Thousands of homes without power in Donegal as high winds batter the Northwest

winds2Thousands of homes are without power in Donegal this evening as high winds batter the Northwest.
Over five thousand homes are currently without power in the county, with more outages inevitable as the bad weather continues throughout the night.
There are currently 5750 homes without power in the county. ESB have restored a number of outages, as at one stage there were almost 10,000 homes in Donegal without electricity earlier tonight.
ESB hopes to have the remaining outages restored by early tomorrow afternoon.
Below is a table of power outages across the county according to the ESB:
Convoy – 29
Gortlee – 108
Creeselough – 3742
Gweedore – 1367
Dungloe/Arranmore -504