Northern Ireland

Magilligan: Power restored to 700 homes after fault

Power has been restored to 700 customers in Magilligan, County Londonderry, after a cable fault caused a blackout for eight hours.

A Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) spokesperson said the problem was caused by a high voltage cable fault on Thursday night.

Electricity supply was back on at 03:30 GMT on Friday.

NIE repair crews worked over night to repair the fault.