Thousands Without Power After Severe Overnight Weather

Severe weather overnight has left some 7,000 homes and businesses without power.

According to reports, most of those affected are in west Co Donegal and north Co Mayo, where a number of power lines are down.

ESB repair crews have been working overnight in an effort to restore power and it is understood that a number of additional crews will be dispatched at first light.

There has also been reports of heavy snowfall in counties Sligo, Laois and Mayo, with AA Roadwatch warning of very dangerous conditions nationwide.


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