Rural electrification of Pollroan, Co Kilkenny in 1948

Area: Pollroan
Started: December 1947
Finished: April 1948
Poles used: 1145
Line used (km): 91
Premises connected: 72


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.

Pollroan was slow to embrace the scheme but eventually warmed to it as reported in the October 1949 issue of the REO NewsPollroan1-R.E.O.-October-P