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#ESB

# esb - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house
# Power To The People
From The Daily Edge
# Power To The People

ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house

Jun 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 33,039 Views 33 Comments

ESB to the rescue!

# esb - Saturday 14 June, 2014

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April
# Cer
# Cer

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April

Jun 14th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,157 Views 33 Comments

However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.

# esb - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
# Spending Spree
# Spending Spree

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales

May 14th 2014, 10:46 AM 11,294 Views 61 Comments

Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.

# esb - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die
# Topping The Poles
# Topping The Poles

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,558 Views 52 Comments

Or be pretty badly injured.

# esb - Friday 21 March, 2014

Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death?
# Westboro Baptist Church
From The Daily Edge
# Westboro Baptist Church

Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:18 AM 2,946 Views 2 Comments

There’s speculation that the building sent a message about the anti-homosexuality pastor.

# esb - Friday 14 March, 2014

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits
# Switched On
# Switched On

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits

Mar 14th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,104 Views 60 Comments

That’s a lot of lights left on.

# esb - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action
# Pensions Row
# Pensions Row

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action

Mar 5th 2014, 9:16 AM 5,365 Views 15 Comments

The unions have sent a legal letter to management ahead of the firm’s presentation of its 2013 accounts to the board today.

# esb - Monday 3 March, 2014

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'
# Redevelopment
# Redevelopment

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:49 PM 19,817 Views 30 Comments

A vote this evening amended the city’s Development Plan, removing a requirement to build a Georgian facade if the site is redeveloped.

# esb - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow

Feb 20th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,200 Views 20 Comments

ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.

# esb - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power
# Still Offline
# Still Offline

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power

Feb 18th 2014, 8:10 AM 9,808 Views 40 Comments

The workers are being sent to provide back-up in the worst affected areas — including Kerry, Newcastlewest, Tipperary and Enniscorthy.

# esb - Monday 17 February, 2014

ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage
# ESB
# ESB

ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage

Feb 17th 2014, 7:04 PM 15,732 Views 10 Comments

The ESB said that it has restored power to 260,000 customers since the weather affected power around the country.

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm

Feb 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 5,630 Views 8 Comments

ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.

# esb - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’
# Power Out
# Power Out

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’

Feb 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 9,384 Views 20 Comments

25,000 homes are likely to remain without power over night, but 35,000 homes saw the lights come back on today.

# esb - Friday 14 February, 2014

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight

Feb 14th 2014, 8:36 PM 17,803 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, boil water notices have been lifted in some areas of Clare and Limerick.

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Feb 14th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,260 Views 26 Comments

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# esb - Thursday 13 February, 2014

# esb - Saturday 8 February, 2014

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage

Feb 8th 2014, 8:27 PM 22,839 Views 23 Comments

Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.

# esb - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers
# Communications
# Communications

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers

Feb 5th 2014, 1:21 PM 7,383 Views 7 Comments

The company warned that another 10,000 customers could be impacted over the coming days.

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 16,984 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 25,868 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 13,290 Views 18 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 13,186 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 20,273 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 60,336 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 28,190 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 14,076 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 14,864 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 25,405 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 44,362 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 5,708 Views 1 Comment

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

# 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 26,223 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 30,706 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 11,531 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 10,238 Views 3 Comments

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

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 7,544 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 312 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 2,992 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 10,890 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.