Rural electrification of Kilsallaghan, Co Dublin in 1948

Area: Kilsallaghan
Started: November 1946
Finished: January 1948
Poles used: 2132
Line used (km): 113
Premises connected: 357


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.

Kilsallaghan Rural Area has the privilege of being the area where the Rural Electrification Scheme started and where the first pole was erected as reported in The REO News from November 1948Kilsallaghan2-R.E.O.-November-1948-P
And from The REO News December 1956Kilsallaghan3-REO-News-Dec-19560005