Wexford rural areas

The table below lists the 34 rural areas in Co Wexford in the order they were connected – for example, Shelburne was the 22nd rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 3 rural areas that cross Wexford’s county boundaries: Killavaney and Tomacork, Co Wicklow; and Kildavin, Co Carlow.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
22 Shelburne Jan 1948 Oct 1948 810 64 km 85
37 Inch Aug 1948 May 1949 1238 105 km 285
81 Courtown Jul 1949 Mar 1950 640 52 km 156
82 Kilmuckridge Jul 1949 May 1950 413 28 km 20
99 Bannow Dec 1949 Oct 1950 904 77 km 25
122 Piercetown Apr 1950 Mar 1951 891 75 km 200
199 Fethard on Sea
AKA Fetard on Sea
Feb 1952 May 1952 693 70 km 200
200 Bree Feb 1952 Nov 1952 1129 105 km 240
211 Lady’s Island Apr 1952 Sep 1952 1002 56 km 105
223 Whitechurch Aug 1952 Aug 1953 715 66 km 236
224 Oylegate Aug 1952 Jan 1953 753 70 km 154
225 Kilmore Aug 1952 Mar 1953 1141 109 km 307
242 Castlebridge Dec 1952 Apr 1953 950 70 km 54
301 Camolin Aug 1953 May 1954 1442 132 km 303
317 Clohamon Dec 1953 Aug 1954 712 69 km 109
341 Marshalstown Jun 1954 Dec 1954 1165 94 km 200
342 Killavaney Jun 1954 Mar 1955 1134 99 km 340
425 Blackwater Apr 1955 Sep 1955 1523 129 km 210
426 Monagear Apr 1955 Aug 1955 924 83 km 176
427 Newbawn Apr 1955 Sep 1955 1267 116 km 246
428 Tomacork Apr 1955 Dec 1955 1091 99 km 228
455 Killurin Sep 1955 Dec 1955 1103 98 km 134
456 Adamstown Sep 1955 Feb 1956 1415 128 km 242
458 Kildavin Sep 1955 Jun 1956 1491 131 km 212
539 Ballywilliam Jul 1956 Feb 1957 1130 101 km 246
540 Hollyfort Jul 1956 Nov 1956 1094 93 km 210
542 Monamolin Jul 1956 Apr 1957 1180 103 km 199
581 Foulksmills Apr 1957 Sep 1957 881 77 km 134
582 Killann Apr 1957 Nov 1957 1530 135 km 309
603 Kilcotty Oct 1957 Apr 1958 1652 137 km 263
656 Johnstown Dec 1958 May 1959 920 80 km 124
678 Kilmyshall May 1959 Aug 1959 749 66 km 64
696 Gorey Hill Aug 1959 Dec 1959 733 60 km 96
705 Ballyhust Dec 1959 May 1960 801 70 km 133

 
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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