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Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara

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Was quite surprised to see this statue of the Duke. Didn't expect to see it. But after touring town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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It is a bit corny to have a statue in Ireland of two US film stars but if your in Cong, you are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bobjanh
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Brisbane, Australia
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R345, Cong, Ireland

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was quite surprised to see this statue of the Duke. Didn't expect to see it. But after touring town we realized why it was erected. Worth a look. Got tired of standing in rain for people to move away so we could get a photo.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a bit corny to have a statue in Ireland of two US film stars but if your in Cong, you are probably there because of The Quiet Man movie. Movie aside - Cong is a pretty little town worth wandering around that offers...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cong because my dad is such a big fan of John Wayne. So happy. What a wonderful place. We didn’t stay in Cong but will next time. The statue is perfect.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cong is such a lovely spot , there’s a lot of history here , you can’t walk around the village without stopping to see these two, it’s brilliantly done .

Thank aoifeej
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had to see the John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara sites. The statue was one of the things on our list. Yes, it's just a statue, but it is special.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 28 December 2017

If you are a fan of the Quiet Man, or near Ashford Castle, stop by! The Village is quaint and it's fun to trace the steps from the film.

Thank mamacass_7
Reviewed 21 December 2017

So fun to see this statue! One of my most favorite old movies! A wonderful short walk from Ashford Castle!

Thank Debi C
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The big attractions in Cong and Ashford Castle so a statue of John Wayne and Maureen O Hara is sure to be a big winner. Make sure you stop by and get a selfie.

1  Thank nashiesmam
Reviewed 29 November 2017

The John Wayne statue is a tribute to the Actor, who played one of the lead roles in 'The Quiet Man', an American movie. The movie depicted a love affair, based in rural Ireland.

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

When we got there the statue was covered with Halloween decorations, but we were allowed to take them off to get pictures.

Thank Patricia M
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Maryellen C
24 June 2017|
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Response from richinnc | Reviewed this property |
If you Google quietmanmuseum you can get all the info you need not only on the museum but on the tours offered as well.
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