Power outages in South Kerry in wake of Storm Jake

ESB NetworksA number of households in South Kerry are currently without power following Storm Jake. According to ESB Networks, up to 100 customers in the Beaufort, Firies, Kenmare and Cahersiveen area have been affected. This is mainly due to wind damage and lightening resulting from Storm Jake. ESB Networks are currently working to restore power – and customers in Firies and Beaufort should see the restoration of power in the next hour, with Cahersiveen and Kenmare in following mid-afternoon. ESB Networks are advising customers to be on alert and to stay well away from any fallen wires – in the event of fallen wires, people should immediately contact 1850 372 999.