Rural electrification of Portroe, Co Tipperary in 1951

Area: Portroe
Started: August 1950
Finished: February 1951
Poles used: 630
Line used (km): 60
Premises connected: 230


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 REO News from April 1951 reports that there was a radio in practically every house in PortroePortroe-R.E.O.-April-1951-P