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#Power cuts

# power-cuts - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country

A status yellow weather warning is in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

# power-cuts - Monday 16 October, 2017

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

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.

# power-cuts - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power

ESB crews are working to restore outages in challenging conditions.

# power-cuts - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.

# power-cuts - Friday 9 January, 2015

Power outages reported as bad weather leads to faults

ESB Networks are on the case.

# power-cuts - Monday 6 October, 2014

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

# power-cuts - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy Why God Why

# power-cuts - Friday 14 February, 2014

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# power-cuts - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

# power-cuts - Friday 27 December, 2013

Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services

Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'

Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the pay of senior HSE staff, two robberies in Dublin, and the possibility of power cuts.

# power-cuts - Sunday 3 November, 2013

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin

ESB Networks has now restored power.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Nearly 700 homes without power following overnight storms

The west coast has been particularly badly hit by the overnight high winds, with power cuts from Donegal to Limerick.

# power-cuts - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

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-cuts - Monday 12 September, 2011

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland Hurricane Katia This post contains images

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

# power-cuts - Monday 29 August, 2011

Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene Irene This post contains videos

Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene

The death toll from Hurricane Irene has risen to 35 across ten states. Authorities are working to clear the storm damage and restore power to almost 8 million homes and businesses.

# power-cuts - Monday 23 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

ESB says about 25,000 customers without power after wind damage

ESB says it hopes to have power restored to areas affected by the close of business today.