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Thursday 27 October 2016

Power restored following outage that left 10,000 properties without power and downed traffic signals

Cian Murray

Published 05/09/2016 | 18:22

The power outage happened in the Dublin 8 area.
The power outage happened in the Dublin 8 area.

Approximately 10,000 properties were affected by a large power outage in the Dublin 8 area today.

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The outage was first reported at 5:28pm today, with several traffic signals also down in the area.

According to reports from ESB, the power was restored to most properties at approximately 6:50pm.

A spokesperson for ESB told "Approximately 10,000 properties were affected. We don't know yet caused the issue, however most properties in the area have had their power restored."

The ESB has urged any customers who are still experiencing problems to contact their helpline on 1850 372 999 or check for updates.

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