17/02/2014

Storm Damage Still Causing Problem For ESB Customers

Some 19,000 ESB customers are still without electricity, the energy company has reported.

The number increased from 16,500 on Sunday following new faults in Tralee and Cappamore in Co Kerry, and Kilmore Quay in Co Waterford.

Power outages have been caused by last weeks' storms with Eircom also reporting that up to 25,000 phone and broadband customers were still without services.

In Cork, 10 of the 81 boil water notices issued remain in place. The notice followed the loss of power to a number of water treatment and pumping facilities. A further five notices remain in Co Kerry, at at Ardfert North and South, Lyreacrompane, Glenderry and Causeway.

(MH/JP)

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