Rural electrification of Easkey, Co Sligo in 1948

Area: Easkey
Started: December 1947
Finished: April 1948
Poles used: 1611
Line used (km): 115
Premises connected: 198

Easkey-map-sligo-bigThe 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.

New ways of communicating were being looked at on an ongoing basis as reported in The REO News from February 1948_Easkey1-R.E.O-February-1948-P

An unusual weather event in Easkey was reported in the REO News from April 1950Easkey2-R.E.O-April-1950-P