Recent adverse weather has led to an increase in our typical first fault levels. We currently have 8,900 reported faults with 1,740 reported yesterday.
The areas mainly affected are the South West and West of the country, as well as Cavan and Monaghan.
Lightning has caused damage some cabling and internal equipment.
To combat this, our technicians have been deployed to this worst affected areas and will work overtime through the weekend. We will also continue to work on older faults
We will follow up with further updates, as soon as further information is available to us.