23 May 2022

1,560 without power in Offaly after major ESB fault

Crews are working to restore power

1,560 without power in Offaly after major ESB fault

1,560 without power in Offaly after major ESB fault ower outages

More than 1,500 homes and businesses are without power in South Offaly today, Tuesday, June 5, after a fault occurred at a station in Birr. 

The power was cut to the 1,568 customers shortly before 1pm and crews are now working to restore electricity. The reason for the fault is as yet unclear. 

The ESB are estimating that power will be turned back on for all customers affected at 4.45pm. 

"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," they said. 


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