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Existing Poles and Lines on Site
The following information is from ESB website : www.esb.ie
In some circumstances you may wish to ask us to move an electricity pole or an overhead electricity line. This may arise if:
How to move an electricity line or pole
To arrange for an electricity line or pole to be moved, follow these steps:
Call the ESB Networks Contact Centre to get the address of the ESB Networks office which will deal with the request.
Call 1850 372 757
Obtain an Ordnance Survey map (scale 1:2500-1:10560) that shows the location your site.
Obtain a detailed site plan (scale 1:100-1:500) showing the layout of the new, plus any existing, building. Mark the location of the line or pole with a red pen.
Photocopies are acceptable.
Write to the ESB Networks' office (enclosing the map and site plan) to ask that the line or pole be moved.
Note: In cases where you are constructing a new house, a new building or an extension to an existing house, you must also enclose details of your planning permission.