ESB announces closure of Listowel depot

The ESB has announced that it’s to close it’s depot in Listowel. The company says it`s no longer commercially viable to keep the yard open but it will continue the service out of the Tralee yard. There has been widespread discontent in the town recently over the level of service provided by the ESB.Numerous outages in the area have led the Council to look for a meeting with the ESB’s regional manager. The ESB says there will be no job losses as a result of the closure of the yard and consultation is ongoing with staff and unions. Spokesperson Kevin McDermott says service to the public will not be affected.