Rural electrification of Killeshin, Co Laois in 1953

Area: Killeshin
Started: June 1952
Finished: January 1953
Poles used: 598
Line used (km): 57
Premises connected: 175

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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.

The REO News from March 1953 reports that most consumers in Killeshin had a bright Christmas in 1952
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