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# esb - Monday 22 August, 2011

Child deaths on Irish roads halved between 1997 and 2006
# Roads
# Roads

Child deaths on Irish roads halved between 1997 and 2006

Aug 22nd 2011, 12:46 PM 443 Views 3 Comments

The RSA is calling on parents and teachers to give road safety tips and guidance to children as they head back to school.

# esb - Thursday 11 August, 2011

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut

Aug 11th 2011, 9:57 PM 703 Views 7 Comments

The ESB has said that it was a transformer failure that caused the outage on Sunday. Amazon’s backup generators failed after the power cut.

# esb - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Dramatic drop in household gas and electricity cut-offs
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

Dramatic drop in household gas and electricity cut-offs

Jul 28th 2011, 9:08 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

The number of homes disconnected after not paying bills has fallen by around 30 per cent since 2010.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 28th 2011, 8:33 AM 3,134 Views 12 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: War of words in Ronan Kerr inquiry, priest apologises for comparing Taoiseach to Hitler, and new details emerge of Anders Behring Breivik’s arrest…

# esb - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut

Jul 27th 2011, 8:30 PM 869 Views 18 Comments

Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.

# esb - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Bord Gáis confirms 12 per cent price hike on electricity
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gáis confirms 12 per cent price hike on electricity

Jul 14th 2011, 9:01 AM 324 Views 11 Comments

The company insisted it has “done its utmost” to limit the increase, but admitted gas price rises are also on the way.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 14th 2011, 8:22 AM 2,026 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…Gilmore seeks urgent Vatican meeting, Troika chiefs set to deliver verdict, great news for Sligo design students, and a date with Justin Timberlake.

# esb - Monday 11 July, 2011

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices

Jul 11th 2011, 8:29 AM 1,052 Views 32 Comments

The increases will push average household bills up by more than €300 a year, according to reports.

# esb - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Power restored to most of 25,000 homes 'before nightfall' - ESB
# Electricity
# Electricity

Power restored to most of 25,000 homes 'before nightfall' - ESB

May 24th 2011, 9:32 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

The ESB says only a few hundred customers were without power overnight after freak storms blacked out thousands of homes.

# esb - Monday 23 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

May 23rd 2011, 4:55 PM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

ESB says about 25,000 customers without power after wind damage
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

ESB says about 25,000 customers without power after wind damage

May 23rd 2011, 1:17 PM 396 Views 0 Comments

ESB says it hopes to have power restored to areas affected by the close of business today.

# esb - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Man jailed for four years after stealing €318,000 in bogus kidnapping
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for four years after stealing €318,000 in bogus kidnapping

May 4th 2011, 3:26 PM 3,302 Views 0 Comments

Man pleaded guilty to the theft in 2009 which was prompted by claims he had kidnapped a Permanent TSB employee’s partner.

# esb - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 27th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,543 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

ESB picks architects for new HQ design - but will it actually go ahead?
# Esb Hq
# Esb Hq

ESB picks architects for new HQ design - but will it actually go ahead?

Apr 27th 2011, 6:01 PM 2,963 Views 0 Comments

Redevelopment itself not given the green light yet but planning application to be put in progress for site in Georgian Dublin.

Caption competition: The semi-State sector's guide to photoshoots
# Caption Competition
From The Daily Edge
# Caption Competition

Caption competition: The semi-State sector's guide to photoshoots

Apr 27th 2011, 3:56 PM 3,440 Views 0 Comments

The ESB’s Padraig McManus climbs to greater heights with enormous dignity.

# esb - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

McCarthy report: sale of state assets should focus on long-term growth
# State Assets
# State Assets

McCarthy report: sale of state assets should focus on long-term growth

Apr 20th 2011, 2:43 PM 1,543 Views 0 Comments

Economic report recommends selling National Stud, Bord na Móna, and Aer Lingus shares, and calls for a review of pay and conditions in all commercial state companies to asses their competitiveness.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Apr 20th 2011, 8:17 AM 3,745 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Viable explosives sent to Neil Lennon, a Chinese man watches helpless as his girlfriend is murdered 11,000 miles away, and Cardinal Brady is off to the royal wedding.

McCarthy report will suggest no 'fire sale' of State assets
# State Assets
# State Assets

McCarthy report will suggest no 'fire sale' of State assets

Apr 20th 2011, 7:31 AM 680 Views 0 Comments

The latest McCarthy report, discussed at Cabinet yesterday, will argue that selling off assets now won’t get the best price.

# esb - Saturday 16 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Apr 16th 2011, 9:00 AM 3,031 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know before 9am: Gardaí make five arrests in relation to a massive drugs haul; good news for cash-strapped ESB customers; presidential elections in Nigeria; and Stephen Fry is prepared to go to prison.

# esb - Monday 4 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 4th 2011, 8:21 AM 3,347 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: How to save €190 on your electricity bill; wreckage of crashed Air France plane turns up after 2 years, and Al Fayed’s wacko gift for Fulham fans.

# esb - Monday 28 March, 2011

Bord Gáis says 100,000 homes are unable to pay gas bills in Ireland
# Gas Bills
# Gas Bills

Bord Gáis says 100,000 homes are unable to pay gas bills in Ireland

Mar 28th 2011, 2:43 PM 1,892 Views 0 Comments

The gas board want to install more pre-paid electricity meters in Ireland.

# esb - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Cheaper electricity on the way after regulator allows ESB price cuts
# Electricity
# Electricity

Cheaper electricity on the way after regulator allows ESB price cuts

Mar 5th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,056 Views 0 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation allows the ESB to cut its prices, which had been raised to help create competition.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 5th 2011, 9:02 AM 1,477 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: A race against time for coalition talks, the Queen’s visit is labelled “premature”, and cheaper electricity prices on the way.

# esb - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Asia's richest man eyeing up Irish state assets
# Li Ker-Ching
# Li Ker-Ching

Asia's richest man eyeing up Irish state assets

Jan 23rd 2011, 10:36 AM 2,761 Views 0 Comments

Li Ka-Shing, who’s worth over €15bn, is considering investing in the ESB, Bord Gais, and Ireland’s ports.

# esb - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Power cut in Dublin city centre
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Power cut in Dublin city centre

Jan 6th 2011, 2:35 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

# esb - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

ESB buys Northern energy company in €1.4bn deal
# Electric Ireland
# Electric Ireland

ESB buys Northern energy company in €1.4bn deal

Dec 21st 2010, 8:38 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

The £1.2bn takeover deal is completed, despite the opposition of Unionist politicians resenting an all-Ireland energy company.

# esb - Monday 20 December, 2010

Significant power outage from south Dublin to Wicklow
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Significant power outage from south Dublin to Wicklow

Dec 20th 2010, 3:20 PM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

ESB crews are attempting to restore power – and most DART and Luas services are running as usual again – following a blackout.

# esb - Monday 6 December, 2010

Budget's semi-state pay caps may be illegal

Budget's semi-state pay caps may be illegal

Dec 6th 2010, 9:07 AM 958 Views 0 Comments

New pay caps may only apply to new semi-state staff, as the cabinet is told a retrospective cap could be illegal.

# esb - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Cost of energy reconnections to be halved
# Reconnection Charges
# Reconnection Charges

Cost of energy reconnections to be halved

Dec 2nd 2010, 8:54 PM 1,188 Views 0 Comments

Energy Regulator goes against Bord Gais and ESB resistance against reduction of fee for householders.

# esb - Monday 29 November, 2010

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister
# Conor Lenihan
# Conor Lenihan

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister

Nov 29th 2010, 11:27 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lenihan says the state might sell off assets like the ESB or Aer Lingus – but not just yet, given the poor prices.

# esb - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Bord Gáis Energy refuses to bow to name-change demands
# Electricity
# Electricity

Bord Gáis Energy refuses to bow to name-change demands

Oct 27th 2010, 3:58 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

The gas and electricity company dismisses demands from the Commission for Energy Regulation to rebrand.

# esb - Friday 22 October, 2010

Generous Irish donors pay for Stefan's body to go home
# Sad
# Sad

Generous Irish donors pay for Stefan's body to go home

Oct 22nd 2010, 2:03 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Thousands pledged to repatriate remains of depressed Slovakian man who killed himself over financial woes.

# esb - Thursday 26 August, 2010

Bord na Mona talks
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bord na Mona talks

Aug 26th 2010, 3:10 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

# esb - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Workers' dispute at ESB station
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Workers' dispute at ESB station

Aug 19th 2010, 1:44 PM 110 Views 0 Comments

# esb - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Cut-off customer protests at ESB
# ESB
# ESB

Cut-off customer protests at ESB

Aug 18th 2010, 5:12 PM 350 Views 0 Comments

Despite making offers to pay his bill.

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