ESB’s chief executive Pat O’Doherty saidthat the results reflect “a solid performance across the group’. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

A combination of storm repair costs, declining wholesale electricity prices and impairment costs in the UK hit profitability at energy supplier ESB(...)

ESB has released its annual report for 2013 which show the State-owned energy group boosted its after-tax profits by €80 million to €415 million

ESB has released its annual report for 2013 which show the State-owned energy group boosted its after-tax profits by €80 million to €415 millio(...)

ESB staff are threatening legal action to halt the payment on the basis that it could undermine the security of their pension scheme, which has an estimated €1.7 billion deficit.

The chairman of the ESB’s pension plan trustees has warned the group’s chief executive, Pat O’Doherty, against plans to hand over €400 million to the (...)