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# esb - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# esb - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Profits of €194 million at ESB during 2012

The annual report also showed a €765 million investment in infrastructure.

# esb - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

ESB to sell 50% stake in UK and Spanish power stations

The company is to sell its shareholdings in Marchwood Power in England and Bizkaia Energia SL in Northern Spain.

# esb - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Negotiations ongoing over future of Number 29 Georgian museum

But there are no plans for the ESB to close it down, the company told

# esb - Friday 11 January, 2013

Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Exclusive

The government is keen to use all of the money from the sale of State assets in “one shape or another” to fund job creation initiatives but the Troika appears more focussed on reducing the debt.

# esb - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Power restored to all homes after overnight storms

Thousands of homes had lost power last night, with Co Mayo affected most, after winds of up to 115 kilometres per hour.

# esb - Friday 21 December, 2012

Video: Coming home for Christmas? Let's crack out the ESB 'Going Back' ad

We’re sure some of you can identify with the classic ESB ‘Going Back’ ad this Friday before Christmas evening…

# esb - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Power outages in Dublin and Cork

In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.

# esb - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Two power outages in Dublin this morning

Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?

# esb - Friday 7 September, 2012

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The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# esb - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.

# esb - Friday 24 August, 2012

New York: nine injured and two killed in Manhattan shooting

Several people were shot outside the Empire State Building this morning. two have been killed, including the shooter.

# esb - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Bord Gáis planning 7.54 per cent price hike

The energy supplier has asked the regulator for permission to raise prices by 7.54 per cent in October.

# esb - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

2,600 Dublin homes hit by 90-minute power outage

The ESB says a cable fault in the Loughlinstown area meant just over 2,600 homes were without power this evening.

# esb - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Electric cars can now be powered up at Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport Authority has installed new charging points in its Terminal 2 car park.

# esb - Monday 4 June, 2012

How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?

Prices, charging points and government grants: looks into electric vehicle ownership in Ireland today.

# esb - Thursday 10 May, 2012

A POWER CUT in Dublin’s city centre left large parts of the IFSC without power for a brief period this afternoon.
ESB said a fault in a sub-station on Sheriff Street in Dublin’s inner city at around 12.30pm caused a power cut in the area, including the financial services district. All customers had power restored within fifteen minutes of the fault taking place. The ESB is investigating the cause of the incident.

# esb - Monday 7 May, 2012

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases

Will we ever find out who was taking the horse to France? Or how exactly Sally O’Brien might look at you? Revisit some favourite Irish ad catchphrases…

# esb - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

New State body Irish Water will be part of Bord Gáis

Minister Phil Hogan has also confirmed that there will be no up-front charge for the water-metering programme.

# esb - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

ESB staff vote in favour of cost-cutting plan with 1,000 job losses

The State-owned energy provider has asked for around 700 voluntary redundancies with the remaining 300 jobs cut over the next three years.

# esb - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015

Workers will be asked to consider plans which management says are needed in order to cut payroll costs by €140 million.

# esb - Monday 27 February, 2012

Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets

In its weekly credit outlook, Moody’s welcomes the plans to sell state assets – but that our position remains “challenging”.

Energy customers face 'minimum charge' for not using enough electricity

The ESB-controlled ‘Electric Ireland’ has introduced a ‘low-user standing charge’ which will mean a minimum bill for customers.

# esb - Thursday 23 February, 2012

FF's Martin attacks "bare-faced lies" over sale of state assets

Micheál Martin says Labour ministers are “covering their tracks” by claiming Fianna Fáil agreed to the sale of state assets.

# esb - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

'It makes no economic sense': Sale of state assets criticised by opposition

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have both criticised the government’s announcement on the sale of State assets today.

Kenny: I don't foresee sale of state assets in 2012

Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells the Dáil that “commencement and realisation” of selling state assets may begin in 2013.

Parts of Bord Gais and ESB to be sold off to raise €3bn

The government is considering selling parts of Coillte and Aer Lingus when conditions improve – and has insisted that there will not be a fire sale.

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale

The bailout deal requires Ireland to sell off some State assets – and the full list will be announced by Brendan Howlin later this morning.

# esb - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex

Residents had expressed concern that cutting off power would lead to further deterioration of the condition of their homes.

# esb - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton

But the Minister for Social Protection suggested the Government still hoped to raise €2billion by selling State assets.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# esb - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Irish semi-states moved from Standard and Poor's 'watch' list

Bord Gais, the DAA and the ESB are currently rated ‘negative’ by S&P.

# esb - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# esb - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Data Protection Commissioner 'concerned' over household charge collection

Billy Hawkes said the State’s possible use of the ESB to gather information to collect the household charge is a “disturbing development”.

# esb - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Thousands without phone service after storms

Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.

Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record

Heavy winds are expected to affect the east coast in particular today.

# esb - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.

# esb - Friday 30 December, 2011

Column: Who are the winners when we sell State assets? Not the public…

With the deadline for a privatisation plan at hand, Fergal Browne warns of the pitfalls of selling public companies to private investors.