Homes throughout Ireland to remain without power overnight in the aftermath of Storm Eleanor
ESB crews have restored power to well over 140,000 homes in Ireland since Tuesday evening.
Households in parts of the country will remain without power overnight on Wednesday following damage caused by Storm Eleanor in recent days.
The ESB revealed late on Wednesday night that some homes would remain without power until Thursday morning, having already restored power to thousands of homes throughout Ireland since the storm hit on Tuesday evening.
Whilst our crews continue to work to restore as many
customers as possible we will have some customers out overnight we have updated https://t.co/VMtxFrW7FY with new restoration times Apologies #staysafe
— ESB Networks (@ESBNetworks) January 3, 2018
ESB customers have been advised to check powercheck.ie to see where faults have been reported and for estimated restoration times; on Wednesday night, according to powercheck.ie, there were faults reported in Mayo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan, Kildare, Limerick, Cork and Kerry.
According to the most recent update on the ESB website, 2,000 homes, farms and businesses that lost supply during Storm Eleanor remain without power, while 4,500 customers who lost supply since Wednesday morning remain without power.
On Wednesday, Met Éireann issued a status yellow wind warning for the entire province of Munster, as well as Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow, a warning that will come into effect at 3am and remain in place until 1pm on Thursday.