Galway rural areas

On to Connaught! Next up in our series of individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme, Co Galway.


Cork rural areas

Co Cork is next in our series of individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme.


Offaly rural areas

This week, we're launching the Co Offaly rural areas online in our bid to create individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme.


Limerick rural areas

As part of our project to create individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme, we recently launched the Donegal rural areas online. Next up: Co Limerick!


Donegal rural areas

As promised, we've been working hard behind the scenes to create individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in the roll out of the Rural Electrification Scheme. These will be released county by county as they are completed. First up: Co Donegal!


Rural electrification of Knockananna, Co Wicklow in 1958

Area: Knockananna Started: July 1957 Finished: April 1958 Poles used: 1014 Line used (km): 99 Premises connected: 260 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. Apparently the switch on in… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Castlewarren , Co Kilkenny in 1963

Area: Castlewarren Started: March 1962 Finished: August 1963 Poles used: 980 Line used (km): 93 Premises connected: 199 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. Unfortunately no further information… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Coone , Co Kilkenny in 1959

Area: Coone Started: June 1958 Finished: May 1959 Poles used: 1257 Line used (km): 121 Premises connected: 270 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. The REO News from March 1959… Continue Reading