Louth rural areas

The table below lists the 14 rural areas in Co Louth in the order they were connected – for example, Termonfeckin was the 13th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 2 rural areas that cross Louth’s county boundaries: Inniskeen, Co Monaghan; and Grangegeeth, Co Meath.

To view the original map used to plan the Louth rural areas, click here.

Click on the links below to read more about each rural area

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
13 Termonfeckin Dec 1947 Mar 1949 1492 130 km 509
31 Cooley Jul 1948 Feb 1950 2045 181 km 1010
53 Haggardstown Jan 1949 Dec 1949 1098 99 km 450
73 Tallanstown Jul 1949 Apr 1950 846 69 km 249
95 Kilcurry Dec 1949 Sep 1950 998 99 km 266
173 Collon Jun 1951 Dec 1951 700 59 km Unrecorded
174 Kilsaran Jun 1951 Mar 1952 934 83 km 223
175 Tullyallen Jun 1951 Mar 1952 750 62 km 6
206 Togher Mar 1952 Jun 1952 530 46 km 104
274 Inniskeen Aug 1953 Apr 1954 1122 100 km 133
332 Ardee Jun 1954 Apr 1955 960 88 km 300
366 Reaghstown Aug 1954 Aug 1955 758 66 km 121
424 Killanny Apr 1955 Feb 1956 1355 111 km 410
683 Grangegeeth Jul 1959 Nov 1959 668 59 km 159

 
For more information on the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme, click here, or browse our top rural electrification stories here.

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