ESB Networks says the outage is due to a large fault
Hundreds of homes and businesses are without electricity as a result of what ESB Networks describes as a “large fault”.
The cause of the power outage which happened shortly before 9pm this Tuesday is not known.
ESB Networks says the Castletown, Kilmallock and Ballyagran areas are all affected.
While crews have been deployed, there is no indication as to when power will be fully restored.
It’s not known if the power outage is connected to Storm Aileen which is currently passing over the country.
A Status Yellow weather warning for Munster and several other counties remains in place until midnight.