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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Power lines

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2022
# Power lines
Two people rescued from small plane caught in power lines in the US state of Maryland
Both men suffered “serious injuries” from the crash, and hypothermia was also an issue.
All time
# clean up
Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation
ESB Networks said it is continuing to restore power to as many customers as possible tonight, but many will be without supply overnight.
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.
Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
# Power cuts
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
Most parts of the country are experiencing strong and gusty winds.
# Delays
Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare
The power line has now been cleared.
# Electricity
People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees
Contact with overhead electricity wires is extremely dangerous and can be fatal.
# NO POWER
Green line Luas down between Brides Glen and Carrickmines
It comes as there is no Dublin Bus services operating in the capital today.
# Power cuts
Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies
To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.
# daniel day working
The northside Luas is back up and running...
The service had been suspended between Abbey and Liffey Streets after overhead wires came loose at Jervis Street.
# Rush Hour
If you're travelling home on the Luas Green Line, we've got some bad news for you...
Unless you’re travelling from Balally to Brides Glen.
# Eircom
Man dies during work on telephone pole in Cork
The four-man team were erecting the pole near Glengarriff.
# multi-purpose
Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate
An Oireachtas Committee will today debate legislation which may also extend private land access to third-party
Voices
Column: The people should have a say in planning Ireland's energy grid
Rebuilding the grid will take more than a decade and we are still at the start. Now is the time to change the process from an adversarial one to a truly participative project developed in the public interest, writes Ossian Smyth.
# Power
Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.
# Power Theft
Thieves warned that stealing the ESB's overhead wires is 'very dangerous'
Gardaí and ESB Networks issued a joint statement on the issue this afternoon.
# rescue me
Seagull trapped in power lines rescued by a helicopter
A HELICOPTER!
# Electricity
Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line
The project is at an early stage and Eirgrid say they do not expect to submit an application to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval before 2015.
# Teresa Treacy
Thousands sign petition to free jailed woman Teresa Treacy
Tree-cutting has stopped over the weekend on the 65-year-old’s land, where a protest camp has been set up.
# Hurricane Katia
Dart services resumed between Howth and Howth Junction