Kilkenny rural areas

The table below lists the 29 rural areas in Co Kilkenny in the order they were connected Рfor example, Pollroan (AKA Mooncoin) was the 7th rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. This table also includes 3 rural areas that cross Kilkenny’s county boundaries: Cullahill and Lisdowney, Co Laois; and Grangemockler, Co Tipperary.

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

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

No. Area Start End Poles Line Consumers
7 Pollroan
AKA Pollrone;
Mooncoin
Dec 1947 Apr 1948 1145 91 km 72
66 Moneenroe Jul 1949 Dec 1949 689 58 km 252
85 Goresbridge Oct 1949 Jun 1950 1248 107 km 102
96 Gowran Dec 1949 Sep 1950 929 82 km 44
98 Stoneyford Dec 1949 Oct 1950 780 68 km 145
121 Owning Apr 1950 Mar 1951 822 69 km 174
196 St. John’s Feb 1952 Jan 1953 682 65 km 206
219 Three Castles Jun 1952 Feb 1953 918 91 km 150
253 Bennettsbridge Jan 1953 Nov 1953 940 86 km 80
264 Kilmoganny May 1953 Jan 1954 1258 115 km 325
299 Tullaroan Aug 1953 Apr 1954 785 75 km 162
328 Cuffe’s Grange Jun 1954 Jul 1954 764 73 km 50
382 Ballycallan Sep 1954 Aug 1955 1150 111 km 100
390 Grangemockler Sep 1954 Apr 1955 967 92 km 157
392 Graiguenamanagh Sep 1954 Apr 1955 828 79 km 125
406 Callan Dec 1954 Nov 1955 662 63 km Unrecorded
409 Corbetstown Dec 1954 Nov 1955 966 86 km 110
462 Cullahill
AKA Cullohill
Sep 1955 Jun 1956 1225 101 km 280
504 Glenmore Dec 1955 Mar 1956 566 41 km 21
604 The Rower Dec 1957 Apr 1958 699 64 km 170
609 Galmoy Dec 1957 Oct 1958 1513 137 km 240
619 Coone
AKA Coon; Coan
Jun 1958 May 1959 1257 121 km 270
641 Woodsgift Aug 1958 Jul 1959 1118 107 km 320
669 Crutt Apr 1959 Nov 1959 513 46 km 93
714 Tullogher Apr 1960 Oct 1960 1269 116 km 109
732 Castlegannon Dec 1960 Feb 1961 756 69 km 106
738 Boolyglass Feb 1961 May 1961 641 57 km 30
750 Castlewarren Mar 1962 Aug 1963 980 93 km 199
751 Lisdowney May 1961 Feb 1962 880 80 km 284

 
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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