Offaly customers left without power in sweltering heat

Justin Kelly

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Justin Kelly

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Offaly customers left without power in sweltering heat

Almost 260 customers are without power in Offaly this evening after the ESB reported a fault.

They have said the fault is at Lumcloon and is affecting customers in the Banagher area.

The fault occurred shortly before 9pm and the ESB estimates that power will be restored shortly after midnight.

Crews are continuing to work on the fault this evening. 

The ESB have released a statement this evening. "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.