E.S.B. switch-on in Killererin

Extract from Tuam Herald of Saturday December 12th 1953

Article received from Pat Coen, Claregalway

ESB Switch-On at Barnaderg
Extract from Tuam Herald December, 1953

E.S.B. Switch-On at Barnaderg

Barnaderg, the first village connected with the Rural Electrification Scheme in Abbeyknockmoy area, had the current switched on last Thursday. Very Rev. P. Curran, Killererin, conducted special devotions in the parish church to mark the occasion. On Friday night the “switch-on” was celebrated at a social and dance in Comer’s Hall.

Work on the completion of the scheme in the Abbeyknockmoy district is being pressed forward, and it is hoped to have the “switch-on” ceremony before Christmas.

For further information re the Rural Electrification scheme in Abbeyknockmoy/Barnaderg area, see the following link:


http://Rural Electrification Scheme https://esbarchives.ie/2016/03/14/rural-electrification-of-abbeyknockmoy-co-galway-in-1954/

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