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# power-out - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads
# Storm Brendan
# Storm Brendan

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads

Jan 14th 2020, 7:33 AM 12,461 Views 6 Comments

There are reports of flooding and debris on the roads this morning, so drivers are being urged to take care.

# power-out - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 PM 104,111 Views 32 Comments

Several flights have been cancelled at Cork and Shannon airports as a result of the extreme weather.

# power-out - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Electricity supply returns to 35,000 in north Dublin after outage
# Finglas
# Finglas

Electricity supply returns to 35,000 in north Dublin after outage

Updated Nov 12th 2019, 10:45 PM 49,107 Views 61 Comments

ESB Networks apologised for the inconvenience.

# power-out - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Luas Red Line remains closed between Red Cow and Tallaght after early morning power failure
# Traffic And Travel
# Traffic And Travel

Luas Red Line remains closed between Red Cow and Tallaght after early morning power failure

Updated May 8th 2019, 11:02 AM 13,139 Views 14 Comments

A replacement bus service is in operation.

# power-out - Monday 19 February, 2018

Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre
# Power Out
# Power Out

Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre

Feb 19th 2018, 3:28 PM 51,001 Views 32 Comments

ESB Networks has been dealing with the issue.

# power-out - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'
# Power Out
From The42
# Power Out

'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:15 AM 13,102 Views 5 Comments

After the curtain came down on his sensational career, Phil Taylor praised Rob Cross for his PDC World Darts Championship win.

# power-out - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia
# HOW LONG?
# HOW LONG?

The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia

Oct 18th 2017, 4:00 PM 26,199 Views 36 Comments

ESB Networks says that over 70% of those who lost power in Monday’s storm have had their service restored.

# power-out - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored
# Good News
# Good News

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored

Oct 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 33,516 Views 36 Comments

ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.

# power-out - Monday 19 June, 2017

A 'major fault' that left Kilkenny without power has been fixed for most customers
# Black(out) Cats
# Black(out) Cats

A 'major fault' that left Kilkenny without power has been fixed for most customers

Jun 19th 2017, 2:27 PM 10,559 Views 14 Comments

ESB Networks has apologised for the fault and says it expects the fault to be resolved before 3pm.

# power-out - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

16,000 people woke up with no power this morning
# Snowy Conditions
# Snowy Conditions

16,000 people woke up with no power this morning

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:26 PM 14,137 Views 7 Comments

Just over 6,000 were still without power as of midday today.

# power-out - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Another Cheltenham champion ruled out as Annie Power to miss Champion Hurdle
# Power Out
From The42
# Power Out

Another Cheltenham champion ruled out as Annie Power to miss Champion Hurdle

Jan 25th 2017, 10:37 AM 3,214 Views 8 Comments

Willie Mullins’ wondermare has suffered a leg injury.

# power-out - Monday 8 August, 2016

ESB restores power to the Aran Islands
# Put On The Kettle
# Put On The Kettle

ESB restores power to the Aran Islands

Aug 8th 2016, 9:15 PM 25,279 Views 27 Comments

A special generator will power the islands until the undersea cable is repaired.

# power-out - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds
# Power Out
# Power Out

Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:46 AM 19,076 Views 32 Comments

The biomass processing plant at Killala was only first given the greenlight in June 2015.

# power-out - Monday 21 March, 2016

Sligo and Harps no longer in the dark as FAI say floodlight failure 'draw' will stand
# Power Out
From The42
# Power Out

Sligo and Harps no longer in the dark as FAI say floodlight failure 'draw' will stand

Mar 21st 2016, 11:24 AM 3,117 Views 4 Comments

Showgrounds clash was abandoned after 86 minutes with the sides level.

# power-out - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

More than 2,000 homes without power in Cork as strong winds batter the country
# Power Out
# Power Out

More than 2,000 homes without power in Cork as strong winds batter the country

Dec 2nd 2015, 7:25 AM 11,284 Views 4 Comments

A weather warning is due to be lifted this morning.

# power-out - 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 54,697 Views 46 Comments

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

# power-out - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

Aug 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 32,148 Views 41 Comments

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

# power-out - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Plane drops 13,000ft after losing power in both engines
# Stormy Weather
# Stormy Weather

Plane drops 13,000ft after losing power in both engines

May 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 43,035 Views 23 Comments

The pilots were able to land the flight safely.

# power-out - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Philippine fans asked to turn off their fridges so everyone can watch Mayweather v Pacquiao
# Power Out
From The42
# Power Out

Philippine fans asked to turn off their fridges so everyone can watch Mayweather v Pacquiao

Apr 30th 2015, 12:39 PM 4,654 Views 1 Comment

Hopefully nobody was planning on doing the washing or ironing on Sunday either.

# power-out - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
# Power Out
# Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,551 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

# power-out - Thursday 15 January, 2015

16,000 homes still without power as 'ferocious' winds continue
# Wipeout
# Wipeout

16,000 homes still without power as 'ferocious' winds continue

Jan 15th 2015, 1:16 PM 45,029 Views 22 Comments

Winds in the north west are still gusting up to 130km per hour.

# power-out - Thursday 14 August, 2014

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
# Power Out
# Power Out

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June

Aug 14th 2014, 1:55 PM 7,999 Views 24 Comments

These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.

# power-out - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin
# Power Out
# Power Out

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin

Aug 7th 2014, 12:55 PM 10,168 Views 15 Comments

The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.

# power-out - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Richie Power's knee injury will rule him out until 'at least' an All-Ireland semi-final
# Power Out
From The42
# Power Out

Richie Power's knee injury will rule him out until 'at least' an All-Ireland semi-final

Jun 24th 2014, 11:21 AM 3,842 Views 4 Comments

Kilkenny county board confirm Richie Power is unlikely to return before mid-August.

# power-out - Monday 31 March, 2014

Thousands left without power after lightning hits
# Lights Off
# Lights Off

Thousands left without power after lightning hits

Mar 31st 2014, 6:24 PM 22,805 Views 32 Comments

Crews are working to repair the damage which has left almost 5,000 homes and businesses without power.

# power-out - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

"We're in limbo": Kilcock residents face sixth night without street lights
# Power Out
# Power Out

"We're in limbo": Kilcock residents face sixth night without street lights

Mar 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 13,112 Views 79 Comments

Negotiations are said to be ongoing between Kildare County Council and ESB Networks on the issue.

# power-out - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power
# Lights On
# Lights On

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power

Feb 16th 2014, 7:56 AM 5,119 Views 11 Comments

ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.

# power-out - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’
# Power Out
# Power Out

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’

Feb 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 9,371 Views 20 Comments

25,000 homes are likely to remain without power over night, but 35,000 homes saw the lights come back on today.

# power-out - Thursday 13 February, 2014

# power-out - Monday 6 January, 2014

Power restored in suburbs of south Dublin after thousands affected by blackout
# Electricity
# Electricity

Power restored in suburbs of south Dublin after thousands affected by blackout

Jan 6th 2014, 10:35 PM 30,745 Views 32 Comments

Over 450 homes in Newport Co Mayo are said to be still without power.

# power-out - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,200 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

# power-out - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather
# Power Out
# Power Out

Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather

Dec 18th 2013, 11:20 PM 21,447 Views 39 Comments

There are more than 400 separate faults affecting the network, mainly caused by falling branches.

# power-out - 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 15,508 Views 21 Comments

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

# power-out - Monday 9 December, 2013

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal
# ESB
# ESB

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal

Dec 9th 2013, 7:28 AM 9,585 Views 78 Comments

ESB released a statement saying that the deal will not add any liabilities to their balance sheet, but unions disagreed.

# power-out - Friday 1 November, 2013

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy
# Blackout
# Blackout

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

Nov 1st 2013, 5:44 PM 15,501 Views 14 Comments

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

# power-out - Saturday 29 December, 2012

# power-out - Friday 2 November, 2012

Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane
# Power Out
# Power Out

Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:41 PM 14,883 Views 40 Comments

All traffic lights are out of order in Slane and Gardaí have told motorists to take extra care.

# power-out - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Two power outages in Dublin this morning
# Electricity
# Electricity

Two power outages in Dublin this morning

Oct 31st 2012, 10:21 AM 15,955 Views 30 Comments

Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?