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# esb - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Data Protection Commissioner 'concerned' over household charge collection
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Data Protection Commissioner 'concerned' over household charge collection

Jan 5th 2012, 9:45 AM 3,390 Views 27 Comments

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
# Storms
# Storms

Thousands without phone service after storms

Jan 4th 2012, 9:11 AM 1,341 Views 1 Comment

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
# The Wind
# The Wind

Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record

Jan 4th 2012, 7:43 AM 3,749 Views 11 Comments

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
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Jan 3rd 2012, 3:04 PM 2,233 Views 6 Comments

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…
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 30th 2011, 9:15 AM 368 Views 60 Comments

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

# esb - Friday 18 November, 2011

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation

Nov 18th 2011, 1:58 PM 2,320 Views 6 Comments

The government has said publicly it wants to use State asset sell-off revenue for job creation but confidential documents paint a different picture.

# esb - Friday 4 November, 2011

Almost 70 per cent of unpaid hospital charges owed by VHI - report
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Almost 70 per cent of unpaid hospital charges owed by VHI - report

Nov 4th 2011, 4:52 PM 621 Views 9 Comments

According to figures obtained by the Medical Independent, the VHI owes more money to the HSE in unpaid hospital charges than any other insurer.

# esb - Monday 31 October, 2011

State did not reject ESB package - because it hasn't even seen it
# ESB
# ESB

State did not reject ESB package - because it hasn't even seen it

Oct 31st 2011, 4:00 PM 870 Views 4 Comments

It was reported today that the government has rejected a generous ESB severance package due to be offered to staff – but the ESB says it hasn’t even approached the State with a new offer.

# esb - Friday 28 October, 2011

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks

Oct 28th 2011, 7:40 AM 999 Views 8 Comments

In advance of a meeting with barristers about her conflict with the ESB and Eirgrid on her land, Teresa Treacy spoke to TheJournal.ie about her experiences in jail, and her hopes for the future.

# esb - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

ESB announces new chief executive - with pay above €250k cap
# Semi-state
# Semi-state

ESB announces new chief executive - with pay above €250k cap

Oct 26th 2011, 9:46 PM 1,993 Views 48 Comments

Pat O’Doherty, the energy provider’s international operations director, will succeed Padraig McManus – on a salary of €318,000.

# esb - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Pre-paid electricity meters rolled out for customers in arrears
# Electricity
# Electricity

Pre-paid electricity meters rolled out for customers in arrears

Oct 25th 2011, 12:26 PM 3,817 Views 7 Comments

The new pre-payment meters are aimed at those who are in arrears and having trouble paying their gas or electricity bills.

# esb - Friday 14 October, 2011

Electricity and gas disconnections down this year
# Disconnections
# Disconnections

Electricity and gas disconnections down this year

Oct 14th 2011, 10:44 AM 526 Views 6 Comments

The number of households that have had their gas or electricity disconnected up to August this year has dropped compared to 2010, a new report shows.

# esb - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Teresa Treacy meets young supporters after release from jail
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Teresa Treacy meets young supporters after release from jail

Oct 9th 2011, 2:00 PM 1,201 Views 33 Comments

Teresa Treacy, who was released from jail on Thursday, met with some of her young supporters this weekend.

# esb - Thursday 6 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 6th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,529 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The presidential candidates doing well in the latest opinion polls; tributes flow for Steve Jobs, and who is the Irish Examiner columnist who is accused of plagiarism?

Teresa Treacy released from prison
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Teresa Treacy released from prison

Oct 6th 2011, 3:17 PM 1,751 Views 53 Comments

The Offaly woman had been jailed three weeks ago for contempt of court after she refused to allow ESB and Eirgrid to construct a power line on her land.

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview

Oct 6th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,055 Views 29 Comments

The 65-year-old has been in jail for contempt of court for over three weeks over her refusal to facilitate court-ordered ESB work on her land.

# esb - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Protesters mass at ESB offices over Teresa Treacy jailing
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Protesters mass at ESB offices over Teresa Treacy jailing

Oct 4th 2011, 4:18 PM 1,339 Views 40 Comments

More than 100 people gathered in Dublin calling for Ms Treacy’s release, including members of the Oireachtas.

# esb - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Thousands sign petition to free jailed woman Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Thousands sign petition to free jailed woman Teresa Treacy

Oct 1st 2011, 12:29 PM 1,715 Views 42 Comments

Tree-cutting has stopped over the weekend on the 65-year-old’s land, where a protest camp has been set up.

# esb - Friday 30 September, 2011

"Vast majority" of tree-cutting completed on Teresa Treacy's land
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

"Vast majority" of tree-cutting completed on Teresa Treacy's land

Sep 30th 2011, 10:46 AM 2,888 Views 59 Comments

That is according to Eirgrid and the ESB, who once again stated their “deep regret” over Ms Treacy’s jailing for contempt of court.

# esb - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Government creates NewERA fund to oversee management of semi-states
# State Assets
# State Assets

Government creates NewERA fund to oversee management of semi-states

Sep 29th 2011, 11:47 AM 921 Views 11 Comments

A new fund will be created, under the authority of the NTMA, to oversee the state’s ownership of semi-state companies.

# esb - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 28th 2011, 8:02 PM 1,471 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: The latest from the presidential election campaign; sex toy adverts; The Sopranos; and what Amazon is doing to rival Apple’s iPad.

ESB and Eirgrid say they 'deeply regret' Teresa Treacy situation
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

ESB and Eirgrid say they 'deeply regret' Teresa Treacy situation

Sep 28th 2011, 6:32 PM 4,138 Views 66 Comments

The landowner in Co Offaly has been in jail for the past two weeks after asserting the utility companies would not be allowed to carry out work on her land.

# esb - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land

Sep 27th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,982 Views 60 Comments

The ESB has this morning moved onto Treacy’s lands to continue construction work, but neighbours are blocking the way.

# esb - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy

Sep 22nd 2011, 10:47 AM 2,871 Views 51 Comments

The 65-year-old was sent to prison last week for refusing to allow the ESB to cut down trees on her land.

# esb - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

UNITE 'stands firm' on ESB industrial action
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE 'stands firm' on ESB industrial action

Sep 20th 2011, 9:31 AM 401 Views 15 Comments

The union said that its members were clear on their intention that if the State disposed of the company they would undertake industrial action.

# esb - Monday 19 September, 2011

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans
# State Assets
# State Assets

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 AM 511 Views 8 Comments

The TEEU has hit out at fellow union Unite, saying it is “not appropriate” to threaten shutdown of Ireland’s electricity supply.

# esb - Thursday 15 September, 2011

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

UNITE official fully expects ESB workers to vote for industrial action

Sep 15th 2011, 9:15 AM 546 Views 18 Comments

Jimmy Kelly says workers had already indicated their desire to strike if the government tried to dispose of it.

# esb - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 14th 2011, 8:04 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

Today’s main news and other bits and pieces you may have missed…

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off
# ESB
# ESB

UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off

Sep 14th 2011, 5:52 PM 552 Views 27 Comments

The decision follows an announcement by the government today that it would sell off a minority stake in the state-owned utility company.

Government decides to sell minority stake in ESB
# ESB
# ESB

Government decides to sell minority stake in ESB

Sep 14th 2011, 2:44 PM 855 Views 5 Comments

Communications minister Pat Rabbitte tells the Dáil that the government will dispose of a minority stake in the energy provider.

Cabinet meets to continue talks on €2bn sale of state assets
# State
# State

Cabinet meets to continue talks on €2bn sale of state assets

Sep 14th 2011, 10:20 AM 376 Views 3 Comments

The cabinet meets this morning, ahead of the Dáil’s return, with the sale of state assets high on the agenda.

Poll: Which State asset should we sell off first?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which State asset should we sell off first?

Sep 14th 2011, 10:11 AM 3,911 Views 122 Comments

The Cabinet will make some concrete decisions on the possibility of selling off State assets when it meets today – where would you like to see the axe to fall first, if at all?

# esb - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

# esb - Monday 12 September, 2011

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland
# Hurricane Katia
# Hurricane Katia

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Sep 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 3,626 Views 3 Comments

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

‘Extremely painful’ Budget on the way, Rabbitte warns

Sep 12th 2011, 8:54 AM 1,102 Views 44 Comments

The energy minister says there is “no more low-hanging fruit” for the €3.6billion in savings which the government wants.

# esb - Friday 2 September, 2011

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
# Unions
# Unions

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:12 AM 1,320 Views 24 Comments

Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.

# esb - Saturday 27 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Aug 27th 2011, 7:29 PM 1,155 Views 0 Comments

In your Saturday Fix: Gardaí probe Tallaght murder; what Gay Mitchell is doing about his clemency appeal letters; a blow for Al Qaeda and a solution for how to spend your Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.