Heavy rain leaves Ballyhar homes without landlines

Telephone lines are down in a number of homes near Killarney. Around 11 households in Ballyhar have been left without landlines since yesterday morning. Eircom says it’s working to restore lines to the homes affected. The company expects normal service to resume later this evening or by early tomorrow morning. According to an Eircom Spokesman, the company believes heavy rain is responsible for the problem. He says it’s possible rain water has damaged cables.