Gortahork man is keeping ‘er lit

A Donegal man is in charge of keeping the lights on in the country! Charlie McGee from Baltoney, Gortahork, is System Operational Manager (Ireland) at EirGrid. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the National Control Centre (NCC) for electricity which is responsible for matching electricity production to customer demand on a 24/7 […]

Power outage caused by fault at Letterkenny substation

THE MAJOR power outage across north Donegal earlier today was caused by a fault at the ESB’s substation in Letterkenny. A Spokesperson for the ESB said: “ESB Networks can confirm that up to 40,000 customers in and around the Milford area were impacted by a power outage at 12.15pm on Friday 6 September. ESB Networks […]