Unexplained power outages in Athy and Castledermot affecting over 1000 customers

A massive power fault has disrupted the electricity supply to the homes and businesses of over 1,000 ESB customers. The ESB are still trying to determine the cause of the outage and crews have been sent to the areas to try and rectify the matter. There was a planned service disruption for part of Athy today, but these further disruptions will cause further problems. There is no indication as to when power will be restored.

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.