Connecting Kildare to the national grid

Connecting Kildare to the national grid

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

Kildare rural areas

Read about the 25 rural areas in Co Kildare connected through the rural electrification scheme between 1948 and 1961

Rural electrification of Lullymore, Co Kildare in 1958

Area: Lullymore Started: December 1957 Finished: November 1958 Poles used: 701 Line used (km): 63 Premises connected: 225 The figures above were sourced

Rural electrification of Kildangan, Co Kildare in 1953

Area: Kildangan Started: October 1952 Finished: August 1953 Poles used: 1324 Line used (km): 114 Premises connected: 300 The figures above were sourced from our

Rural electrification of Clonsast, Co Kildare in 1953

Area: Clonsast Started: October 1952 Finished: June 1953 Poles used: 707 Line used (km): 64 Premises connected: 178 The figures above

Rural electrification of Coolane, Co Kildare in 1961

Area: Coolane Started: October 1960 Finished: September 1961 Poles used: 1261 Line used (km): 112 Premises connected: 220 The figures

Rural electrification of Moyvalley, Co Kildare in 1955

Area: Moyvalley Started: September 1954 Finished: July 1955 Poles used: 696 Line used (km): 67 Premises connected: 210 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Moorfield, Co Kildare in 1955

Area: Moorfield Started: September 1954 Finished: February 1955 Poles used: 480 Line used (km): 45 Premises connected: 100 The figures

Rural electrification of Carbury, Co Kildare in 1955

Area: Carbury Started: June 1954 Finished: April 1955 Poles used: 1070 Line used (km): 104 Premises connected: 330 The figures above were sourced

Rural electrification of Kealstown, Co Kildare in 1954

Area: Kealstown Started: June 1954 Finished: August 1954 Poles used: 759 Line used (km): 67 Premises connected: 150 The figures above were sourced from our

Rural electrification of Kilmead, Co Kildare in 1954

Area: Kilmead Started: August 1953 Finished: October 1954 Poles used: 1278 Line used (km): 109 Premises connected: 276 The figures above

Rural electrification of Prosperous, Co Kildare in 1953

Area: Prosperous Started: February 1952 Finished: January 1953 Poles used: 1132 Line used (km): 93 Premises connected: 250 The figures

Rural electrification of Allen, Co Kildare in 1952

Area: Allen Started: June 1951 Finished: March 1952 Poles used: 671 Line used (km): 53 Premises connected: 260 The figures above were sourced from

Rural electrification of Suncroft, Co Kildare in 1952

Area: Suncroft Started: June 1951 Finished: April 1952 Poles used: 1146 Line used (km): 105 Premises connected: 385 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Rathmore, Co Kildare in 1951

Area: Rathmore Started: December 1950 Finished: October 1951 Poles used: 1050 Line used (km): 91 Premises connected: 200 The figures above