Connecting Laois to the national grid

Connecting Laois to the national grid

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

Laois rural areas

Read more about the 22 rural areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Co Laois between 1948 and 1964.

Rural electrification of Lisdowney, Co Laois in 1962

Area: Lisdowney Started: May 1961 Finished: February 1962 Poles used: 880 Line used (km): 81 Premises connected: 284 The figures

Rural electrification of Cullahill, Co Laois in 1956

Area: Cullahill Started: September 1955 Finished: June 1956 Poles used: 1225 Line used (km): 101 Premises connected: 280 The figures

Rural electrification of Vicarstown, Co Laois in 1960

Area: Vicarstown Started: August 1959 Finished: August 1960 Poles used: 1181 Line used (km): 106 Premises connected: 210 The figures above

Rural electrification of Ballylynan, Co Laois in 1955

Area: Ballylynan Started: June 1954 Finished: June 1955 Poles used: 1305 Line used (km): 114 Premises connected: 380 The figures

Rural electrification of Ballybrittas, Co Laois in 1951

Area: Ballybrittas Started: August 1950 Finished: June 1951 Poles used: 1262 Line used (km): 103 Premises connected: 200 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Ballinakill, Co Laois in 1959

Area: Ballinakill Started: November 1958 Finished: August 1959 Poles used: 979 Line used (km): 92 Premises connected: 170 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Clonreher, Co Laois in 1957

Area: Clonreher Started: October 1956 Finished: July 1957 Poles used: 981 Line used (km): 94 Premises connected: 270 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Timahoe, Co Laois in 1958

Area: Timahoe Started: April 1957 Finished: April 1958 Poles used: 1317 Line used (km): 118 Premises connected: 380 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Shanahoe, Co Laois in 1956

Area: Shanahoe Started: December 1955 Finished: November 1956 Poles used: 1004 Line used (km): 88 Premises connected: 215 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Camross, Co Laois in 1956

Area: Camross Started: September 1955 Finished: April 1956 Poles used: 1091 Line used (km): 98 Premises connected: 169 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Arless, Co Laois in 1955

Area: Arless Started: September 1954 Finished: November 1955 Poles used: 1154 Line used (km): 107 Premises connected: 240 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Raheen, Co Laois in 1954

Area: Raheen Started: January 1953 Finished: April 1954 Poles used: 1195 Line used (km): 109 Premises connected: 171 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Castlecuffe, Co Laois in 1964

Area: Castlecuffe Started: August 1962 Finished: April 1964 Poles used: 1134 Line used (km): 108 Premises connected: 303 The figures above were sourced from our REO