Monday 23 September 2019

Storm Ophelia: Business update

Dunnes Stores (Stock image)
Dunnes Stores (Stock image)
Ellie Donnelly

Ellie Donnelly

A number of businesses have yet to confirm whether they will open today however, Bank of Ireland and AIB are among those that have already said that they will be open for business today.

Bank of Ireland: contact centres and most branches will operate as normal today.

However some branches may not be able to open due to power cuts – further updates from Bank of Ireland will be provided later this morning.

AIB: the Ask AIB team was unavailable yesterday due to a power outage.

The team will be back online from 9am today.

AIB branches will open as normal today with the exception of the following branches which remain impacted – Carrigaline, Fethard, Glanmire, Kinsale, Youghal.

A statement from AIB said that it was focused on returning these locations to normal service as soon as possible

Ulster Bank has said that it plans to operate a full branch, business centre, and telephone service today.

Permanent TSB: to be confirmed

FBD Insurance expects to operate business as usual from 10am today.

All Dunnes Stores and Tesco stores will open normally today.

Dunnes Stores has confirmed that Shop & Save vouchers with expiration dates from the 17-25 October have had an extra day of use added to them due to the lost day of possible use.

Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse stores will re-open from 10am on Tuesday, October 17 following on-site inspections that are taking place at 9am.

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