Rural electrification of Lislin, Co Cavan in 1957

Area: Lislin Started: May 1957 Finished: October 1957 Poles used: 1254 Line used (km): 125 Premises connected: 167 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 September 1957… 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 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 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. An article in The REO… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Oola, Co Limerick in 1949

Area: Oola Started: January  1949 Finished: August 1949 Poles used: 908 Line used (km): 77 Premises connected: 270 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. Sales were somewhat disappointing… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Shinrone, Co Offaly in 1949

Area: Shinrone Started: January  1949 Finished: July 1949 Poles used: 931 Line used (km): 77 Premises connected: 203 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 Rural Electrification organisation received… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Lusmagh, Co Offaly in 1948

Area: Lusmagh Started: December 1947 Finished: September 1948 Poles used: 686 Line used (km): 59 Premises connected: 137 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. Post development demonstrations were… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Carrigallen, Co Leitrim in 1948

Area: Carrigallen Started: December 1947 Finished: August 1948 Poles used: 779 Line used (km): 58 Premises connected: 168 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. A demonstration in Carrigallen… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Clonaslee, Co Laois in 1948

Area: Clonaslee Started: December 1947 Finished: August 1948 Poles used: 891 Line used (km): 73 Premises connected: 45 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 switch on ceremony in… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford in 1948

Area: Abbeyshrule Started: December 1947 Finished: September 1948 Poles used: 1038 Line used (km): 90 Premises connected: 195 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 local committees in Abbeyshrule… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Ardrahan, Co Galway in 1948

Area: Ardrahan Started: December 1947 Finished: July 1948 Poles used: 958 Line used (km): 66 Premises connected: 208 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 farming community enjoyed the… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Coachford, Co Cork in 1950

Area: Coachford Started: January 1949 Finished: January 1950 Poles used: 893 Line used (km): 79 Premises connected: 263 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 December 1949… Continue Reading


Rural electrification of Causeway, Co Kerry in 1950

Area: Causeway Started: July 1949 Finished: March 1950 Poles used: 661 Line used (km): 56 Premises connected: 56 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 sale of appliances… Continue Reading