Power outages affecting hundreds of Galway homes this morning

Galway Daily news More than 15,000 properties in Galway without power after Storm Ellen

Hundreds of homes in and around Athenry, Oranmore, and Kilcolgan are without power this morning, as multiple outages have been reported.

In Oranmore, two separate faults have left 188 premises without electricity.

Both of these are expected to he repaired before 11am this morning.

There are three power outages affecting the electricity supply to 161 homes and businesses in the Kilcolgan area.

Power is currently expected to be restored to all those affected premises by 11:15am at the latest.

And there are two faults reported bynthe ESB in the Athenry area, which have left 137 properties without power.

Both of these are expected to be repaired by 10:45am on Wednesday morning.

Galway is currently under a status yellow weather warning for heavy winds this morning.

Lasting until midday today, Met Eireann has said that gusts of up to 90-110km/hr could hammer the Atlantic coast this morning.