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Bird collision likely cause of power outage in Tarmonbarry area

Aug 20, 2021 11:08 By Shannonside News
Bird collision likely cause of power outage in Tarmonbarry area Bird collision likely cause of power outage in Tarmonbarry area
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The power is being restored to remaining properties affected by the overnight electricity outage in the Tarmonbarry area this morning

The ESB says it's likely that last nights power outage in the Tarmonbarry area was caused by a swan colliding with a powerline.

An overhead power line along the River Shannon was broken in the incident and the ESB says it impacted on around 270 properties.

They say the damage caused a single outage that was dealt with in two stages and it's hoed that everyone should have power restored very shortly.

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