ESB dealing with 1,200 power outages around the county

The ESB is reporting that there are over 1,200 homes without power around the county this morning following high winds and lightning. Storm ESB 2 Crews are working to restore the supply in the following areas: Scartaglin, Knockeenahone, Barraduff, Lispole, Waterville, Valentia, Rathmore, Millstreet, Kilcummin and Milltown. An ESB spokesperson says that power will be restored in the affected areas over the coming hours.