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# power-cut - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Tube left in darkness as huge power cut hits a million people across Britain
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

Tube left in darkness as huge power cut hits a million people across Britain

Aug 10th 2019, 8:10 AM 24,407 Views 28 Comments

Problems with two generators caused the massive electricity cut.

# power-cut - Monday 17 June, 2019

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?

Jun 17th 2019, 2:15 PM 21,665 Views 18 Comments

The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.

# power-cut - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout
# Power Struggle In A Power Cut
# Power Struggle In A Power Cut

Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout

Mar 9th 2019, 6:10 PM 9,188 Views 33 Comments

It’s not known what caused the blackout, which is one of the worst and longest in recent memory in Venezuela.

# power-cut - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds
# Status Yellow
# Status Yellow

Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds

Dec 18th 2018, 7:25 AM 18,101 Views 15 Comments

ESB says it is currently working to repair all faults on its network.

# power-cut - Monday 1 January, 2018

New era! Debutant Rob Cross upsets 16-time world champion Taylor's fairytale ending
# Power Cut
From The42
# Power Cut

New era! Debutant Rob Cross upsets 16-time world champion Taylor's fairytale ending

Jan 1st 2018, 10:32 PM 14,572 Views 17 Comments

The World Championship final finished 7-2 in the Ally Pally.

# power-cut - Monday 5 September, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 5th 2016, 10:45 PM 13,871 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Donnelly’s Soc Dem departure, crisis pregnancy agencies and a wildfire in Spain had everyone talking…

# power-cut - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves

Apr 19th 2016, 8:45 AM 28,951 Views 86 Comments

Around 120,000 ESB customers in west Dublin were left without power after the blaze.

# power-cut - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark
# Storm Barney
# Storm Barney

Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark

Nov 17th 2015, 9:58 PM 54,695 Views 46 Comments

ESB Networks says its infrastructure has been bit by winds of up to 125km per hour.

Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
# Storm Barney
# Storm Barney

Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness

Nov 17th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,822 Views 42 Comments

Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.

# power-cut - Friday 30 October, 2015

Thousands left in the dark after power cut in west Dublin
# NO POWER
# NO POWER

Thousands left in the dark after power cut in west Dublin

Oct 30th 2015, 9:20 PM 27,781 Views 42 Comments

ESB said it is working to repair the fault that caused the outage.

# power-cut - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Electricity restored to Dublin households affected by ESB power cut
# Let There Be Light
# Let There Be Light

Electricity restored to Dublin households affected by ESB power cut

Sep 12th 2015, 10:17 AM 9,288 Views 16 Comments

The outage was caused by a fire at one of the network’s sub-stations.

# power-cut - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

€100k damage as gang uses heavy-duty equipment to steal 7km of ESB cables
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

€100k damage as gang uses heavy-duty equipment to steal 7km of ESB cables

Aug 5th 2015, 5:59 AM 24,645 Views 53 Comments

There’s been a huge increase in similar incidents. Just in July, there were four in Galway, and one each in Wicklow, Laois and Cavan.

# power-cut - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Want to be quicker off the mark? Try this explosive power workout
# Power Cut
From The42
# Power Cut

Want to be quicker off the mark? Try this explosive power workout

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:36 PM 8,935 Views 0 Comments

This will hurt but it’ll be worth it.

# power-cut - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

There's a series of power faults across Dublin City and even the Dáil wasn't immune
# At Least Its Sunny Out
# At Least Its Sunny Out

There's a series of power faults across Dublin City and even the Dáil wasn't immune

Jun 30th 2015, 4:28 PM 14,600 Views 11 Comments

Almost 2,500 customers are affected.

# power-cut - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
# Power Trip
# Power Trip

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil

Jun 8th 2015, 1:39 PM 19,273 Views 81 Comments

The senator has launched another attack on her former party.

# power-cut - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?
# Independent Power?
# Independent Power?

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?

Jun 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,877 Views 59 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.

# power-cut - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD
# Power Vacuum
# Power Vacuum

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD

May 27th 2015, 6:30 AM 23,756 Views 68 Comments

The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.

# power-cut - Friday 11 July, 2014

Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse

Jul 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 11,254 Views 24 Comments

A cluster of faults have been recorded by the ESB in the Kilmainham area of Dublin.

# power-cut - Monday 17 February, 2014

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm

Feb 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 5,608 Views 8 Comments

ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.

# power-cut - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# power-cut - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers

Dec 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 17,664 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?

# power-cut - Monday 16 December, 2013

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut
# Blackout
# Blackout

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut

Dec 16th 2013, 9:21 PM 15,498 Views 21 Comments

ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.

# power-cut - Friday 6 December, 2013

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
# Down To The Wire
# Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

Dec 6th 2013, 9:50 PM 40,812 Views 340 Comments

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

# power-cut - Thursday 17 October, 2013

South Park misses deadline for the first time ever because of a power cut
# Going Down To...
From The Daily Edge
# Going Down To...

South Park misses deadline for the first time ever because of a power cut

Oct 17th 2013, 9:19 AM 2,632 Views 1 Comment

The bast***s killed South Park!

# power-cut - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

Jul 25th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,674 Views 15 Comments

ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.

# power-cut - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
# Electricity
# Electricity

Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8

Jun 11th 2013, 6:49 PM 7,401 Views 11 Comments

# power-cut - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills

Jun 5th 2013, 2:36 PM 7,249 Views 98 Comments

Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.

# power-cut - Monday 27 May, 2013

Power restored to 8,300 north Dublin homes after fault
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Power restored to 8,300 north Dublin homes after fault

May 27th 2013, 8:05 PM 13,736 Views 37 Comments

Homes in Raheny, Donaghmede and Howth were without power following a major service fault.

# power-cut - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Power outages in Dublin and Cork
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Power outages in Dublin and Cork

Nov 13th 2012, 10:38 AM 10,897 Views 20 Comments

In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.

# power-cut - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

Aug 29th 2012, 9:18 AM 4,329 Views 3 Comments

ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.

# power-cut - Monday 30 July, 2012

India: 370 million people affected by power outage
# India
# India

India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Jul 30th 2012, 1:58 PM 2,907 Views 9 Comments

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

# power-cut - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

2,600 Dublin homes hit by 90-minute power outage
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

2,600 Dublin homes hit by 90-minute power outage

Jul 24th 2012, 9:40 PM 9,340 Views 49 Comments

The ESB says a cable fault in the Loughlinstown area meant just over 2,600 homes were without power this evening.

# power-cut - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Power cut leaves IFSC in the dark
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

Power cut leaves IFSC in the dark

May 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,192 Views 11 Comments

# power-cut - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Thousands without phone service after storms
# Storms
# Storms

Thousands without phone service after storms

Jan 4th 2012, 9:11 AM 1,341 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.

Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record
# The Wind
# The Wind

Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record

Jan 4th 2012, 7:43 AM 3,749 Views 11 Comments

Heavy winds are expected to affect the east coast in particular today.

# power-cut - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Jan 3rd 2012, 3:04 PM 2,233 Views 6 Comments

Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.

# power-cut - Friday 9 September, 2011

Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut

Sep 9th 2011, 10:09 AM 545 Views 1 Comment

The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.

# power-cut - Thursday 11 August, 2011

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut

Aug 11th 2011, 9:57 PM 704 Views 7 Comments

The ESB has said that it was a transformer failure that caused the outage on Sunday. Amazon’s backup generators failed after the power cut.

# power-cut - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Power restored to most of 25,000 homes 'before nightfall' - ESB
# Electricity
# Electricity

Power restored to most of 25,000 homes 'before nightfall' - ESB

May 24th 2011, 9:32 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

The ESB says only a few hundred customers were without power overnight after freak storms blacked out thousands of homes.

# power-cut - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Power cut in Dublin city centre
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Power cut in Dublin city centre

Jan 6th 2011, 2:35 PM 613 Views 0 Comments