Connecting Donegal to the national grid

Connecting Donegal to the national grid

Electricity in the county before ESB Donegal had electricity before the establishment of ESB in 1927. ESB's annual reports record
Donegal rural areas

Donegal rural areas

As promised, we've been working hard behind the scenes to create individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas

Rural electrification of Culdaff, Co Donegal in 1958

Area: Culdaff Started: October 1957 Finished: April 1958 Poles used: 1222 Line used (km): 105 Premises connected: 313 The figures above

Rural electrification of Malin, Co Donegal in 1957

Area: Malin Started: April 1957 Finished: October 1957 Poles used: 1274 Line used (km): 109 Premises connected: 271 The figures above were sourced

Rural electrification of Moville, Co Donegal in 1958

Area: Moville Started: March 1958 Finished: August 1958 Poles used: 610 Line used (km): 47 Premises connected: 354 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drung, Co Donegal in 1958

Area: Drung Started: May 1958 Finished: December 1958 Poles used: 1077 Line used (km): 94 Premises connected: 127 The figures above

Rural electrification of Letterbarra, Co Donegal in 1961

Area: Letterbarra Started: February 1961 Finished: July 1961 Poles used: 820 Line used (km): 70 Premises connected: not recorded The figures

Rural electrification of Barnesmore, Co Donegal in 1957

Area: Barnesmore Started: April 1957 Finished: October 1957 Poles used: 940 Line used (km): 79 Premises connected: 40 The figures above

Rural electrification of Carndonagh, Co Donegal in 1956

Area: Carndonagh Started: July 1956 Finished: December 1956 Poles used: 1154 Line used (km): 99 Premises connected: 565 The figures

Rural electrification of Muff, Co Donegal in 1956

Area: Muff Started: September 1955 Finished: January 1956 Poles used: 607 Line used (km): 50 Premises connected: 160 The figures above were sourced

Rural electrification of Burt, Co Donegal in 1952

Area: Burt Started: June 1951 Finished: December 1952 Poles used: 843 Line used (km): 70 Premises connected: 281 The figures above

Rural electrification of Carrigans, Co Donegal in 1953

Area: Carrigans Started: October 1952 Finished: June 1953 Poles used: 1159 Line used (km): 96 Premises connected: 117 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Manor, Co Donegal in 1952

Area: Manor Started: June 1951 Finished: August 1952 Poles used: 1130 Line used (km): 91 Premises connected: 37 The figures above

Rural electrification of New Mills, Co Donegal in 1957

Area: New Mills Started: July 1956 Finished: May 1957 Poles used: 587 Line used (km): 54 Premises connected: 169 The figures above

Rural electrification of Glenfin, Co Donegal in 1957

Area: Glenfin Started: July 1956 Finished: May 1957 Poles used: 1408 Line used (km): 116 Premises connected: 340 The figures