Rural electrification of Garristown, Co Dublin in 1953

Area: Garristown
Started: December 1952
Finished: September 1953
Poles used: 1042
Line used (km): 93
Premises connected: 303


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 demonstrations in Garristown played to packed houses according to The REO News from May 1953Garristown-1-R.E.O.-May-1953-P

The REO News from December 1953 printed the lyrics of a song composed for the switch on in GarristownGarristown-2-R.E.O