Rural electrification of Abbeylara, Co Longford in 1955

Area: Abbeylara
Started: December 1954
Finished: December 1955
Poles used: 1193
Line used (km): 103
Premises connected: 200

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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 May 1956 reports that approximately 90% of consumers in Abbeylara installed plugsAbbeylara-REO-News-May-19560015