ESB and Eircom customers in Kerry without power following lightning

ESB crews are continuing to restore power to homes in Kerry which were affected by lightning strikes in different parts of the county overnight. ESB Logo Up to 1,000 customers had been affected but that number is now down to about 580. The ESB says it hopes to have electricity restored to all customers by mid-afternoon. Meanwhile, a number of Eircom customers are also without a service today because of lightning strikes last night and this morning between 9 and 10 o’clock. The western part of the county was particularly affected. Eircom is working on the faults.