'Large fault' leaves thousands without power in Dublin city

ESB Networks says it hopes to have power restored by 9pm

'Large fault' leaves thousands without power in Dublin city

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Thousands of people in Dublin city have been left without power this evening due to a fault in the area.

ESB Networks said around 2,310 customers were affected this evening.

The utility company said power is expected to be restored by 9pm.

The power outage is affecting homes & businesses in the Heuston Square area, with reports of outages in Rialto.

A number of traffic lights are also out of action as a result.

AA Roadwatch is urging people to take care while on roads in the area.