Power outages hit over 6,000 homes and businesses in Galway

Galway Daily news Storm Franklin: Over 2,700 homes in Galway without electricity

More than 6,000 homes and businesses in Galway were without electricity this morning due to faults which have since been repaired.

A fault at Parkmore reported at 7:41am on Saturday morning left 5,198 properties without electricity.

It was repaired, and power restored, just over an hour later at 8:50am.

Hundreds of homes in the Claregalway are were also affected at the same time, in a fault causing outages to 875 properties.

This lasted for almost two hours before power was restored at 9:30am.