Rural electrification of Ballygarries, Co Mayo in 1956

Area: Ballygarries
Started: June 1956
Finished: August 1956
Poles used: 546
Line used (km): 50
Premises connected: 150


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.

Gelignite and perspiration were used to overcome difficulties in Ballygarries as reported in The REO News from September 1956Ballygarries-REO-News-Sept-19560005