Broadford, County Limerick

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Béal an Átha
Broadford is located in Ireland
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]

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  1. ^ "Dromcollogher-Broadford Parish". Diocese of Limerick Heritage Project. Retrieved 2008-10-01. 

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