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.

Support us today
Not now
Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# power out

Last year
Panda Power confirms departure from Irish energy market
Customers have two weeks to choose a new supplier.
All time
Amazon server outage hits thousands of Disney+ and Netflix customers
The e-commerce giant said it has “identified the root cause and are actively working towards recovery.”
After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads
There are reports of flooding and debris on the roads this morning, so drivers are being urged to take care.
Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland
Several flights have been cancelled at Cork and Shannon airports as a result of the extreme weather.
Electricity supply returns to 35,000 in north Dublin after outage
ESB Networks apologised for the inconvenience.
Luas Red Line remains closed between Red Cow and Tallaght after early morning power failure
A replacement bus service is in operation.
Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre
ESB Networks has been dealing with the issue.
'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'
After the curtain came down on his sensational career, Phil Taylor praised Rob Cross for his PDC World Darts Championship win.
The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia
ESB Networks says that over 70% of those who lost power in Monday’s storm have had their service restored.
Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored
ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.
A 'major fault' that left Kilkenny without power has been fixed for most customers
ESB Networks has apologised for the fault and says it expects the fault to be resolved before 3pm.
16,000 people woke up with no power this morning
Just over 6,000 were still without power as of midday today.
Another Cheltenham champion ruled out as Annie Power to miss Champion Hurdle
Willie Mullins’ wondermare has suffered a leg injury.
ESB restores power to the Aran Islands
A special generator will power the islands until the undersea cable is repaired.
Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds
The biomass processing plant at Killala was only first given the greenlight in June 2015.
Sligo and Harps no longer in the dark as FAI say floodlight failure 'draw' will stand
Showgrounds clash was abandoned after 86 minutes with the sides level.
More than 2,000 homes without power in Cork as strong winds batter the country
A weather warning is due to be lifted this morning.
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.
Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies
To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.
Plane drops 13,000ft after losing power in both engines
The pilots were able to land the flight safely.
Philippine fans asked to turn off their fridges so everyone can watch Mayweather v Pacquiao
Hopefully nobody was planning on doing the washing or ironing on Sunday either.
Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.
16,000 homes still without power as 'ferocious' winds continue
Winds in the north west are still gusting up to 130km per hour.
More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.
Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin
The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.
Richie Power's knee injury will rule him out until 'at least' an All-Ireland semi-final
Kilkenny county board confirm Richie Power is unlikely to return before mid-August.
Thousands left without power after lightning hits
Crews are working to repair the damage which has left almost 5,000 homes and businesses without power.
"We're in limbo": Kilcock residents face sixth night without street lights
Negotiations are said to be ongoing between Kildare County Council and ESB Networks on the issue.
Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power
ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.
Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’
25,000 homes are likely to remain without power over night, but 35,000 homes saw the lights come back on today.
Power restored in suburbs of south Dublin after thousands affected by blackout
Over 450 homes in Newport Co Mayo are said to be still without power.
ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.
Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather
There are more than 400 separate faults affecting the network, mainly caused by falling branches.
Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut
ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.
Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal
ESB released a statement saying that the deal will not add any liabilities to their balance sheet, but unions disagreed.
Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy
A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.
Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane
All traffic lights are out of order in Slane and Gardaí have told motorists to take extra care.
Two power outages in Dublin this morning
Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?