Be Winter Ready

What to do if you have a power cut

During times of adverse weather conditions, preparation is key to ensure everyone's safety.

Customer Advice during Power Outage

A reminder of the precautionary measures to take in the event of a power outage:

  • Never approach fallen electricity wires or damaged poles, and keep children and animals away - report damage to ESB Networks at 1800 372 999 or +353 21 2382410 and listen to recorded messages carefully
  • Turn off electric cookers, ovens, irons, etc. if electricity supply is lost
  • Leave a light switched on so you know when power has been restored 
  • Take extra care if using candles, oil lamps or other naked flames
  • Test smoke alarms with fresh batteries
  • Ensure adequate ventilation if using gas heaters

Emergency Planning Resource

Helping make you, your home and your business more resilient and prepared for severe weather


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