Over 2,000 premises are without power in Enniscrone, Co. Sligo this morning.
Heavy snow falls overnight and this morning has also led to very hazardous conditions for motorists.
There are reports of cars off the road in Ballymote with the town itself treacherous.
The L-2801-0 road at Hungry Rock is closed between its junction with the N59 and its junction with the road to Collooney due to dangerous driving conditions with local access only.
Upto 5cm has fallen in places with a weather warning in place until 12noon today.
The ESB are working to repair the electrical faults with an estimated time of completion today of 2pm