Rural electrification of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford in 1948

Area: Abbeyshrule
Started: December 1947
Finished: September 1948
Poles used: 1038
Line used (km): 90
Premises connected: 195

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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 local committees in Abbeyshrule pulled out all the stops when a switch on ceremony had to be organised as reported in The REO News from June 1948Abbeyshrule1-R.E.O.-June-1948-P

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