Connecting Kerry to the national grid

Connecting Kerry to the national grid

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

Kerry rural areas

Read more about the 47 areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Kerry between 1948 and 1964.

Rural electrification of Milltown, Co Kerry in 1956

Area: Milltown Started: December 1955 Finished: July 1956 Poles used: 1396 Line used (km): 115 Premises connected: 237 The figures above

Rural electrification of Beaufort, Co Kerry in 1956

Area: Beaufort Started: December 1955 Finished: October 1956 Poles used: 738 Line used (km): 61 Premises connected: 130 The figures above

Rural electrification of Cloghane, Co Kerry in 1954

Area: Cloghane Started: August 1953 Finished: March 1954 Poles used: 598 Line used (km): 53 Premises connected: 111 The figures above

Rural electrification of Caherdaniel, Co Kerry in 1964

Area: Caherdaniel Started: August 1962 Finished: June 1964 Poles used: 1211 Line used (km): 98 Premises connected: 370 The figures above

Rural electrification of Killorglin, Co Kerry in 1963

Area: Killorglin Started: August 1962 Finished: March 1963 Poles used: 682 Line used (km): 56 Premises connected: 197 The figures above

Rural electrification of Ballydavid, Co Kerry in 1961

Area: Ballydavid Started: April 1961 Finished: September 1961 Poles used: 543 Line used (km): 44 Premises connected: 86 The figures above

Rural electrification of Ballyferriter, Co Kerry in 1961

Area: Ballyferriter Started: October 1960 Finished: May 1961 Poles used: 865 Line used (km): 72 Premises connected: 70 The figures

Rural electrification of Portmagee, Co Kerry in 1960

Area: Portmagee Started: August 1959 Finished: October 1960 Poles used: 1677 Line used (km): 136 Premises connected: 475 The figures above

Rural electrification of Rathea, Co Kerry in 1960

Area: Rathea Started: December 1959 Finished: October 1960 Poles used: 1941 Line used (km): 161 Premises connected: 231 The figures above

Rural electrification of Sneem, Co Kerry in 1959

Area: Sneem Started: January 1959 Finished: August 1959 Poles used: 730 Line used (km): 59 Premises connected: 111 The figures above

Rural electrification of Glenbeigh, Co Kerry in 1958

Area: Glenbeigh Started: February 1958 Finished: October 1958 Poles used: 1392 Line used (km): 112 Premises connected: 319 The figures above

Rural electrification of Kenmare, Co Kerry in 1958

Area: Kenmare Started: March 1957 Finished: January 1958 Poles used: 265 Line used (km): 13 Premises connected: 266 The figures above

Rural electrification of Waterville, Co Kerry in 1956

Area: Waterville Started: November 1956 Finished: December 1956 Poles used: 439 Line used (km): 30 Premises connected: not recorded The figures