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Broadford, County Limerick

Not to be confused with Broadford, County Clare or Broadford, Isle of Skye.
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°20′42″N 8°58′27″W / 52.3450991°N 8.9740563°W / 52.3450991; -8.9740563Coordinates: 52°20′42″N 8°58′27″W / 52.3450991°N 8.9740563°W / 52.3450991; -8.9740563

Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Limerick
Population (2006)
 • Rural 891
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R350220

Broadford (Irish: Béal an Átha - "the Mouth of the Ford") is located in the west of County Limerick in Ireland. It is part of the Roman Catholic parish of Dromcollogher-Broadford. In the 2006 Irish census, the resident population of the Broadford electoral district was 891.

According to records, the village is relatively new, and was first recorded by cartographers in 1837. Prior to its current name, it was known as "Killaliathan" or "Killagholehane".[1]


External links

  • Central Statistics Office
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Limerick
  • Broadford, Co. Limerick, at the Placenames Database of Ireland

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