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Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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If you are fan of "Quiet Man" movie. this is one of many film locations in the area... must visit. It has been renovated in last years but you can easy recognize it.

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge became famous in the film The Quiet Man starring John Wayne and Maureen OHarra. It is areally structure miles from nowhere on the road to Clifden in Donegal. Loads of folk stop to get their picture taken

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Accidentally came across this bridge! Too cute not to stop! Love everything Quiet Man related so if you like that, then find this bridge on your way out exploring Connemara!

Thank Craic99
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you like the movie st all, this is a good place to stop. Easy to get to, too. If you don’t know (or don’t like) the movie, it’s still a good stop. This is a beautiful example of a historical stone bridge, quintessential Irish....More

1  Thank DonFD
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Well, if you pass by this road, it is worth to stop and take a picture, nothing special but the title of an old movie with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. The whole village of Cong lives today on remembering this movie.

Thank Alphaghana
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Always thought the film was done entirely in Mayo but obviously not. For the movie buffs and die hard John Wayne fans, this is a must visit. It's a nice old bridge.

Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Connemara where the movie with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara made the Quiet Man was a dream come true. We had a wonderful guide tell us all about the village and the movie and several times on the tour of the town we the people...More

2  Thank William H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Just loved John Wayne and Maureen Ohara movies so we couldn't pass this spot up. Bridge is very close to main road. Nice picnic and pullover spot for cars. Awesome views! I had to see it.. it was worth it. :)

Thank KatieAH2014
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

"The Quiet Man" was filmed in and around Cong, Co. Mayo in 1951. However, as is usual in the film world, some of the locations can be a bit removed from the central setting, and so it is with the iconic bridge scene, which actually...More

1  Thank Smackdo
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We were staying very close to the bridge outside of Oughterard and we figured we drove past it many times before finding out where it was and deciding to stop. It is a nice bridge and one of us did try to recreate a pose...More

1  Thank LSQRD1
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