Almost 2,000 Residents Without Power In Thurles

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Almost 2,000 residents are without electricity in Thurles.

The power outage occurred in the Holycross area of the town just before 8pm.

Fethard, Tankerstown and Garryspillane are also impacted by electricity outage.

It’s unclear when power will be restored, the ESB Network crews are working on repairing the faults.

The company is apologising for the loss of supply.

County Tipperary is under a Status Orange Wind warning as Storm Isha makes its way inland this evening.

The Premier County will experience strong and gusty southwest winds with heavy rain at times along with difficult travelling conditions•, debris, and loose objects displaced.

This current weather alert is valid until 2am tomorrow, with the county returning to a yellow Status wind warning until 4am tomorrow.

Motorists are advised that this warning will lead to very difficult travelling conditions, with a risk of fallen trees also.

Residents across the county are advised that the weather warning could lead to damaged power lines with electricity outages possible.

Members of the public can contact the Council’s out of hours emergency number 0818 06 5003. Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:

Emergency

999/112

Irish Water Emergency

1800 278 278

ESB Networks

1800 372 999

Gas Networks Ireland

1800 205 050