Monaghan rural areas

The table below lists the 23 rural areas in Co Monaghan in the order they were connected – for example, Tydavnet was the 24th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 3 rural areas that cross Monaghan’s county boundaries: Shercock and Nolagh, Co Cavan; and Killanny, Co Louth.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
24 Tydavnet Jan 1948 Jun 1948 1846 161 km 367
155 Magheracloone Dec 1950 Oct 1951 1044 85 km 248
207 Scotshouse Mar 1952 Feb 1953 1536 120 km 377
228 Annayalla Aug 1952 Sep 1953 1204 105 km 337
248 Clontibret Jan 1953 Feb 1954 912 78 km 250
274 Inniskeen Aug 1953 Apr 1954 1122 100 km 133
422 Donaghmoyne Apr 1955 Dec 1955 1825 156 km 370
424 Killanny Apr 1955 Feb 1956 1355 111 km 410
464 Lough Egish Sep 1955 Apr 1956 895 75 km 85
465 Latton Sep 1955 Sep 1956 1432 122 km 257
466 Knockatallon Sep 1955 Oct 1956 1561 132 km 209
514 Killyneill Jun 1956 Jan 1957 934 80 km 197
578 Annaroe Mar 1957 Oct 1957 1392 120 km 365
588 Oram Oct 1957 Jun 1958 1516 138 km 367
612 Broomfield Oct 1957 Apr 1958 1086 95 km 254
632 Rockcorry May 1958 Dec 1958 1366 120 km 432
679 Shercock May 1959 Jul 1959 1073 68 km Unrecorded
699 Nolagh Nov 1959 May 1960 1209 107 km 158
700 Smithboro Nov 1959 Jun 1960 1526 135 km 290
709 Newbliss Apr 1960 Feb 1961 1599 138 km 439
728 Drumcall Aug 1960 May 1961 1118 98 km 121
747 Stranoodan Apr 1961 Oct 1961 1430 125 km 426
748 Derrylea Jul 1961 Oct 1961 993 89 km 380

 
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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