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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# Power
'Let's do what we're good at' - Foley pleased with Munster's direct attack
The southern province’s head coach says his side ‘were never down on themselves’ early this season.
# power out
More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.
# round round baby
Little girl uses death grip to stay on fun-house ride
This. Is. AMAZING.
# Fighting
Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
The ground offensive was announced by the Israeli Prime Minister this evening.
# 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.
# Babies
Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes
The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.
# Beast
Nemani Nadolo gets out his kicking boots to help Fiji to win over Italy
The Crusaders wing scored a try, two conversions and two penalties in the Flying Fijians’ success
# Power
Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments
The Ulster and Ireland flanker racked up many highlights in his superb career.
# Less Hot Air
Irish industries produced fewer greenhouse gases than ever last year
The drop equated to a seven per cent reduction in the level of harmful gases spewed into the air.
# to boldly go
NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like
# pack power
Murray gives 'special mention' to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse
The Munster scrum-half says his pack ensured yesterday’s Heineken Cup clash was an enjoyable outing for Munster’s clinical backline.
# Power
Ulster name strong starting XV for Cardiff trip as Connacht remain unchanged
Loosehead prop Tom Court is set to make his 150th appearance for the northern province tomorrow.
# London
An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court
The National Trust contends that the building a nuclear station on the west coast of the UK was against international, EU, and English law.
# switched on
Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits
That’s a lot of lights left on.
# Green Party
Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’
Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.
# Weatherwatch
Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow
ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.
ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage
The ESB said that it has restored power to 260,000 customers since the weather affected power around the country.
# 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.
# power out
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.
# Blackout
ESB crews working to restore power
The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.
# Peace Talks
Dictatorship to democracy: Syrian opposition wants Assad to leave power
Opposition forces wants a transitional government to be formed, but Assad’s regime says his role in not up for debate.
# grid link
Eirgrid says it will still accept pylon submissions, despite passing of deadline
If you missed the 7 January deadline but still have concerns, Eirgrid will add your submission to the pile of 35,000 already received.
# small far away
Scientists develop tiny windmills that could power a smartphone
The researchers say that the windmills are so small, ten of them could fit on a single grain of rice.
Power returned to homes after 'worst storm impact in 16 years'
In excess of 100,000 customers around Ireland were affected by the storm.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…
# service interruption
8,500 Eircom customers without service as fallout from storm continues
Work is set to resume first thing tomorrow morning on repairing the damage.
# Stormwatch
ESB crews working to repair final faults after St Stephen’s Day storm
The problems are localised in the southwest.
# Power
Ireland's electricity consumption falls from 2008 peak
The World Bank figures state Ireland consumed the most electricity in 2008.
# Power
ESB power restoration ‘frustratingly slow’ with 5,000 still without power
The company there are an average of eight customers per fault now that they are working on some of the smaller faults around the country.
# Stormwatch
UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight
ESB Networks says it still has to fix about 1,000 faults on the network.
# Power
Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.
# storm watch
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.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…
# Weather watch
7,000 without power after bad weather brings electricity lines down
ESB Network crews will go out at first light this morning to assess the damage and work to restore power.
# Group G
VIDEO: Raul Garcia smashes acute-angled shot in off the crossbar
David Moyes was in Madrid to watch Atletico beating Porto.
# Row
Workers agree to LRC meeting with ESB management
A last-ditch intervention from the government ahead of planned strikes is seen.
# Fading
Bernard Jackman: Toulouse have become more predictable
The former Ireland hooker gives us the view from France as Connacht prepare for Heineken Cup action.