More than 7,000 Tallaght homes without power due to outage

There are currently more than 7,000 homes in Tallaght without power after an outage this evening.

The fault has been confirmed by ESB as being in the Tymon area, with homes in Kilnamanagh, Kingswood, Tymon and the surrounding areas including parts of the M50 also experiencing power outages.

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According to the supplier they estimate power to be restored about 8:30pm this evening.

There has been works going on in the Tymon/Kilnamanagh area for several weeks, laying fibre cable, but it is not clear whether this is connected to the serious outage tonight.

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