Wicklow rural areas

The table below lists the 23 rural areas in Co Wicklow in the order they were connected – for example, Kilbride was the 9th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 5 rural areas that cross Wicklow’s county boundaries: Lisnavagh, Garrettstown and Clonmore, Co Carlow; Knockananna, Co Wexford; and Ticknock, Co Dublin.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
9 Kilbride Dec 1947 May 1948 1011 92 km 235
51 Kilpeddar
AKA Kilpedder
Jan 1949 Aug 1949 539 43 km 118
52 Templecarrig Jan 1949 Nov 1949 480 37 km 16
93 Ticknock Dec 1949 Jul 1950 953 80 km 348
112 Brittas Apr 1950 Nov 1950 487 45 km 95
145 Avoca Aug 1950 Apr 1951 874 75 km 77
153 Glenealy Dec 1950 Nov 1951 728 59 km 124
162 Lisnavagh Dec 1950 Oct 1951 889 81 km 93
172 Ballyhenry Jun 1951 Apr 1952 632 54 km 60
212 Valleymount May 1952 Apr 1953 1045 90 km 218
297 Killinure Aug 1953 Jun 1954 1050 103 km 258
342 Killavaney Jun 1954 Mar 1955 1134 99 km 340
350 Roundwood Jun 1954 Feb 1955 755 67 km 150
351 Glendalough Jun 1954 Dec 1955 1574 140 km 250
393 Ballymoyle Sep 1954 Jun 1955 765 66 km 51
407 Stratford Dec 1954 Dec 1955 766 67 km 150
428 Tomacork Apr 1955 Dec 1955 1091 99 km 228
529 Gormanstown Jul 1956 Feb 1957 1427 122 km 270
560 Donard Oct 1956 Jul 1957 1020 95 km 240
592 Knockananna Jul 1957 Apr 1958 1014 99 km 260
656 Johnstown Dec 1958 May 1959 920 80 km 124
673 Garrettstown Nov 1959 Mar 1961 1435 129 km 320
730 Clonmore Mar 1961 Dec 1962 1070 88 km 340

 
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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