Rural electrification of Ballingeary, Co Cork in 1956

Area: Ballingeary
Started: April 1955
Finished: April 1956
Poles used: 656
Line used (km): 49
Premises connected: 134


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 August 1955 tells us that the switch on ceremony in Ballingeary was an all Irish eventBallingeary-1-R.E.OBallingeary has had it’s fair share of famous sons according to The REO News from July 1956Ballingeary-2-REO-News-July-19560006 Ballingeary-3-REO-News-July-19560007