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Drom Collachair-Béal an Átha
Motto: "Impossible is nothing"
Dromcollogher-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

Dromcolliher-Broadford is a parish bordering north Cork in County Limerick, Ireland. There are two villages within parish, Dromcolliher and Broadford.

Dromcolliher (Drom Collachair in Irish) is a small Irish town towards the west of County Limerick. It is part of the parish of Dromcollogher-Broadford (previously known as Killagholehane). It is also very close to the boundary of north Cork on the R522 Road from Newcastle West to Liscaroll/Buttevant, County Cork. 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]


English Name Irish Name Meaning
Ballinlongig Baile an Longaigh The town of An Longach
Ballyfirreen Baile Phirín The town of Pirín
Ballymongaun Baile Uí Mhongáin The town of Ó Mongán
Banemore An Bán Mór The big (tract of) lea ground
Barnagarrane Barr na nGarrán The high ground of the groves
Boola An Bhuaile The booley
Broadford Béal an Átha The mouth of the ford
Carroward East Side An Cheathrú Árd The high quarterland
Carroward West Side An Cheathrú Thiar The high quarterland
Coolaboy Cúil Buí Yellow corners
Coolaleen Cúil an Lín The corner of the flax
Coolnaknockane Cúil na gCnocán The corner of the hillocks
Dromcollogher Drom Collachair Ridge of the Hazelwood
Farrihy An Fhairche The territory
Gardenfield East Ghairdínpáirc Thoir;
Gardenfield South Ghairdínpáirc Theas
Gardenfield West hairdínpáirc Thiar
Gorteen An Goirtín The small field
Kells Na Cealla The churches
Killeen An Cillín The small church
Knockacraig Cnoc an Chraobhaigh The hill of An Craobhach
Knockgloss An Cnoc Glas The green hill
Knocktoosh Cnoc Túis Church of Toosh
Lacka Lower An Leaca The Lower hillside
Lacca Upper An Leaca The Upper Hillside
Lisnafulla Lios na Fola The enclosure of the blood
Mondellihy Móin Deilithe Meaning uncertain
Mount Plummer Cill Aidhleach The church of Aidhleach
Sheshiv Seiseamh Sixth part
Springfield Gort na Tiobraide The field of the well
Tullaha Na Tulacha The hillocks
Tulligmacthomas Tulaigh Mhic Thomáis The hillock of Mac Thomáis
Woodfield Ros na Réileán The high place of the level tracts


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

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