The ruins and its surroundings are perfect for a quick stroll, when being in Cong. The Village is worth a visit.
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The abbey coupled with the Monk's fishing hut on the River Cong are definitely worth a visit. Also check out the ruins of the church across the street.Cong is small,but charming.Great woolens in the Galway Woolens just up the street.
1. It was part of "The Quiet Man." 2. It's a gorgeous ruin with beautiful bones. 3. From the Abbey, it's just a short stroll to the Monk's House and gorgeous views of the river. It was well worth the stop to look over the...More
Coming from an area of England where ruined abbeys abound, I found this fairly run of the mill despite what must have been a very nice cloister. There are several places without any sort of hand rail or anything to grab onto where the step...More
We were in Cong to visit the Quiet Man Museum and walk about the village. On the same street as the John Wayne & Maureen O'Hara statue are the remnants of the Cong Abbey. They look like scenes from the movie, but the tour guide...More
The views will be familiar to anyone who has seen The Quiet Man, as there were scenes filmed here. The ruins and grounds are absolutely lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed.
Was nice to walk amongst the ruins of the old abbey. Some great angles to take photos at. Very well preserved abbey and worth a visit as its also free