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# esb - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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

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

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

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

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.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

“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

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

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'

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

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

Employees voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action earlier this week

# esb - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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

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

ESB Networks has now restored power.

# esb - Friday 1 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your favourite old ESB ad gets the voiceover treatment

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

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

# esb - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Gas and electricity prices increase from today

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

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'

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

# esb - Friday 23 August, 2013

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire

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

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 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

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.

# esb - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

ESB workers protest over plans to pay €78.4m dividend to State

Workers say the approval of the payment would be unlawful at a time when the semi-state’s pension fund has a €1.6 billion deficit.

# esb - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Three fire units attending ESB station blaze

Firefighters are still working to extinguish a fire that broke out in the early hours of this morning at the old ESB generating station.

# esb - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

New information leads to arrest over 2011 stabbing of Dublin solicitor

The female victim has recovered from the incident.

# esb - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Any excuse to dig out the ESB 'Going Back' ad Carole King This post contains videos

Any excuse to dig out the ESB 'Going Back' ad

And I can play the game of life to win…

# esb - Friday 3 May, 2013

For sale: State asset sell-off begins as Bord Gáis Energy invites bids

The energy arm of Bord Gáis Éireann is one of a number of State-run companies the government intends to sell-off in the coming year.

# esb - Friday 12 April, 2013

ESB and RTÉ warn public about premium line phone numbers

Google ads is being used to advertise false contact numbers for the bodies.