/ https://rip.ie/death-notice/donagh-o-mahony-julianstown-meath/471905
Death of Eithne Kane, mother of Karl, ESB Networks Naas & Paddy (retired Finglas staff) / Stewart ConlonContinue reading →
The death has occurred of Eithne Kane (nee Sheridan), R.I.P. Mother of Karl Kane (ESB Naas) and of Paddy Kane (Retired Staff ESB Finglas), Lodge Park, Straffan, Co. Kildare and late of Drumullen, Co. Cavan, October 5th 2021, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Mount Pleasant Lodge Nursing Home, Kilcock. Beloved wife of the late Ned, deeply regretted by her loving children Paddy, Ann, Pauline, Claire, Eamonn, Mary, Michael, Colette, Tony, Karl, Paul and Bernadette, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother Billy, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Eithne will be reposing at her residence on Thursday from 4-8pm, with rosary at 8pm. Her funeral cortége will be leaving her residence on Friday morning at approx. 10:45am to arrive at St. Brigid’s Church, Straffan for 11am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Straffan Cemetery. Those who would like to line the route, may do so in a safe and socially distanced manner. The church will be limited in capacity to 50%, but people are welcome to view Eithne’s Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am by clicking on the following link : https://www.celstra.ie/live-feed/
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 06/10/2021 14:21:18
Wednesday 6th October 2021 14:21
Farewell & Thanks
Note by Paddy Murray on his retirement (delayed post) / Paddy Murray, ESB NetworksContinue reading →
Posted on behalf of Paddy Murray: I’m pulling in for new tires on Friday 1st October. The present set many would say resemble my head – bald and full of air! The next set will hardly last as long! To all who know me thanks for all your help and support for so long. For those than don’t log it as a Near Miss! For those that gave me the honour and priviledge to represent them in either the IR arena or on the Safety front my sincere thanks. Stay safe and sound. Ni neart go cur le cheile. Slan go foil, Paddy Murray
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 05/10/2021 14:22:10
Tuesday 5th October 2021 14:22
Farewell & Thanks
Retirement of Michael “Haulie” Leamy / John Seale
On Friday October 8th Michael “ Haulie “ Leamy will retire after more that 47 years dedicated service. Michael’s career in ESB stretched from Transmission to Area Linesman, Security and finally Lifting and Handling Inspector. Michael found his home as Lifting and Handling Inspector where his many skills were put to excellent use. On behalf of all his colleagues we wish Michael and his family a long happy and healthy retirement.
Retirement of Siobhan Hand / Anne-Marie McDermott
After over 43 years of dedicated service, Siobhan Hand will be retiring from ESB on Thursday, 14th October 2021. Siobhan joined ESB and started her career in Cost and Management Unit, Chapel Street, Dundalk. She gained great experience right across ESB, through her work in Payroll Unit, Revenue Unit, Consumer’s Unit and most recently in Project and Fixed Asset Accounting. Siobhan was instrumental in the roll out of the new Cashier system to all Cash Desks. More recently, she was also involved with the introduction of SAP4 Hana, where she is an expert in all things SAP related.
Siobhan’s calmness, thoroughness and extensive knowledge have been invaluable, and she has made a noteworthy and positive contribution to the success of ESB. Her absolute persistence and doggedness when it came to tackling difficult queries has been much admired and appreciated by all her colleagues. She is a reliable source of advice, not just in work related matters but in personal matters as well.
Siobhan’s friendly personality has ensured that she made many good friends amongst staff (both past and present), right across ESB. (Indeed, she still remembers most of the staff numbers, although it’s been quite a while since she worked in Payroll). Siobhan will be missed by all, particularly her friends in Avenue Road, Dundalk but most especially, by those of us in the Project and Fixed Asset Accounting Unit.
On behalf of everyone, we wish to thank you Siobhan for the huge contribution you have given to ESB, over the course of your career. We will miss your calmness, your friendship, the chats, the recipe sharing, sound advice and not forgetting: the delivery of those Tommy Cooper One-Liners! We hope you enjoy the extra time to devote to your golf game, to pounding the pavements of Dundalk and of course, babysitting your four beloved Grand-Children. We wish you good health and happiness to enjoy every minute of your retirement with your husband Ciaran (Customer Solutions, Swift Square), your sons Niall, Fergal and Ronan, your grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, it is not possible to celebrate Siobhan’s retirement with her, in person, as we’d really like to do. However, we look forward to celebrating with Siobhan, later on, when we can give her the proper send-off that she so deserves. Very good luck to you Siobhan – we will really miss you.
Death of Betty Keogh, mother of Brendan, Turlough Hill & Liffey Stations (delayed post) /Continue reading →
The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Betty) Keogh mother of Brendan Keogh, Turlough Hill & Liffey Stations. Elizabeth (Betty) Keogh (nee Humphries), Yellow Bog, Kilcullen, Co Kildare, who died on 4th October 2021, peacefully, at Naas Hospital, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Bill and mother of the late Peter, sadly missed by her loving daughters Sheila, Maureen, Liz, Bernie, Theresa and Ann, sons Jimmy, Seanie, Liam and Brendan, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Funeral took place earlier today at Gormanstown Church. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but due to current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in the condolence RIP.ie page. May Betty Rest In Peace
- Latest ESBNET News @ : 01/10/2021 14:21:12
Friday 1st October 2021 14:21
Farewell & Thanks
A note from Colm Smith on his retirement (delayed post) / Garry Cosgrove
Dear friends and colleagues, After 42 memorable years I will retire from ESB this Friday October 1st. Before I go I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you that I worked with, dealt with or met over the years for the assistance, kindness and courtesy you have shown to me. ESB has been a really great place to work and it is the people who work here that make it so. There are many reasons why ESB has been a really good employer to me and I would particularly like to acknowledge the company’s supportive approach to the development of its staff which I availed of particularly in my earlier years. In modern times some careers can see people seeking work in different countries and different continents. I managed to stay closer to home starting and finishing in Clanwilliam House (half a mile from where grew up) with stints in the Personnel Building on Mount Street and Head Office, all of which are within a stone’s throw of each other. I am a little disappointed that I cannot have the customary ‘do’ on my departure night and I hope to hold one when the restrictions allow. It’s a small inconvenience but nothing compared to the hardship and suffering Covid has caused for so many. I wish you and your families health and happiness for the future. Best regards, Colm
Rioghnach Buckley retires on 8th Oct / Ger Brennan
After over 40 years of dedicated service our colleague, Rioghnach Buckley is retiring on Friday the 8th of October.
The contribution that Rioghnach has made to the organisation and the number of friends she has made over her career is testament to her hard work and warm, caring personality. Also, the contribution that she has made to many and varied voluntary groups ranging from Savvi Credit Union, member of the social and medical group to the chief organiser of our Lotto group, savings group and social outings.
As the last of the Covid-19 restrictions are still in place, a proper retirement event will take place later in the year.
In the meantime, on behalf of all current and former colleagues and friends in ESB, we all wish Rioghnach good health and happiness to enjoy her retirement with her friends and family. We hope you get to fully enjoy every minute of your retirement and the many adventurers and holidays that you have planned.
Death of John Murray, father of Declan, ESB Networks Ballinasloe (delayed post) / Frank O NeillContinue reading →
It is with regret that I inform you of the death of John Murray, Dearly beloved Father of Declan, ESB Networks Ballinasloe Co, Galway. If you would like to leave a message of sympathy please check RIP.ie. May his gentle soul rest in peace