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Ashford Castle is a medieval castle near Cong in County Mayo on the shore of Lough Corrib.
 
The castle was built in the 13th century by the Anglo-Norman de Bugos family, after their defeat of the O'Connors of Connaught. Ashford was rebuilt and extended from the 1850s by Benjamin Guinness. His son Arthur took his title from an island on the lake. The Guinnesses sold it in 1945.
Ashford Castle Cong County Mayo
 
Today the castle is a five star hotel, one of Ireland's finest. A boat which leaves from the castle offers trips on Lough Corrib.

The 1952 film The Quiet Man was filmed on location at Ashford, featuring many parts of the castle and the neighboring town of Cong.
 
Ashford Castle Cong County Mayo

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