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Storm Gerrit sees homes left without power and flights cancelled

South East bore the brunt of the high winds with 1,700 homes left without power

Giant waves and violent storm jumping over the pier in the seaside town of Tramore, Waterford

Residents and businesses in the South East are picking up the pieces after being battered by the effects of Storm Gerrit.

On Wednesday night, more than 1,700 customers lost power in Wexford town at around 9pm and surrounding areas while other households were similarly affected in Dunmore East in Co Waterford.

In west Cork, over 130 customers near Cúil Aodha and Réidh na nDoirí in the Muskerry Gaeltacht were left without power as high winds ...