My weekend with The Quiet Man

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Sixty years ago the village of Cong in the west of Ireland was transformed into a Hollywood set for the filming of the movie classic, ‘The Quiet Man’. Thousands of people from across the world - many of them from the North West - travel to Cong each year to visit the film locations and soak up the atmosphere of this special place. Last weekend, the Journal’s BERNIE MULLEN walked in the footsteps of stars of the movie John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara and was completely bowled over by ‘The Quiet Man’ visitor experience.

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