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North Down: Power restored after outage hits thousands

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Electricity has been restored to thousands of properties after a power cut in north County Down.

The outage happened at about 21:40 GMT on Sunday.

It affected 41,000 customers in Bangor, Holywood and the Ards peninsula.

Power was restored to all of the properties by 23:30 GMT.

NIE Networks said there had been a fault at the Bangor Rathgael substation.

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