Emergency Services and other Utilities 

This page provides important electrical safety information for the emergency services:

  • An Garda Síochána 
  • Fire Service 
  • Ambulance Service 

And important electrical safety information for national utility providers: 

  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • Irish Water 
  • Eir

Contact with live electrical equipment is extremely dangerous and can be fatal. Electrocution can arise either from direct contact or due to step voltage. 

Always assume that all overhead electricity wires, stations or other electrical equipment is live until it has been confirmed by ESB Networks that the power has been switched off and it is safe.

ESB 24 Hr. Emergency Contact Numbers

National Emergency Services Dedicated Contact Telephone No. +353 21 4542090

ESB Networks 24 Hr. Emergency No.1850 372 999 (i.e.1850 ESB 999) or +353 21 2382410.