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Cong, County Mayo was made famous as the location featured in the classic film ‘The Quiet Man’. During at a stay at Cong Hostel, which is near Lough Corrib, travellers can visit a museum dedicated to the film and take part in many outdoor activities.
Cong Hostel is located in County Mayo near Lough Corrib. It is found in a village made famous by the 1952 film, ‘The Quiet Man’. The accommodation can sleep 80 people in its dormitory and ensuite rooms. Rates include free WiFi, use of fishing rods and viewings of ‘The Quiet Man’ and ‘Un Taxi Mauve’. Hosts Margaret and Gerry Collins also cater to different size groups and their various needs and requirements. A meeting room can be used.
Cong is a memorable village where travellers can get a taste of Hollywood as they retrace the steps taken by John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara in ‘The Quiet Man’. They can even visit the Quiet Man Cottage Museum, which provides a sort of on-set experience.
The small village and surrounding area also offer many excellent pubs and endless outdoor activities, such as walking, hill climbing, pony trekking, falconry and lake cruises.