Storm Franklin: Power outages still affecting over 600 Galway properties

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Galway Daily news Power outage affecting 109 properties in Athenry area

There are still over 600 homes and businesses in Galway without power this morning following Storm Franklin, but most are small issues.

The ESB is dealing with twelve separate faults across Galway this morning, which are affecting the electricity supply to 637 properties.

The worst of the outages are in Connemara, with one fault affecting 266 properties in Screeb, and another 121 homes and businesses in the Clifden area.

In Carraroe there are 65 homes without power, along with 40 in Glenamaddy and 32 in Kilcolgan.

There are 30 properties without electricity in Headford from two faults, along with 21 in Oughterard, and 18 each in Recess and Ballygar.

Finally, there are 16 homes in the Tuam area, and 10 in Creagh, still dealing with power outages.

The ESB has estimated that all of these faults will be repaired by 6pm this evening at the latest.

Galway remains under a status yellow wind warning until 9am this morning as the tail end of Storm Franklin affects the country.