Connecting Galway to the national grid

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
Galway rural areas

Galway rural areas

On to Connaught! Next up in our series of individual posts for each of the 792 rural areas used in

Rural electrification of Kilkerrin, Co Galway in 1955

Area: Kilkerrin Started: September 1954 Finished: July 1955 Poles used: 1194 Line used (km): 114 Premises connected: 350 The figures above

Rural electrification of Ballymacward, Co Galway in 1953

Area: Ballymacward Started: June 1953 Finished: November 1953 Poles used: 481 Line used (km): 43 Premises connected: 145 The figures above

Rural electrification of Headford, Co Galway in 1951

Area: Headford Started: August 1950 Finished: November 1951 Poles used: 1530 Line used (km): 140 Premises connected: 571 The figures above

Rural electrification of Clonfert, Co Galway in 1962

Area: Clonfert Started: June 1962 Finished: November 1962 Poles used: 657 Line used (km): 60 Premises connected: 169 The figures above

Rural electrification of Brownsgrove, Co Galway in 1956

Area: Brownsgrove Started: December 1955 Finished: May 1956 Poles used: 1040 Line used (km): 94 Premises connected: 125 The figures above

Rural electrification of Kilconly, Co Galway in 1956

Area: Kilconly Started: September 1955 Finished: October 1956 Poles used: 1598 Line used (km): 140 Premises connected: 445 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Belclare, Co Galway in 1956

Area: Belclare Started: December 1954 Finished: March 1956 Poles used: 1006 Line used (km): 89 Premises connected: 234 The figures above

Rural electrification of Cloonberne, Co Galway in 1955

Area: Cloonberne Started: September 1955 Finished: October 1955 Poles used: 874 Line used (km): 85 Premises connected: 210 The figures above

Rural electrification of Menlough, Co Galway in 1953

Area: Menlough Started: March 1953 Finished: August 1953 Poles used: 879 Line used (km): 74 Premises connected: 200 The figures

Rural electrification of Gorteen, Co Galway in 1954

Area: Gorteen Started: December 1953 Finished: November 1954 Poles used: 1541 Line used (km): 138 Premises connected: 400 The figures

Rural electrification of Abbeyknockmoy, Co Galway in 1954

Area: Abbeyknockmoy Started: August 1953 Finished: April 1954 Poles used: 1635 Line used (km): 147 Premises connected: 344 The figures

Rural electrification of Barnaderg, Co Galway in 1955

Area: Barnaderg Started: September 1955 Finished: December 1955 Poles used: 442 Line used (km): 42 Premises connected: 150 The figures

Rural electrification of Cummer, Co Galway in 1954

Area: Cummer Started: December 1953 Finished: May 1954 Poles used: 935 Line used (km): 91 Premises connected: 180 The figures