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Athlacca (An tÁth Leacach in Irish) is a small village in County Limerickmarker, in the south west of Irelandmarker. It is situated 26 km south of Limerick Citymarker, on the Morningstar river. The name Athlacca means 'ford of the flagstones', a feature that was once evident under the current St Catherine's Bridge. In the 17th century the parishes of Dromin and Athlacca amalgamated and became one, now the parish goes by the name Dromin/Athlacca.

There are two pubs and one shop and a National School in Athlacca and there are two pubs in Dromin. Whilst the Catholic church remains in permanent use, the old Protestant church in the village now lies in ruins. The parish extends from Rathcannon in the south to Crean in the north, the home of the famous hurling and tug-of war teams(current townland champions) .

Athlacca is in a rural area where farming, although in steep decline, still being the biggest employer.

Athlacca's most famous parishioners are Jim Cregan, the former European athletics champion, and PP Hogan, champion horse trainer. The most popular sports, in order of participation levels, are hurling, Gaelic football, soccer and badminton. Horse racing,has a big following in the area and a point-to-point meeting is held annually.

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