Monday 24 July 2017

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

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

Cian Murray

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

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 Independent.ie: "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 Powercheck.ie for updates.

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