This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 13 °C Monday 14 October, 2019
Advertisement

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

SOME 20,000 HOUSEHOLDS are without electricity tonight.

ESB has confirmed that adverse weather conditions have led to 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country losing their power supply.

The main areas affected are Cork, Clonakilty, Dunmanway, Bandon, Gorey, Enniscorthy and Thomastown.

A spokesman for the company said that it is currently not possible to carry out repairs due to poor conditions, adding: “These customers may be out over night.”

He said that ESB Networks crews “will be dispatched at first light to carry out repairs”.

Customers have been advised to keep an eye on the PowerCheck App and follow @ESBNetworks for updates on the situation.

Read: Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Órla Ryan

Read next:

COMMENTS (28)