Rural electrification of Knockananna, Co Wicklow in 1958

Area: Knockananna
Started: July 1957
Finished: April 1958
Poles used: 1014
Line used (km): 99
Premises connected: 260


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.

Apparently the switch on in Knockananna was memorable according to The REO News from October 1958Knockananna-REO-News-Oct-19580009Knockananna also had the rare distinction of having a poem written about it and the rural scheme as seen in The REO News from December 1958 Knockananna2-REO-News-Dec-19580007