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More than 1500 homes without power in Cork following thunderstorm. ESB promises to restore power by 7pm tonight.

More than 1500 homes without power in Cork following thunderstorm. ESB promises to restore power by 7pm tonight.

There was heavy thunderstorm activity across Cork this morning, and this caused major power outages.

The Electricity Supply Board is still working to fix the lightning strikes which caused power outages in Munster earlier today. The ESB is still working on homes and businesses in Cork, with over 1,500 homes experiencing power outages unnecessarily.

ESB is claiming that the power outages are due to weather conditions. They have promised to restore most of the power by 7 PM this evening. They have apologised to all affected customers for the inconvenience caused.