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Broadford

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

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 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".

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