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# esb - Saturday 30 November, 2013

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 15,002 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 72 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 9,797 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 7,976 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 14,086 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.

Unite: ‘Insufficient progress made to defer notice of industrial action on ESB’
# Talks
# Talks

Unite: ‘Insufficient progress made to defer notice of industrial action on ESB’

Nov 28th 2013, 11:05 PM 11,012 Views 179 Comments

The group of unions representing ESB workers said they would be proceeding with serving strike action notice tomorrow at 2pm.

'You have brought this industrial relations crisis' - ESB unions blame bosses
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

'You have brought this industrial relations crisis' - ESB unions blame bosses

Nov 28th 2013, 6:00 PM 8,792 Views 120 Comments

Unions have said that they will serve notice of industrial action from tomorrow which could lead to strike action from 16 December.

ESB employees and management in talks to resolve pensions row
# Strike
# Strike

ESB employees and management in talks to resolve pensions row

Nov 28th 2013, 7:44 AM 4,471 Views 34 Comments

There are hopes that industrial action which is due to begin on 16 December can be avoided.

# esb - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday
# ESB
# ESB

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday

Nov 26th 2013, 11:07 PM 12,829 Views 94 Comments

The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Nov 26th 2013, 8:59 PM 10,537 Views 4 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'
# ESB
# ESB

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'

Nov 26th 2013, 3:03 PM 4,696 Views 71 Comments

Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.

'Unnecessary and unreasonable': Varadkar and Coveney hit out at ESB strike threat
# ESB
# ESB

'Unnecessary and unreasonable': Varadkar and Coveney hit out at ESB strike threat

Nov 26th 2013, 9:04 AM 5,454 Views 74 Comments

“Nobody’s job is being threatened here, nobody is being asked to take an additional pay cut and nobody’s pension is under threat,” the Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said this morning.

# esb - Monday 25 November, 2013

Retail firms to switch energy providers if ESB strike goes ahead
# ESB
# ESB

Retail firms to switch energy providers if ESB strike goes ahead

Nov 25th 2013, 5:40 PM 12,009 Views 69 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland urged the government to intervene to prevent the ESB from “holding the country to ransom”.

# esb - Friday 22 November, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:30 PM 7,198 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about looming strike action at ESB, the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, and the passing of Father Alec Reid.

Charity warns ESB strike would 'hurt most vulnerable'
# ESB
# ESB

Charity warns ESB strike would 'hurt most vulnerable'

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:40 PM 6,556 Views 37 Comments

ALONE said today that power cuts could leave older people more isolated and put some of them at serious risk.

ESB unions issue strike threat ahead of meeting next week
# Strike
# Strike

ESB unions issue strike threat ahead of meeting next week

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:05 PM 8,312 Views 112 Comments

The ESB Group of Unions met today and accepted an invitation to talks but have stated firmly that strike notice would be in place thereafter.

ESB unions meet to discuss strike options
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

ESB unions meet to discuss strike options

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:20 AM 3,738 Views 25 Comments

Employees voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action earlier this week

# esb - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nov 19th 2013, 10:15 PM 18,254 Views 8 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the pay of senior HSE staff, two robberies in Dublin, and the possibility of power cuts.

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption

Nov 19th 2013, 11:09 AM 7,110 Views 84 Comments

The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.

Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies

Nov 19th 2013, 10:39 AM 9,186 Views 67 Comments

Brendan Ogle says that there is “no doubt” that industrial action would hit services.

# esb - Monday 18 November, 2013

'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action

Nov 18th 2013, 5:52 PM 14,677 Views 79 Comments

The ESB Group of Unions will meet on Friday to decide on the next step after 87.5 per cent voted for industrial action over a pension dispute.

# esb - Sunday 3 November, 2013

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
# Going Dark
# Going Dark

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:44 PM 20,320 Views 30 Comments

ESB Networks has now restored power.

# esb - Friday 1 November, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Nov 1st 2013, 11:00 PM 21,275 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a human body part found in Meath, continued water restrictions and a shooting at LAX.

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy
# Blackout
# Blackout

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

Nov 1st 2013, 5:44 PM 15,496 Views 14 Comments

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

# esb - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,255 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

# esb - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

ESB International wins €1.4 million 'milestone' contract in Oman
# Contract
# Contract

ESB International wins €1.4 million 'milestone' contract in Oman

Oct 22nd 2013, 2:34 PM 8,271 Views 27 Comments

The company said today that the contract will help it achieve its goal of doubling the volume of its international business.

# esb - Monday 21 October, 2013

ESB hits out at 'inaccuracies' in reports about pension scheme
# ESB
# ESB

ESB hits out at 'inaccuracies' in reports about pension scheme

Oct 21st 2013, 9:13 PM 6,736 Views 6 Comments

Reports over the last couple of days suggested the company had changed the nature of the scheme and failed to tell its auditor KPMG about opposition to the changes from unions.

# esb - Friday 11 October, 2013

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street
# ESB
# ESB

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street

Oct 11th 2013, 6:43 PM 5,984 Views 18 Comments

The company said the new building will showcase innovative technologies that will reduce the running costs by 50 per cent.

# esb - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Your favourite old ESB ad gets the voiceover treatment
# She's Electric
From The Daily Edge
# She's Electric

Your favourite old ESB ad gets the voiceover treatment

Oct 10th 2013, 7:31 AM 5,528 Views 5 Comments

I think I’m goin’ back, to the things I learned so well… in my yooooouth…

# esb - Thursday 3 October, 2013

More than 100 homes are without electricity this morning
# Fliuch
# Fliuch

More than 100 homes are without electricity this morning

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:22 AM 7,971 Views 11 Comments

Bad weather knocked out electricity supply to more than 800 homes.

# esb - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Gas and electricity prices increase from today
# Household Charges
# Household Charges

Gas and electricity prices increase from today

Oct 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 7,938 Views 84 Comments

Gas customers of Bord Gáis, ESB Electric Ireland and Airtricity will see higher prices in their next bill.

# esb - Monday 30 September, 2013

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition
# Seed Capital
# Seed Capital

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition

Sep 30th 2013, 6:37 PM 5,868 Views 5 Comments

Entries for the ESB Spark of Genius competition have been extended to Wednesday, with tech start-ups eligible to win the prize.

# esb - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:59 PM 8,702 Views 54 Comments

ESB unions voted unanimously to hold a ballot for industrial action over pensions.

# esb - Friday 23 August, 2013

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire
# Danger! High Voltage
# Danger! High Voltage

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire

Aug 23rd 2013, 4:30 PM 15,027 Views 23 Comments

No-one was hurt in the incident, which lasted about half an hour last night. Fifteen ESB customers were left without power overnight

# esb - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

Jul 25th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,675 Views 15 Comments

ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.

# esb - Monday 22 July, 2013

ESB: Keep kids away from disused buildings and from climbing pylons
# ESB
# ESB

ESB: Keep kids away from disused buildings and from climbing pylons

Jul 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 5,486 Views 36 Comments

ESB has a number of safety tips and advice for people out enjoying the outdoors over the summer.

# esb - Saturday 29 June, 2013

There are five times as many charge stations in Ireland as electric cars
# Shocking
# Shocking

There are five times as many charge stations in Ireland as electric cars

Jun 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 13,189 Views 114 Comments

There is a total of 259 electric vehicles in the country and €9.3 million has already been spent on charging infrastructure by the ESB.