Rural electrification of Mayo Abbey, Co Mayo in 1956

Area: Mayo Abbey
Started: December 1955
Finished: June 1956
Poles used: 1406
Line used (km): 140
Premises connected: 122


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 cleanliness and versatility of electricity was stressed in Mayo Abbey according to The REO News from August 1956Mayo-Abbey-REO-News--Aug-19560020

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