Towns of Mayo
Cong —County Mayo
Cong (Conga) is situated on the isthmus between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, 13 km southwest of Ballinrobe and 45 km north of Galway, in the centre of a popular lakeland angling district. Adjoining Cong is the beautiful Ashford Castle. The popular film, The Quiet Man, directed by John Ford, was made in Cong in 1951. There are guided tours of The Quiet Man locations and other sited of interest in Cong (Telephone 094-9546089).