Rural electrification of Gorteen, Co Galway in 1954

Area: Gorteen
Started: December 1953
Finished: November 1954
Poles used: 1541
Line used (km): 138
Premises connected: 400


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 weather played an important part in Gorteen according to The REO News from January 1955Gorteen-R.E.O