Tipperary rural areas

The table below lists the 57 rural areas in Co Tipperary in the order they were connected – for example, Bansha was the 12th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 3 rural areas that cross Tipperary’s county boundaries: Araglin, Co Cork; and Moneygall and Cangort, Co Westmeath.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
12 Bansha Dec 1947 Nov 1948 1613 121 km 423
32 Ballingarry Aug 1948 May 1949 700 66 km 95
33 Emly Aug 1948 Mar 1949 1641 140 560
35 Cahir Aug 1948 May 1949 1268 109 km 228
42 Moyne Aug 1948 Mar 1949 909 68 km 86
86 Silvermines Nov 1949 Mar 1950 817 72 km 255
97 Templetuohy Dec 1949 Aug 1950 1045 97 km 260
102 Tipperary Feb 1950 May 1950 795 64 km 130
103 Lorrha Feb 1950 Jun 1950 481 45 km 145
105 Dundrum Mar 1950 Jul 1950 1096 98 km 226
118 Moycarky Apr 1950 Nov 1950 717 63 km 110
137 Portroe Aug 1950 Feb 1951 630 60 km 230
138 Golden Aug 1950 Jul 1951 687 63 km 144
161 Clogheen Dec 1950 Dec 1951 929 81 km 111
165 Mullinahone Dec 1950 Dec 1951 693 65 km 209
168 Aglish Jun 1951 Dec 1951 575 49 km 42
188 Kilsheelan Jun 1951 May 1952 1208 117 km 247
210 Rathurles Mar 1952 Nov 1952 1076 101 km 177
220 Ballyporeen Aug 1952 Apr 1953 812 71 km 197
241 Powerstown Dec 1952 Jul 1953 634 59 km 63
251 Annacarty Jan 1953 Sep 1953 1575 130 km 222
252 Ardfinnan Jan 1953 Aug 1953 921 88 km 66
254 Clonoulty Jan 1953 Apr 1954 1646 152 km 451
259 Terryglass May 1953 Dec 1953 681 65 km 170
265 Marlfield May 1953 Dec 1953 920 80 km 229
273 New Inn Aug 1953 Jan 1954 799 78 km 251
329 Holycross Jun 1954 Oct 1954 868 81 km 170
343 Cloneen Jun 1954 Nov 1954 948 89 km 193
352 Shanakill Jun 1954 Apr 1955 1488 137 km 415
354 Carrig Jun 1954 Feb 1955 698 66 km 110
361 Boherlahan Aug 1954 Jun 1955 1124 100 km 151
362 Kilcommon
AKA Kilcommin
Aug 1954 Sep 1955 1680 146 km 400
364 Glen of Aherlow Aug 1954 May 1955 996 96 km 210
390 Grangemockler Sep 1954 Apr 1955 967 92 km 157
391 Drangan Sep 1954 Apr 1955 1290 119 km 200
408 Gortnahoo
AKA Gortnahoe
Dec 1954 May 1956 1518 141 km 280
447 Cloughjordan Sep 1955 Jan 1957 1380 139 km 224
449 Birdhill Sep 1955 Aug 1956 1603 135 km 267
503 Ballinure Dec 1955 Jun 1956 725 66 km 142
507 Derryvale Dec 1955 Apr 1958 1117 99 km 240
508 Ballycahill Dec 1955 Sep 1956 1058 92 km 1
509 Drom Dec 1955 Feb 1957 1221 111 km 270
544 Templederry Jul 1956 Jan 1957 1384 122 km 326
548 Anglesboro Jul 1956 Mar 1957 1246 115 km 333
562 Upperchurch Apr 1957 Jul 1958 1968 174 km 460
584 Cashel Apr 1957 Nov 1957 1202 102 km 175
606 Puckane Dec 1957 Aug 1958 1581 133 km 317
607 Burncourt Nov 1957 Mar 1958 715 67 km 125
620 Araglin Mar 1958 Aug 1958 934 85 km 197
622 Derrycastle Feb 1958 Jul 1958 785 65 km 130
635 Ballincor May 1958 Aug 1958 483 51 km 56
637 Coologe Nov 1958 Feb 1959 645 56 km 121
670 Carrigatoher Feb 1959 Apr 1959 460 38 km 90
674 Mount Frisco
AKA Mt. Frisco
Jun 1960 Jan 1961 603 54 km 134
712 Moneygall Aug 1960 May 1961 1233 98 km 130
731 Cangort Apr 1961 Jul 1961 392 38 km 12
737 Toor Dec 1960 Apr 1961 748 65 km 121

 
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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