Rural electrification of Ballymurphy, Co Carlow in 1956

Area: Ballymurphy
Started: December 1955
Finished: October 1956
Poles used: 1242
Line used (km): 103
Premises connected: 169


The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme.

Rocky ground and tree clad mountains caused some problems in Ballymurphy as reported in the area notes from  The REO News of February 1957 Ballymurphy-REO-News-Feb-19570014