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#Power cuts

# power-cuts - Monday 15 August, 2022

Status Orange thunderstorm warning for most of the country today as heatwave breaks
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Status Orange thunderstorm warning for most of the country today as heatwave breaks

Updated Aug 15th 2022, 9:30 AM 69,945 Views 21 Comments

A nationwide Status Orange thunderstorm warning is due to lapse at 9am this morning.

# power-cuts - Friday 1 April, 2022

Government seeks permission to build two emergency electricity generators in Dublin
# Power Supplies
# Power Supplies

Government seeks permission to build two emergency electricity generators in Dublin

Apr 1st 2022, 6:01 PM 64,148 Views 62 Comments

The two generators are planned to be located in North Wall and Huntstown Power Station in Co Dublin.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation

Dec 8th 2021, 8:34 PM 37,964 Views 7 Comments
  • Further high winds last night left thousands of homes, farms and businesses without power and water.
  • Some people may remain without power into tomorrow.
  • Six Boil Water Notices are currently in effect in various parts of the country.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 9:03 PM 117,317 Views 68 Comments

Most parts of the country are experiencing strong and gusty winds.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Two big power stations disconnected from the national grid on Monday night in rare 'one-off' event
# Power Trip
# Power Trip

Two big power stations disconnected from the national grid on Monday night in rare 'one-off' event

Nov 24th 2021, 4:12 PM 93,271 Views 47 Comments
  • The 'tripping' of the two stations resulted in the loss of 820 megawatts of power to the grid.
  • This was the equivalent of 20% of the total national demand for electricity at that time.
  • A spokesperson for EirGrid said the incident was unrelated to ongoing issues around security of electricity supply.

# power-cuts - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east

Feb 18th 2021, 3:02 PM 15,509 Views 5 Comments

The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than 30 people.

# power-cuts - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Coastal flooding expected on west coast as Status Yellow warnings issued in northeast, west and south
# Status Yellow
# Status Yellow

Coastal flooding expected on west coast as Status Yellow warnings issued in northeast, west and south

Dec 27th 2020, 11:10 AM 37,592 Views 17 Comments

There are snow and ice warnings in Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Louth, Leitrim, Roscommon and Sligo.

# power-cuts - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country

Sep 21st 2019, 3:50 PM 58,464 Views 24 Comments

A status yellow weather warning is in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 8:20 PM 105,086 Views 100 Comments

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

# power-cuts - Monday 16 October, 2017

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut
# Electricity Cuts
# Electricity Cuts

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Oct 16th 2017, 9:19 AM 30,790 Views 22 Comments

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves

Apr 19th 2016, 8:45 AM 29,032 Views 86 Comments

Around 120,000 ESB customers in west Dublin were left without power after the blaze.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power
# Outages
# Outages

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 15,004 Views 9 Comments

ESB crews are working to restore outages in challenging conditions.

# power-cuts - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

Aug 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 32,190 Views 40 Comments

To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.

# power-cuts - Friday 9 January, 2015

Power outages reported as bad weather leads to faults
# Gusty
# Gusty

Power outages reported as bad weather leads to faults

Jan 9th 2015, 11:20 PM 63,070 Views 28 Comments

ESB Networks are on the case.

# power-cuts - Monday 6 October, 2014

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended
# Be Careful Out There
# Be Careful Out There

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

Oct 6th 2014, 7:32 AM 22,184 Views 38 Comments

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

# power-cuts - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy
# Why God Why
From The Daily Edge
# Why God Why

Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy

Oct 5th 2014, 11:04 PM 5,024 Views 5 Comments

Any other time. But NOW?

# power-cuts - Friday 14 February, 2014

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Feb 14th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,269 Views 26 Comments

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# power-cuts - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 28,199 Views 19 Comments

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

# power-cuts - Friday 27 December, 2013

Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
# Power
# Power

Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services

Dec 27th 2013, 12:30 PM 44,376 Views 48 Comments

Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'
# ESB
# ESB

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'

Nov 26th 2013, 3:03 PM 4,722 Views 71 Comments

Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nov 19th 2013, 10:15 PM 18,275 Views 8 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the pay of senior HSE staff, two robberies in Dublin, and the possibility of power cuts.

# power-cuts - Sunday 3 November, 2013

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
# Going Dark
# Going Dark

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:44 PM 20,353 Views 30 Comments

ESB Networks has now restored power.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Nearly 700 homes without power following overnight storms
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Nearly 700 homes without power following overnight storms

Apr 16th 2013, 10:07 AM 7,252 Views 7 Comments

The west coast has been particularly badly hit by the overnight high winds, with power cuts from Donegal to Limerick.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Power outages in Dublin and Cork
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Power outages in Dublin and Cork

Nov 13th 2012, 10:38 AM 10,928 Views 20 Comments

In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.

# power-cuts - Monday 12 September, 2011

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland
# Hurricane Katia
# Hurricane Katia

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Sep 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 3,692 Views 3 Comments

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

# power-cuts - Monday 29 August, 2011

Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene
# Irene
# Irene

Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene

Aug 29th 2011, 10:17 PM 365 Views 2 Comments

The death toll from Hurricane Irene has risen to 35 across ten states. Authorities are working to clear the storm damage and restore power to almost 8 million homes and businesses.

# power-cuts - Monday 23 May, 2011

ESB says about 25,000 customers without power after wind damage
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

ESB says about 25,000 customers without power after wind damage

May 23rd 2011, 1:17 PM 418 Views 0 Comments

ESB says it hopes to have power restored to areas affected by the close of business today.