Connecting Galway to the national grid

Electricity in the county before ESB Galway had electricity before the establishment of ESB in 1927. ESB’s annual reports record 13 local electricity suppliers in the county — that means 13 individuals or companies who had permits to commercially supply electricity to 3 or more homes and businesses in their local area. The reports do… Continue Reading

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.