Rural electrification of Desertegney, Co Donegal in 1956

Area: Desertegney
Started: December 1955
Finished: June 1956
Poles used: 1417
Line used (km): 128
Premises connected: 410


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.

Desertegney is rocky country interspersed with stretches of bog according to The REO News from July 1956Desertegney-REO-News-July-19560021