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These Are The Areas That Have Been Worst Affected By Power Cuts In Ireland

By Darragh Berry

March 2, 2018 at 8:03am


Storm Emma has caused mayhem overnight in Ireland with snow and high winds in many parts of the country leaving people without power. 

According to RTÉ, nearly 24,000 homes and businesses are without power on Friday morning with the worst areas affected being parts of Munster, Leinster and Galway. 

Dublin was hit extremely hard as blizzard conditions swept through the county with Wexford and Louth getting the bad brunt of the storm also. 

ESB Networks say around 9,000 customers are without power in north county Dublin and there are ten "reasonably big" faults on the network that they are currently looking into.

Their crew have been working out overnight in the most difficult of conditions trying to get the outage fixed. 

If you are without power, a really handy app to have close by is ESB's power check.

It lets you know what areas have been affected, the type of service interruption, how many customers are affected and what time they expect the power to be back at. 

Most of the estimated fix times have been set for tonight but that could change as the day goes on. 

ESB has apologised for the loss of supply and are currently working to repair a fault affecting all premises and will try to restore power as quickly as possible.

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