Skip to content
Support Us | Help keep news open to everyone

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

# power cut

    # Chernobyl
    Power cut at Ukraine's Chernobyl but experts say no 'critical' safety impact
    Russian forces seized the defunct plant on 24 February.
    # power cut
    Seamus Power shoots 74 to slide from first to seventh at the AT&T at Pebble Beach
    Power trails the leaders by two shots with 18 holes to play.
    # commuter chaos
    Tube left in darkness as huge power cut hits a million people across Britain
    Problems with two generators caused the massive electricity cut.
    # power cut
    Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?
    The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.
    # power struggle in a power cut
    Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout
    It’s not known what caused the blackout, which is one of the worst and longest in recent memory in Venezuela.
    # Status Yellow
    Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds
    ESB says it is currently working to repair all faults on its network.
    # power cut
    New era! Debutant Rob Cross upsets 16-time world champion Taylor's fairytale ending
    The World Championship final finished 7-2 in the Ally Pally.
    # News Fix
    Here's What Happened Today: Monday
    Stephen Donnelly’s Soc Dem departure, crisis pregnancy agencies and a wildfire in Spain had everyone talking…
    # Power cuts
    Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves
    Around 120,000 ESB customers in west Dublin were left without power after the blaze.
    # storm barney
    Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark
    ESB Networks says its infrastructure has been bit by winds of up to 125km per hour.
    # storm barney
    Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
    Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.
    # NO POWER
    Thousands left in the dark after power cut in west Dublin
    ESB said it is working to repair the fault that caused the outage.
    # Let there be light
    Electricity restored to Dublin households affected by ESB power cut
    The outage was caused by a fire at one of the network’s sub-stations.
    # power cut
    €100k damage as gang uses heavy-duty equipment to steal 7km of ESB cables
    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
    Want to be quicker off the mark? Try this explosive power workout
    This will hurt but it’ll be worth it.
    # at least its sunny out
    There's a series of power faults across Dublin City and even the Dáil wasn't immune
    Almost 2,500 customers are affected.
    # Power trip
    'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
    The senator has launched another attack on her former party.
    # Independent Power?
    Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?
    The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.
    # power vacuum
    Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD
    The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.
    # Lights out
    Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse
    A cluster of faults have been recorded by the ESB in the Kilmainham area of Dublin.
    # Lights out
    19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
    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.
    # storm watch
    Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
    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.
    # Prime Numbers
    Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers
    Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?
    # Blackout
    Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut
    ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.
    # down to the wire
    ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
    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.
    # going down to...
    South Park misses deadline for the first time ever because of a power cut
    The bast***s killed South Park!
    # power cut
    Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms
    ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.
    # Electricity
    Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
    # power cut
    21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
    Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.
    # power cut
    Power restored to 8,300 north Dublin homes after fault
    Homes in Raheny, Donaghmede and Howth were without power following a major service fault.
    # power cut
    Power outages in Dublin and Cork
    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
    Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford
    ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.
    # India
    India: 370 million people affected by power outage
    Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.
    # power cut
    2,600 Dublin homes hit by 90-minute power outage
    The ESB says a cable fault in the Loughlinstown area meant just over 2,600 homes were without power this evening.
    # Lights out
    Power cut leaves IFSC in the dark
    # Storms
    Thousands without phone service after storms
    Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.
    # The Wind
    Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record
    Heavy winds are expected to affect the east coast in particular today.
    # power cut
    Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage
    Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.
    # power cut
    Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut
    The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.
    # Lights out
    ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut
    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.
Load More Stories