Broadford, County Limerick

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Broadford

Béal an Átha
Town
Broadford is located in Ireland
Broadford
Broadford
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
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Limerick
Population
(2016)[1]
276
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceR350220

Broadford (Irish: Áth Leathan - "Wide Ford") is located in the west of County Limerick in Ireland. It is part of the Roman Catholic parish of Dromcollogher-Broadford. In the 2016 census, the resident population of Broadford village was 276, and the population of the Broadford electoral division was 960.[2]

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".[3]

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  1. ^ "Census 2016 - SAPMAP Area - Settlements - Broadford". Census 2016. CSO. 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Census 2016 - SAPMAP Area - Electoral Division - Broadford". Census 2016. CSO. 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Dromcollogher-Broadford Parish". Diocese of Limerick Heritage Project. Retrieved 2008-10-01.

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