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

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

AROUND 2,600 homes and businesses in the Blanchardstown-Coolmine area of Dublin are without power tonight.

The blackout began shortly before 7pm this evening.

A spokesperson for ESB Networks said that crews were out working to fix the problem, and that it was hoped customers would be reconnected tonight.

She said it was expected that all homes would have power restored by 10pm.

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