Weather update : Now almost 7,000 homes without power

esbpoleThere are now (1:30pm) almost 7,000 homes and businesses without power in Donegal as high winds continue to batter the North West and West coasts.

A Met Eireann Status red Weather Alert remains in place.

The updated list of affected areas from ESB Networks is -

Glenties 4097

Derrybeg 2344

Stranorlar 103

Milford 37

Donegal Town 47

Killybegs 98

Convoy 50

Gweedore 37


It's hoped all areas can be restored by 5 o'clock this evening.