Rural electrification of Spiddal, Co Galway in 1949

Area: Spiddal
Started: January 1949
Finished: September 1949
Poles used: 373
Line used (km): 28
Premises connected: 101

Spiddal-map-GALWAY-big

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 July 1949 reports on a demonstration in Spiddal where only Irish was used Spiddal-R.E.O.-July-P

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