Rural electrification of Shinrone, Co Offaly in 1949

Area: Shinrone
Started: January  1949
Finished: July 1949
Poles used: 931
Line used (km): 77
Premises connected: 203


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 Electrification organisation received high praise in Shinrone as reported in The REO News from June 1949Shinrone-R.E.O.-June-P

The REO News from July 1949 reports on a novel use of poles in Shinrone