More Power to the Farmer, 1957

More Power to the Farmer, 1957

Film celebrating the Rural Electrification Scheme and its transformative benefits to rural Ireland.
17 minutes
The electric farm food cooker, 1957

The electric farm food cooker, 1957

A selection of printed pamphlets from the Rural Electrification Scheme.
Sean Og Flood, rural electrification organiser and All-Ireland football winner 1957

Sean Og Flood, rural electrification organiser and All-Ireland football winner 1957

Goalkeeper Sean Og Flood was working on the Rural Electrification Scheme when he won his All-Ireland medal
Rural memories: Jerry Corbett, Cork

Rural memories: Jerry Corbett, Cork

Jerry Corbett joined ESB at the age of 13 in 1932, meaning that he had 52 years of service at the
Dungarney-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Dungourney, Co Cork in 1957

Area: Dungourney Started: April 1957 Finished: September 1957 Poles used: 1029 Line used (km): 93 Premises connected: 180 The figures above
Clondrohid-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Clondrohid, Co Cork in 1957

Area: Clondrohid Started: July 1956 Finished: September 1957 Poles used: 1440 Line used (km): 119 Premises connected: 105 The figures
Lisgold-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Lisgoold, Co Cork in 1957

Area: Lisgoold Started: July 1956 Finished: May 1957 Poles used: 1320 Line used (km): 120 Premises connected: 245 The figures
Ballinagree-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Ballinagree, Co Cork in 1963

Area: Ballinagree Started: November 1962 Finished: May 1963 Poles used: 649 Line used (km): 59 Premises connected: 141 The figures
Kildorrery-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Kildorrery, Co Cork in 1957

Area: Kildorrery Started: July 1956 Finished: October 1957 Poles used: 1952 Line used (km): 176 Premises connected: 282 The figures
Ballywillaim-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Ballywilliam, Co Wexford in 1957

Area: Ballywilliam Started: July 1956 Finished: February 1957 Poles used: 1130 Line used (km): 101 Premises connected: 246 The figures above were sourced from our REO
Lismire-Map-cork

Rural electrification of Lismire, Co Cork in 1957

Area: Lismire Started: July 1957 Finished: November 1957 Poles used: 898 Line used (km): 79 Premises connected: 67 The figures
Lislin-Map-dundalk-big

Rural electrification of Lislin, Co Cavan in 1957

Area: Lislin Started: May 1957 Finished: October 1957 Poles used: 1254 Line used (km): 125 Premises connected: 167 The figures above were sourced from our REO
Kilann-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Killann, Co Wexford in 1957

Area: Killann Started: April 1957 Finished: November 1957 Poles used: 1530 Line used (km): 135 Premises connected: 309 The figures above were sourced from our REO
Foulksmills-Map-waterford

Rural electrification of Foulksmills, Co Wexford in 1957

Area: Foulksmills Started: April 1957 Finished: September 1957 Poles used: 881 Line used (km): 77 Premises connected: 134 The figures above were sourced from our REO