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2,600 Dublin homes hit by 90-minute power outage

The ESB says a cable fault in the Loughlinstown area meant just over 2,600 homes were without power this evening.

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THE ESB says just over 2,600 homes in south Dublin were without electricity this evening for about 90 minutes due to a network fault.

The disruption began shortly after 7:30pm, and affected customers in Killiney and nearby areas.

A spokesman said engineers had identified a cable fault at a sub-station, and had been able to restore power to almost all of the homes by 9:05pm, with the remainder due to have power restored shortly after that time.

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