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# blackout - Saturday 15 February, 2020

RTÉ forced to cancel live broadcast of Dublin Derby due to high winds
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

RTÉ forced to cancel live broadcast of Dublin Derby due to high winds

Updated Feb 15th 2020, 2:10 PM 36,390 Views 52 Comments

Dalymount Park has been battered by the high winds of Storm Dennis.

# blackout - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 2,861 Views 0 Comments

The blackout added to an unusual start to the NBA season, as activists distributed t-shirts in support of Hong Kong democracy.

# blackout - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
# Blackout
# Blackout

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Jun 16th 2019, 4:47 PM 26,404 Views 17 Comments

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

# blackout - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies

Aug 26th 2018, 12:16 PM 7,922 Views 2 Comments

“A few little tweaks, but perseverance definitely. It’s not always instant gratification.”

# blackout - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward
# Short Lived
From The42
# Short Lived

Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward

May 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 9,592 Views 13 Comments

The Tipperary boss has explained the pre-planned media blackout and shared his regret.

# blackout - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

U2 fans have been receiving these cryptic unmarked letters in the post
# Snail Mail
From The Daily Edge
# Snail Mail

U2 fans have been receiving these cryptic unmarked letters in the post

Aug 22nd 2017, 4:30 PM 5,929 Views 0 Comments

They’ve gone full Taylor Swift.

# blackout - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally

Aug 19th 2017, 1:45 PM 13,847 Views 9 Comments

Eight tries for New Zealand in today’s Rugby Championship opener at the Olympic Stadium.

# blackout - Thursday 17 August, 2017

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis

Aug 17th 2017, 1:55 PM 4,994 Views 1 Comment

An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.

# blackout - Friday 14 July, 2017

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship
# No Show
From The42
# No Show

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship

Jul 14th 2017, 9:21 AM 12,005 Views 17 Comments

The PGA of America has ended its multi-year deal with Sky Sports.

# blackout - Saturday 27 May, 2017

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
# Computer Outage
# Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

May 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 32,371 Views 28 Comments

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

# blackout - Thursday 4 May, 2017

WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout
# Whatsup
# Whatsup

WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout

May 4th 2017, 7:27 AM 17,169 Views 13 Comments

This could be helpful for those following our Live A Better Life series.

# blackout - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation
# Disruption
# Disruption

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation

Jan 11th 2017, 9:13 AM 13,381 Views 6 Comments

The disruptions have been reported in parts of Carlow, Kilkenny, Galway, Sligo and Cork.

# blackout - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dec 28th 2016, 8:48 PM 17,366 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

# blackout - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims

Nov 16th 2016, 8:15 AM 7,028 Views 8 Comments

A delicious free-kick from Lionel Messi had helped the Albiceleste to a much-needed win over Colombia.

# blackout - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV
# Ah Here
From The42
# Ah Here

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

Oct 12th 2016, 3:10 PM 26,358 Views 36 Comments

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

# blackout - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow
# Blackout
# Blackout

Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow

Aug 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 10,222 Views 3 Comments

The plan is to ship the generators today, but that may not be possible.

# blackout - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Further bad news for Virgin Media subscribers who plan to watch Conor McGregor's rematch against Nate Diaz
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Further bad news for Virgin Media subscribers who plan to watch Conor McGregor's rematch against Nate Diaz

Aug 6th 2016, 4:18 PM 12,181 Views 12 Comments

UFC 202 takes place on 20 August.

# blackout - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup

Aug 4th 2015, 1:25 PM 13,693 Views 10 Comments

The entire team will be wearing Blackout boots at the World Cup

# blackout - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
# Power Out
# Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,541 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

# blackout - Monday 24 November, 2014

Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town

Nov 24th 2014, 8:49 PM 14,016 Views 3 Comments

Dan Carter and Bernard Brogan probably discussed car insurance over the starters.

# blackout - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media

Aug 7th 2014, 12:36 PM 4,750 Views 14 Comments

The Orchard management cancelled a media event yesterday.

# blackout - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power
# Lights On
# Lights On

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power

Feb 16th 2014, 7:56 AM 5,115 Views 11 Comments

ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.

# blackout - Saturday 15 February, 2014

ESB crews working to restore power
# Blackout
# Blackout

ESB crews working to restore power

Feb 15th 2014, 7:37 AM 6,831 Views 29 Comments

The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.

# blackout - Friday 31 January, 2014

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase
# Blackout
# Blackout

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

Jan 31st 2014, 11:45 PM 12,744 Views 80 Comments

After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.

# blackout - Friday 24 January, 2014

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014
# Gfail
From The Daily Edge
# Gfail

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014

Jan 24th 2014, 7:37 PM 4,696 Views 0 Comments

Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.

# blackout - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# blackout - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,189 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

# blackout - Monday 16 December, 2013

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut
# Blackout
# Blackout

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut

Dec 16th 2013, 9:21 PM 15,498 Views 21 Comments

ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.

# blackout - Friday 6 December, 2013

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
# Down To The Wire
# Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

Dec 6th 2013, 9:50 PM 40,769 Views 339 Comments

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

# blackout - Friday 1 November, 2013

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy
# Blackout
# Blackout

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

Nov 1st 2013, 5:44 PM 15,496 Views 14 Comments

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

# blackout - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds

Aug 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,964 Views 0 Comments

Dublin defender looking forward to pitting himself against “the team to beat” on Sunday.

# blackout - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout
# Turn On The Light
# Turn On The Light

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout

Aug 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,103 Views 25 Comments

Ten years ago today, an electricity power outage caused chaos in the northern American states and Canada.

# blackout - Friday 5 April, 2013

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun
# Mars
# Mars

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun

Apr 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,417 Views 6 Comments

For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.

# blackout - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle

Dec 1st 2012, 4:47 PM 3,672 Views 13 Comments

They know who Owen Farrell is now.

# blackout - Thursday 4 October, 2012

VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly

Oct 4th 2012, 11:06 AM 651 Views 0 Comments

The match, which features only players from their respective domestic championships, had to be called off.

# blackout - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'
# Nonsense
From The Daily Edge
# Nonsense

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'

Jan 18th 2012, 6:29 PM 10,642 Views 18 Comments

The #irishfactsaboutwikipedia hashtag has been trending worldwide this afternoon. Here’s our country’s revised history.

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation
# Offline
# Offline

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation

Jan 18th 2012, 7:46 AM 3,885 Views 36 Comments

Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.

# blackout - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Jan 3rd 2012, 3:04 PM 2,233 Views 6 Comments

Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.

# blackout - Thursday 13 October, 2011

BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service
# Blackberry Blackout
# Blackberry Blackout

BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service

Oct 13th 2011, 10:31 AM 336 Views 6 Comments

The company says it is continuing to monitor the situation as services are slowly being restored to full working order following a three-day blackout across the globe.

# blackout - Friday 11 March, 2011

Rugby stars agree to Twitter blackout
# Radio Silence
From The42
# Radio Silence

Rugby stars agree to Twitter blackout

Mar 11th 2011, 11:34 AM 392 Views 0 Comments

Irish players agree to an informal policy which restricts their online engagement around game time.