esb clonmellon

Rural electrification of Clonmellon, Co Westmeath in 1958

Area: Clonmellon
Started: March 1958
Finished: September 1958
Poles used: 1185
Line used (km): 108
Premises connected: 105

clonmellon electrification

The figures above were sourced from the ESB 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 available for this area in the REO magazine.

If you have any information or photos relating to the electrification of the area, please contact the ESB they would love to hear from you.


Electricity was available though a local supplier in Clonmellon before its connection to the ESB network. This local supply arrangement was established after the foundation of ESB in 1927.  Clonmellon Hydro Electric Co. Ltd.
in operation 1944 until 1955, 50 consumers recorded in 1945, 122 consumers recorded in 1954, acquired by ESB between 1954—1955.

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The Information provided here is used with permission of ESB Archives Team

Clonmellon Amenities

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Four Seasons Chinese take away for delicious Asian cuisine to take away.
Rei's Take Away in the village is the place to get quality Fish & Chips, Burgers, Pizza aswell as soft drinks and Milkshakes.


Heading out for the evening? why not pop into Isaacs Well. You're always welcome. Enjoy a quiet drink or an evening with friends. Private parties catered for, see our large function room and special offers. Follow us on facebook.


Fancy a Coffee and a chat? visit the Cafe at the market square. Tea, Coffee, Minerals, Homemade soup and sandwiches, soft drinks and lots more.
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