Connecting Sligo to the national grid

Connecting Sligo to the national grid

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

Sligo rural areas

Read about the 26 rural areas in Co Sligo connected through the rural electrification scheme between 1948 and 1963

Rural electrification of Strandhill, Co Sligo in 1949

Area: Strandhill Started: August 1948 Finished: June 1949 Poles used: 1059 Line used (km): 83 Premises connected: 204 The figures above were sourced from our

Rural electrification of Clogh, Co Sligo in 1963

Area: Clogh Started: June 1962 Finished: March 1963 Poles used: 987 Line used (km): 86 Premises connected: 279 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Castleconnor, Co Sligo in 1957

Area: Castleconnor Started: April 1957 Finished: September 1957 Poles used: 1222 Line used (km): 108 Premises connected: 184 The figures

Rural electrification of Cloonacool, Co Sligo in 1963

Area: Cloonacool Started: January 1963 Finished: August 1963 Poles used: 1343 Line used (km): 114 Premises connected: 347 The figures

Rural electrification of Kesh, Co Sligo in 1959

Area: Kesh Started: May 1958 Finished: February 1959 Poles used: 1790 Line used (km): 155 Premises connected: 483 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Drumacool, Co Sligo in 1962

Area: Drumacool Started: April 1962 Finished: July 1962 Poles used: 1240 Line used (km): 113 Premises connected: 383 The figures

Rural electrification of Achonry, Co Sligo in 1958

Area: Achonry Started: January 1958 Finished: July 1958 Poles used: 1253 Line used (km): 115 Premises connected: 238 The figures

Rural electrification of Emlefad, Co Sligo in 1957

Area: Emlefad Started: July 1956 Finished: January 1957 Poles used: 1470 Line used (km): 130 Premises connected: 317 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drumcliffe, Co Sligo in 1949

Area: Drumcliffe Started: August 1948 Finished: August 1949 Poles used: 680 Line used (km): 56 Premises connected: 65 The figures above were sourced from our

Rural electrification of Curry, Co Sligo in 1956

Area: Curry Started: June 1956 Finished: August 1956 Poles used: 1121 Line used (km): 106 Premises connected: 420 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Riverstown, Co Sligo in 1950

Area: Riverstown Started: January 1949 Finished: January 1950 Poles used: 1023 Line used (km): 81 Premises connected: 290 The figures above were sourced from our

Rural electrification of Grange, Co Sligo in 1950

Area: Grange Started: November 1949 Finished: August 1950 Poles used: 1266 Line used (km): 110 Premises connected: 110 The figures

Rural electrification of Dromore, Co Sligo in 1955

Area: Dromore Started: April 1955 Finished: June 1955 Poles used: 923 Line used (km): 82 Premises connected: 107 The figures above