06 Oct 2022

Abbeylara man commences ESB’s development programme


Jerry O'Sullivan, Deputy Chief Executive of ESB, with graduates Tymora Freeman-Stannett (Strokestown, Co Roscommon) and Cian Brady (Abbeylara, Co Longford).

A graduate from Co Longford is to commence the ESB’s prestigious Graduate Development programme.

He will be joined by 74 other graduates who will excel their careers in a range of disciplines including Finance, IT, HR, Commercial, Marketing and Engineering across the organisation.

Abbeylara's Cian Brady is the afforementioned graduate and he was at The Castleknock Hotel in Dublin recently, alongside Deputy chief executive of the ESB, Jerry O'Sullivan, and fellow graduate Tymora Freeman-Stannett of Strokestown Co Roscommon, for their induction.

ESB’s award-winning programme offers graduates the opportunity to work on challenging assignments, experience working on major projects and have exposure to the varied businesses within the organisation.

Welcoming the graduates to a three-day induction course, Pat O’Doherty, Chief Executive of ESB, said: “The transition to a low-carbon future has created new challenges and opportunities for energy companies and ESB is taking the lead in creating a brighter future for all.

“Through our tailored Graduate Development Programme, our new colleagues will play a pivotal role in helping us to achieve our strategic ambitions whilst at the same time being part of the huge changes already taking pace in how we produce and consumer energy in our everyday lives.

“Within this programme, our graduates will be exposed to and immersed across our varied businesses with the support and encouragement of our almost 8,000 work force.

“As they embark on their career with ESB, we wish them every success. ESB is also pleased to announce that graduate recruitment for 2020 is now open and we are now inviting applications from final year students for next year’s programme.” he continued.

To apply for ESB’s 2020 Graduate Development Programme visit

Applications remain open until Friday, October 25 2019.

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