Rural electrification of Newcastle, Co Dublin in 1949

Area: Newcastle
Started: May 1948
Finished: March 1949
Poles used: 905
Line used (km): 73
Premises connected: 290


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.

Domestic appliances were in demand in Newcastle according to The REO News from October 1948

The REO News from January 1954 had an interesting article about Corner Park Farm NewcastleNewcastle2-R.E.O.-News-January-1954-P