Rural electrification of Rathreigh, Co Limerick in 1956

Area: Rathreigh
Started: December 1955
Finished: November 1956
Poles used: 1637
Line used (km): 141
Premises connected: 454


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 February 1957 tells us that over 80% of the houses in Rathreigh were connected Rathreigh-REO-News-Feb-19570004

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

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