ESB continuing work to restore supplies to around 6,000 homes

The ESB is still working to restore power to around 6,000 homes this evening.

Severe winds and stormy conditions have resulted in fallen power lines - with counties Donegal, Sligo and Mayo the worst affected.

A number of roads remain blocked with fallen trees and debris - and motorists are advised to take to the roads with caution.

ESB spokesperson Brian Montayne says crews are working flat out reconnect supplies:

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