Rural electrification of Clonaslee, Co Laois in 1948

Area: Clonaslee
Started: December 1947
Finished: August 1948
Poles used: 891
Line used (km): 73
Premises connected: 45

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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 switch on ceremony in Clonaslee was obviously very popular as reported in The REO News from June 1948_Clonaslee-R.E.O.-June-1948-P

Bread Baking competitions were popular and a prize giving in Clonaslee was  noted in The REO News from July 1958
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