Rural electrification of Broadford, Co Limerick in 1954

Area: Broadford
Started: June 1954
Finished: December 1954
Poles used: 758
Line used (km): 69
Premises connected: 113


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.

Construction difficulties were not grave in Broadford according to The REO News from February 1955Broadford-1-R.E.O Broadford-2-R.E.O

For more information on other rural areas in Co Limerick, click here.

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  1. My father Paddy Forde was part of the teams that dug the holes – he worked on lines fron ballyhea co cork to ashford ballagh co limerick during the 1950s

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