Rural electrification of Rhode, Co Offaly in 1953

Area: Rhode
Started: January 1953
Finished: July 1953
Poles used: 1190
Line used (km): 102
Premises connected: 242

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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.

Speech by J.F. Bourke REO at the switch on ceremony in Rhode, Co. Offaly in 1953. Local journalist taking notes of the speech

Speech by J.F. Bourke REO at the switch on ceremony in Rhode, Co. Offaly in 1953. Local journalist taking notes of the speech

The REO News from September 1953 tells us that sales were indifferent in RhodeRhode-R.E.O.-September-1953-P

 

 

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