Rural electrification of Tydavnet, Co Monaghan in 1948

Area: Tydavnet
Started: January 1948
Finished: June  1948
Poles used: 1846
Line used (km): 161
Premises connected: 367

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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 rural staff were not without a sense of humour as noted in The REO News from October 1948Tydavnet1-R.E.O.-October-1948-P

The REO News from February 1949 reports on an unusual find in TydavnetTydavnet2-R.E.O.-February-1949-P

The August 1957 issue of The REO News has an interesting article on emigration which mentions Tydavnet
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