A number of Irish websites were down or offline earlier this morning due to an outage.
Service provider Cloudflare said there were "service issues" and that it was working to resolve them as quickly as possible.
"Cloudflare is investigating wide-spread issues with our services and/or network.
"Users may experience errors or timeouts reaching Cloudflare’s network or services", it added.
The issue has been identified and a fix is being implemented.
— Cloudflare (@Cloudflare) June 21, 2022
It later said the issue had been resolved.
However it said connectivity on its network was disrupted "in broad regions".
"Eyeballs attempting to reach Cloudflare sites in impacted regions will observe 500 errors.
"The incident impacts all data plane services in our network", it explained.
Several users noted just how widespread it was.
Partial internet outage at present — caused by Cloudflare problems.
— Adrian Weckler (@adrianweckler) June 21, 2022
— Paul B (@PaulBonass) June 21, 2022
Large chunks of the internet are returning an nginx 500 Internal Server Error right now (I'm assuming something's messed up at Cloudflare or similar) but this is definitely my favourite pic.twitter.com/cK5x49ZLiR
— Neil Studd (@neilstudd) June 21, 2022
me sending pigeons with letters to my friends because cloudflare is down pic.twitter.com/qhX4WsojX5
— radiowowowowowowowowo (@radiowasused) June 21, 2022
Every website using Cloudflare: Error 500
Cloudflare: "this is fine"
like 50% of the internet is down, there's this huge outage and afaik it's cloudflare pic.twitter.com/3wacXaxO4k
— Benjamin G. (@randomblock1_) June 21, 2022
Networks affected included Newstalk services.