Rural electrification of Rathoe, Co Carlow in 1951

Area: Rathoe
Started: August 1950
Finished: June 1951
Poles used: 1259
Line used (km): 113
Premises connected: 328

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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 Rathoe crew had all sorts of difficulties to contend with according to The REO News from July 1951
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