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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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.

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