Rural electrification of Mantua, Co Roscommon in 1948

Area: Mantua
Started: January 1948
Finished: December 1948
Poles used: 1086
Line used (km): 95
Premises connected: 293

Mantua-map-sligo-bigThe 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 1961 has a report by Mr. king  on the use of aluminium and tells an amusing story about his time in MantuaMantua-2REO-News-May-1961-P19Mantua3-REO-News-May-1961-P20