Eircom says every effort is being made to return phone services

Eircom says it is doing all it can to restore phone services to the thousands who are reporting problems since storms earlier this week.

5,000 people have reported a fault on their phone line, Donegal is one of the worse counties effected.

Eircom says it will work through the weekend in an effort to return services to its customers.

Meanwhile Up to 6,000 homes in Donegal experienced electricity outages as a result of Tuesday’s storm according to the ESB.

At the height of the storm, 3,000 homes were without supply in Donegal. ESB says the majority of homes have since had power restored.