Power for Progress, 1955

Power for Progress, 1955

Documentary detailing the story of ESB and electricity in Ireland from 1927-1955.
18 minutes
Barngold Mill, 1955

Barngold Mill, 1955

A selection of printed pamphlets from the Rural Electrification Scheme.
Radiant heat, 1955

Radiant heat, 1955

A selection of printed pamphlets from the Rural Electrification Scheme.
The electric pressure storage water system, 1955

The electric pressure storage water system, 1955

A selection of printed pamphlets from the Rural Electrification Scheme.
Craignamanagh-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny in 1955

Area: Graiguenamanagh Started: September 1954 Finished: April 1955 Poles used: 828 Line used (km): 79 Premises connected: 125 The figures above
Carrigtwohill-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Carrigtwohill, Co Cork in 1955

Area: Carrigtwohill Started: April 1955 Finished: September 1955 Poles used: 985 Line used (km): 94 Premises connected: 29 The figures
Gortroe-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Gortroe, Co Cork in 1955

Area: Gortroe Started: August 1954 Finished: April 1955 Poles used: 1192 Line used (km): 110 Premises connected: 275 The figures above
Dromtarriffe-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Drumtarriffe, Co Cork in 1955

Area: Drumtarriffe Started: April 1955 Finished: August 1955 Poles used: 1291 Line used (km): 114 Premises connected: 150 The figures
Killurin-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Killurin, Co Wexford in 1955

Area: Killurin Started: September 1955 Finished: December 1955 Poles used: 1103 Line used (km): 98 Premises connected: 134 The figures above were sourced from our REO
Ballylongford-Map-tralee

Rural electrification of Ballylongford, Co Kerry in 1955

Area: Ballylongford Started: April 1955 Finished: October 1955 Poles used: 1332 Line used (km): 90 Premises connected: 36 The figures above
Glenflesk-Map-tralee

Rural electrification of Glenflesk, Co Kerry in 1955

Area: Glenflesk Started: April 1955 Finished: September 1955 Poles used: 750 Line used (km): 63 Premises connected: not recorded The figures
Newbawn-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Newbawn, Co Wexford in 1955

Area: Newbawn Started: April 1955 Finished: September 1955 Poles used: 1267 Line used (km): 116 Premises connected: 246 The figures above were sourced from our REO
Monagear-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Monagear, Co Wexford in 1955

Area: Monagear Started: April 1955 Finished: August 1955 Poles used: 924 Line used (km): 83 Premises connected: 176 The figures above were sourced from our REO
switch on at Blackwater Co. Wexford 1955

Rural electrification of Blackwater, Co Wexford in 1955

Key Rural Electrification Facts: Surveyed: September 1953 Started: March 1955 Completed: September 1955 SQ Miles: 33 No. Consumers Accepted: 327
Corbetstown-Map-portlaoise

Rural electrification of Corbetstown, Co Kilkenny in 1955

Area: Corbetstown Started: December 1954 Finished: November 1955 Poles used: 966 Line used (km): 86 Premises connected: 110 The figures