Connecting Tipperary to the national grid

Electricity in the county before ESB Tipperary had electricity before the establishment of ESB in 1927. ESB’s annual reports record 14 local electricity suppliers in the county — that means 14 individuals or companies who had permits to commercially supply electricity to 3 or more homes and businesses in their local area. The reports do… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Toor, Co Tipperary in 1961

Area: Toor Started: December 1960 Finished: April 1961 Poles used: 748 Line used (km): 65 Premises connected: 121 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. Unfortunately no further information is… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Upperchurch, Co Tipperary in 1958

Area: Upperchurch Started: Apri 1957 Finished: July 1958 Poles used: 1968 Line used (km): 174 Premises connected: 460 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. The REO News from August 1957… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Moyne, Co Tipperary in 1949

Area: Moyne Started: August 1948 Finished: March 1949 Poles used: 909 Line used (km): 68 Premises connected: 86 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. Unfortunately no further information is… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Emly, Co Tipperary in 1949

Area: Emly Started: August 1948 Finished: March 1949 Poles used: 1641 Line used (km): 140 Premises connected: 560 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme. The REO News reports… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Annacarty, Co Tipperary in 1953

Area: Annacarty Started: January 1953 Finished: September 1953 Poles used: 1575 Line used (km): 130 Premises connected: 222 The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme.… Continue Reading