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08 Aug 2022

Storm Barra: 1084 people impacted by Kilkenny power outage

Storm Barra: Power outages reported in North Kilkenny

1084 people impacted by Kilkenny power outage

Over 1000 people in the Castlecomer area are still without power following a series of outages caused by Storm Barra.

Three separate faults were reported across the electricity network in the region this morning. 

1084 people are currently impacted in the area and are expected to remain without electricity until about 2:30pm.

An earlier fault affecting a further 1149 people has since been repaired.

To those still without power the ESB say: "We apologise for the loss of supply. We are currently working to repair a fault affecting your premises and will restore power as quickly as possible."

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