Rural electrification of Stradone, Co Cavan in 1958

Area: Stradone
Started: June 1957
Finished: April 1958
Poles used: 1788
Line used (km): 148
Premises connected: 400


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. Unfortunately no further information is available for this area in the REO magazine.

As we work through the process of digitising our collections, if we find any other content for this area then we will publish it here.

Or, if you have any information or photos relating to the electrification of the area, please contact us or post a comment below.  We would love to hear from you.

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  1. My uncle Sean Brady Drumsilla, Tullivin, Cootehill, Co Cavan was killed while connecting a new line in Clondargan, Stradone. on 1st April 1958. He had been working with ESB for 3 years and was 20 years old. may he rest in peace.

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