Saturday 3 December 2016

More than 25,000 customers left without power as ESB networks suffer faults

Meadhbh McGrath

Published 27/05/2016 | 12:34

ESB says it is working to restore power for over 25,000 customers this evening
ESB says it is working to restore power for over 25,000 customers this evening

Thousands of homes in Kilkenny have been left without power this afternoon as ESB networks suffered a fault.

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Some 25,465 customers found themselves without electricity due to a fault from 11.30am this morning.

The service interruption impacted residents in Freshford, Gowran and a number of other areas.

“We apologise for the loss of supply. We are currently working to repair a fault affecting your premises and will restore power as quickly as possible,” ESB said in a statement.

Services are expected to be restored to customers by 1.45pm this afternoon.

Customers are advised to check for progress updates on powercheck.ie.

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