Phone issue in Gleann na nGealt area resolved

An issue concerning landlines and internet in the Gleann na nGealt area of Camp has been rectified.

Some homes had reportedly been without landline or internet access since Wednesday.

A spokesperson for eir has said there wasn’t a widespread outage – or a planned outage – but  said a pole may have been damaged which may have caused problems for some customers in the area.

Brigid O’Connor, a customer in the area whose phoneline was affected, said she had no landline or internet for the past two days.

She said Gleann na Gealt is a rural area with poor mobile coverage – and that elderly people in the area depend on their landline for security: