Rural electrification of Oola, Co Limerick in 1949

Area: Oola
Started: January  1949
Finished: August 1949
Poles used: 908
Line used (km): 77
Premises connected: 270


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.

Sales were somewhat disappointing at a demonstration in Oola reports The REO News from July 1949Oola1-R.E.O.-July-PBut Oola rural area can lay claim to a record according to The REO News from April 1953Oola-2-R.E.O.-April-1953-P

For more information on other rural areas in Co Limerick, click here.