Connecting Leitrim to the national grid

Connecting Leitrim to the national grid

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

Leitrim rural areas

Read about the 21 rural areas in Co Leitrim connected through the rural electrification scheme between 1948 and 1964

Rural electrification of Kiltubrid, Co Leitrim in 1961

Area: Kiltubrid Started: December 1960 Finished: July 1961 Poles used: 1360 Line used (km): 115 Premises connected: 207 The figures above

Rural electrification of Dromahair, Co Leitrim in 1961

Area: Dromahair Started: August 1960 Finished: April 1961 Poles used: 1362 Line used (km): 117 Premises connected: 360 The figures

Rural electrification of Glenade, Co Leitrim in 1963

Area: Glenade Started: March 1963 Finished: December 1963 Poles used: 896 Line used (km): 69 Premises connected: 237 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drumkeeran, Co Leitrim in 1958

Area: Drumkeeran Started: August 1957 Finished: January 1958 Poles used: 957 Line used (km): 79 Premises connected: 290 The figures

Rural electrification of Drumreilly, Co Leitrim in 1960

Area: Drumreilly Started: August 1959 Finished: March 1960 Poles used: 1506 Line used (km): 124 Premises connected: 292 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Rossinver, Co Leitrim in 1964

Area: Rossinver Started: September 1963 Finished: May 1964 Poles used: 1071 Line used (km): 86 Premises connected: 261 The figures above

Rural electrification of Edergole, Co Leitrim in 1960

Area: Edergole Started: April 1960 Finished: December 1960 Poles used: 1558 Line used (km): 129 Premises connected: 316 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drumdoo, Co Leitrim in 1964

Area: Drumdoo Started: August 1963 Finished: July 1964 Poles used: 1555 Line used (km): 137 Premises connected: 430 The figures above

Rural electrification of Farnaght, Co Leitrim in 1956

Area: Farnaght Started: July 1956 Finished: October 1956 Poles used: 2028 Line used (km): 158 Premises connected: 83 The figures above

Rural electrification of Dromod, Co Leitrim in 1953

Area: Dromod Started: June 1953 Finished: December 1953 Poles used: 989 Line used (km): 86 Premises connected: 5 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim in 1955

Area: Drumshanbo Started: April 1955 Finished: August 1955 Poles used: 511 Line used (km): 22 Premises connected: 277 The figures above

Rural electrification of Corlough, Co Leitrim in 1961

Area: Corlough Started: May 1961 Finished: September 1961 Poles used: 1229 Line used (km): 100 Premises connected: 320 The figures above

Rural electrification of Kinlough, Co Leitrim in 1954

Area: Kinlough Started: June 1954 Finished: October 1954 Poles used: 521 Line used (km): 41 Premises connected: 160 The figures above were