Dublin rural areas

The table below lists the 11 rural areas in Co Dublin in the order they were connected – for example, Kilsallaghan was the 1st rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. Read more about the first pole of the scheme erected at Kilsallaghan here. This table also includes 1 rural area that crosses Dublin’s county boundaries: Brittas, Co Wicklow.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
1 Kilsallaghan Nov 1946 Jan 1948 2132 113 km 357
29 Newcastle May 1948 Mar 1949 905 73 km 290
49 Jobstown Jan 1949 Jul 1949 652 53 km 52
50 Esker Jan 1949 Oct 1949 310 24 km 1
71 Man-O-War Jul 1949 Mar 1950 787 64 km 211
93 Ticknock Dec 1949 Jul 1950 953 80 km 348
112 Brittas Apr 1950 Nov 1950 487 45 km 95
124 Mulhuddart Jun 1950 Feb 1951 510 40 km 250
131 Cloghran Aug 1950 May 1951 512 41 km 185
171 Corduff Jun 1951 Feb 1952 584 49 km 235
243 Garristown Dec 1952 Sep 1953 1042 93 km 303
270 Ardcath Jun 1953 Mar 1954 1023 94 km 250

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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