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# esb - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Are you tyred of petrol or diesel? ESB is offering up electric cars for trial
# Great Electric Drive
# Great Electric Drive

Are you tyred of petrol or diesel? ESB is offering up electric cars for trial

Feb 5th 2014, 8:29 AM 16,961 Views 44 Comments

The company is looking for 24 ecar ambassadors to trial the vehicles over a 4-month period.

# esb - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out

Feb 4th 2014, 11:10 PM 25,801 Views 87 Comments

Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.

# esb - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West

Jan 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 13,278 Views 19 Comments

Homes and businesses in Galway, Tipperary, Kerry and Mayo are all affected. Further high winds are forecast for this afternoon.

# esb - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas
# Get Connected
# Get Connected

ESB will use its network to bring broadband to rural areas

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:14 PM 13,157 Views 44 Comments

The electricity provider looks set to enter the broadband market after new laws have been published by the Government.

# esb - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Restoration of Dublin's Georgian Mile is 'what the people want'
# ESB
# ESB

Restoration of Dublin's Georgian Mile is 'what the people want'

Jan 11th 2014, 5:30 PM 20,134 Views 37 Comments

The public have until the January 17 to submit their views on the proposed redeveloped of the ESB’s Fitzwilliam Street HQ.

# esb - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop

Jan 4th 2014, 7:43 PM 60,319 Views 67 Comments

As wintry showers continue in parts, snow is expected on high ground but could affect low-lying regions.

# esb - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 28,156 Views 19 Comments

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

# esb - Monday 30 December, 2013

Power returned to homes after 'worst storm impact in 16 years'
# ESB
# ESB

Power returned to homes after 'worst storm impact in 16 years'

Dec 30th 2013, 9:19 AM 14,068 Views 80 Comments

In excess of 100,000 customers around Ireland were affected by the storm.

# esb - Saturday 28 December, 2013

ESB power restoration ‘frustratingly slow’ with 5,000 still without power
# Power
# Power

ESB power restoration ‘frustratingly slow’ with 5,000 still without power

Dec 28th 2013, 12:50 PM 14,850 Views 40 Comments

The company there are an average of eight customers per fault now that they are working on some of the smaller faults around the country.

# esb - Friday 27 December, 2013

UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight

Dec 27th 2013, 9:15 PM 25,398 Views 14 Comments

ESB Networks says it still has to fix about 1,000 faults on the network.

Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
# Power
# Power

Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services

Dec 27th 2013, 12:30 PM 44,348 Views 48 Comments

Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.

# esb - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

These ESB ads from the 1980s will take you right back
# Going Back
From The Daily Edge
# Going Back

These ESB ads from the 1980s will take you right back

Dec 25th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,415 Views 1 Comment

Night Saver, Dreamlover, Only You… they’re all here.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2013, 8:58 AM 8,694 Views 5 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

# esb - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,188 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

# esb - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Dec 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 30,683 Views 22 Comments

Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.

# esb - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 10:59 PM 11,520 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Power restored for most but strong winds will return tomorrow
# Wild Weather
# Wild Weather

Power restored for most but strong winds will return tomorrow

Dec 19th 2013, 5:04 PM 10,228 Views 3 Comments

At the peak of the disruption 25,000 homes and business were without power but most have now been fixed.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 8:47 AM 7,124 Views 8 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

7,000 without power after bad weather brings electricity lines down
# Weather Watch
# Weather Watch

7,000 without power after bad weather brings electricity lines down

Dec 19th 2013, 7:34 AM 7,531 Views 16 Comments

ESB Network crews will go out at first light this morning to assess the damage and work to restore power.

# esb - Monday 16 December, 2013

Eamon Ryan: Who really won in the ESB dispute?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eamon Ryan: Who really won in the ESB dispute?

Dec 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 154 Views 47 Comments

The key to this issue is whether the ESB will be able to pay pension contributions in 10 or 20 years time. It would be a bitter irony if the dispute itself has made the company weaker and less able to meet those commitments.

# esb - Friday 13 December, 2013

We can't stop watching this 'So Clean, So Nice' ESB ad from the 80s
# Cook Electric
From The Daily Edge
# Cook Electric

We can't stop watching this 'So Clean, So Nice' ESB ad from the 80s

Dec 13th 2013, 9:29 AM 2,832 Views 3 Comments

When you wanna get your man a pan…

# esb - Monday 9 December, 2013

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?

Dec 9th 2013, 9:54 AM 10,874 Views 94 Comments

The strike has been averted, but unions and the ESB disagree on whether the deal will add any liabilities to the company’s balance sheet.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 8:47 AM 10,492 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal
# ESB
# ESB

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal

Dec 9th 2013, 7:28 AM 9,578 Views 78 Comments

ESB released a statement saying that the deal will not add any liabilities to their balance sheet, but unions disagreed.

# esb - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 8th 2013, 7:59 PM 15,377 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the ESB strike being called off, Pat Rabbitte versus Colm Keaveney, and protests in Kiev…

Rabbitte: ESB strike threat "out of all proportion" with staff grievances
# ESB
# ESB

Rabbitte: ESB strike threat "out of all proportion" with staff grievances

Dec 8th 2013, 3:30 PM 5,841 Views 26 Comments

The minister said the scheme made “marvellous progress in 2012″ and he hopes common sense will prevail at talks today.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Dec 8th 2013, 8:51 AM 9,003 Views 4 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# esb - Friday 6 December, 2013

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
# Down To The Wire
# Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

Dec 6th 2013, 9:50 PM 40,769 Views 339 Comments

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

Workers agree to LRC meeting with ESB management
# Row
# Row

Workers agree to LRC meeting with ESB management

Dec 6th 2013, 7:28 AM 4,417 Views 21 Comments

A last-ditch intervention from the government ahead of planned strikes is seen.

# esb - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Homes remain without electricity after high winds batter power lines
# Fierce Breezy
# Fierce Breezy

Homes remain without electricity after high winds batter power lines

Dec 5th 2013, 8:20 PM 25,060 Views 57 Comments

More than 1,400 homes in Northern Ireland are without power this evening.

Government asks LRC to resolve ESB dispute and "clear up any uncertainty"
# ESB
# ESB

Government asks LRC to resolve ESB dispute and "clear up any uncertainty"

Dec 5th 2013, 6:33 PM 5,835 Views 19 Comments

Minister Pat Rabbitte has requested that the LRC intervene as power disruptions would be “out of all proportion” to the issues involved.

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation

Dec 5th 2013, 12:34 PM 6,585 Views 51 Comments

It was Education Minister Ruairí Quinn fielding questions in the Dáil this morning.

Feargal Quinn proposes law to make strike action by utility companies illegal
# Electricity
# Electricity

Feargal Quinn proposes law to make strike action by utility companies illegal

Dec 5th 2013, 11:47 AM 9,015 Views 125 Comments

Quinn’s bill comes with five-year punishments for anyone who disrupts a network, but has been criticised by the government.

# esb - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thieves warned that stealing the ESB's overhead wires is 'very dangerous'
# Power Theft
# Power Theft

Thieves warned that stealing the ESB's overhead wires is 'very dangerous'

Dec 2nd 2013, 4:23 PM 19,024 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí and ESB Networks issued a joint statement on the issue this afternoon.

# esb - Saturday 30 November, 2013

ESB unions in public spat with management over 'protective notice'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

ESB unions in public spat with management over 'protective notice'

Nov 30th 2013, 12:42 PM 12,413 Views 105 Comments

Notice of industrial action was served on management yesterday, and customers have been told to expect power outages.

Poll: Should ESB workers be barred from striking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should ESB workers be barred from striking?

Nov 30th 2013, 10:14 AM 14,979 Views 240 Comments

ESB staff have voted in favour of striking over a pensions scheme dispute.

Aaron McKenna: Essential utilities like the ESB should be protected from strikes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Essential utilities like the ESB should be protected from strikes

Nov 30th 2013, 8:00 AM 29 Views 54 Comments

Without power, our modern society cannot function normally – which is why workers at the ESB ought to be banned from striking and causing a total or partial power failure, writes Aaron McKenna.

# esb - Friday 29 November, 2013

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages
# ESB
# ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Nov 29th 2013, 3:32 PM 9,795 Views 151 Comments

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice
# Power
# Power

No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice

Nov 29th 2013, 7:22 AM 7,974 Views 86 Comments

There has been no third-party intervention mooted at this stage of the dispute.

# esb - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 28th 2013, 11:09 PM 14,085 Views 6 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about the CRC senior staff top-ups, ESB strike action and the murder inquiry launched in Kerry.