Power outages affecting areas in Offaly
According to the ESB's Power Check website, two areas in Offaly are currently suffering power outages.
One of the outages is in Lumcloon and another is outside Kilcormac. A third is in the east of the county outside Cloneygowan. Thundery showers with possible lightning strikes are forecast to continue this evening.
The ESB is reporting a number of lightning strikes throughout the Midlands and eastern parts of Connacht. They are advising customers who are suffering a power outage to check the Power Check website before contacting them about an outage.