Location in Ireland
|Coordinates: 53°52′00″N 7°55′00″W / 53.8667°N 7.9167°WCoordinates: 53°52′00″N 7°55′00″W / 53.8667°N 7.9167°W|
|Elevation||282 m (925 ft)|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
|Irish Grid Reference||N055907|
Dromod (Irish: Dromad) is a village in County Leitrim, Ireland. Dromod (the Ridge) is a noted fishing village on Loughs Bofin and Boderg, which are threaded by the River Shannon. Built along the River Shannon, this is a Tidy Towns winner with a lovely harbour area which is very popular with cruiser traffic. The Bog Oak water feature in the centre of the village is entitled 'The Weeping Tree' and was made by a local craftsman from a piece of bog oak which was found nearby.
Between 2002 and 2006 the population of Dromod increased from 511 to 700 while 891 were listed on the census for 2011.
Dromod railway station
- The village has a station on the Dublin-Sligo railway line connecting Sligo and Dublin Connolly long the mainline. Dromod railway station opened on 3 December 1862 and remains in operation, despite closing for goods services on 3 November 1975.
- Dromod also had a railway station on the narrow gauge Cavan and Leitrim Railway. It opened on 24 October 1887 and finally closed on 1 April 1959. A short section of narrow gauge line has been reopened at the station as part of preservation efforts.
- "Dromod station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-05.