Waterford rural areas

The table below lists the 21 rural areas in Co Waterford in the order they were connected – for example, Ballyduff was the 17th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 4 rural areas that cross Waterford’s county boundaries: Clondulane, Araglin and Glendine, Co Cork; and Powerstown, Co Tipperary.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
17 Ballyduff Dec 1947 Dec 1948 1125 102 km 210
62 Shandon Jan 1949 Dec 1949 1213 102 km 347
166 Kilmacthomas Apr 1951 Sep 1951 920 78 km 269
187 Slieverue Jun 1951 Oct 1951 686 88 km 207
241 Powerstown Dec 1952 Jul 1953 634 59 km 63
300 Ballinamult Aug 1953 Jul 1954 1562 152 km 310
302 Kilmeadon Aug 1953 Apr 1954 917 101 km 213
316 Ardmore Dec 1953 Oct 1954 1123 105 km 211
357 Clondulane Aug 1954 Apr 1955 1135 105 km 125
457 Dunhill Sep 1955 Feb 1956 1142 99 km 194
505 Rathgormack Dec 1955 Aug 1956 1737 159 km 219
541 Ballymacarbry Jul 1956 Sep 1956 902 81 km 128
586 Gaultier Apr 1957 Jan 1958 1595 140 km 444
620 Araglin Mar 1958 Aug 1958 934 85 km 197
629 Clashmore Apr 1958 Oct 1958 1003 86 km 184
657 Carroll’s Cross Dec 1958 May 1959 1093 107 km 146
662 Kilwatermoy Dec 1958 May 1959 806 65 km 120
745 Kilrossanty May 1961 Nov 1961 950 82 km 94
762 Melleray Sep 1961 Oct 1961 554 50 km 134
772 Drumhills Dec 1961 Jul 1962 Unrecorded Unrecorded 62
777 Glendine Nov 1962 Oct 1963 692 60.5 km 150

 
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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