"Put Visiting the Brand New Lisloughrey Lodge
at the Top of Your Vacationing Wish List!"

Lisloughrey Lodge
The Quay, Cong, Co Mayo, Ireland



Its Sexy, Trendy, Edgy and Elegant!

Put this brand new hotel on the top of your wish list because it's going to zoom to the top of the hotel picks and travelers' choice lists at lightning-fast speed! Here's why we've made it our Hotel of the Month for July 2007:

The hotel is located in Ireland, already making it a great place to be! You'll find it on the grounds of Ashford Castle where it's golf course, seclusion and rich history add to the experience of guests at Lisloughrey Lodge (www.lisloughrey.ie) and provide the opportunity for guests to dine at the fine cuisine and bar services available at Lisloughrey Lodge or drop into Ashford Castle for tea, and cocktails.

Lisloughrey Lodge is located in the town of Cong, north of Galway City and south of Donegal. If you're traveling from the US, consider flying into Ireland West Airport Knock which will bring you in close range for easy access. The Scottish Airline, Flyglobespan (www.flyglobespan.com) covers the transatlantic route between New York City's JFK and Boston's Logan Airport at remarkably inexpensive rates, leaving your budget in tact for treating yourself well on vacation. Check for no-frill economy rates and premium economy service out of Boston and additional upgraded service in business class out of JFK.

While Cong is steeped in history dating to before the imprints of Rory O'Connor, last High King of Ireland, , you'll also find you're walking in a living museum dedicated to the classic film, The Quiet Man, starring Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne which was partly filmed on Ashford Castle's grounds . (The exteriors of the cottages in Cong provided the set for the film, while the interior shots were done on a sound stage in Hollywood). You'll find Gerry Collins, owner of the Quiet Man Museum, (www.quietman-cong.com) where visitors are costumed in garb matching scenes in the film, and travelers to the town are offered a walking tour of the spots memorialized in the classic. If you are a devotee of the film, you'll be thrilled to know that Pat Cohan's Bar, depicted in the film although it has never been a bar in the past, will actually open as a bar in July 2007, giving you one more reason to visit Cong and seek out Lisloughrey Lodge as your choice for accommodations while settling into these peaceful surroundings.

Lisloughrey Lodge will not disappoint! It is sexy, trendy, edgy, and elegant! Its handpicked staff is evidenced by their joyful passion serving guests. Enjoy picture perfect views and complete serenity from any of the, dining rooms, drinking lounges or public spaces in the lodge.

The food is excellent at Lisloughrey Lodge which gives visitors a compelling choice to dine on the premises, in the nearby town of Cong or at Ashford Castle offering a perfect fit for every taste and budget.

The accommodations at Lisloughrey Lodge focus on spaciousness and comfort in their rooms and suites and provide every modern amenity. Room decor is designed to sooth and creates a restful ambiance perfect for balancing a full day's activities enjoying the town and the Lodge's rich amenities.

Traveling Feet the nationally syndicated travel radio talk show, heard weekly in the US and streamed live globally from www.sabrams.com , where past shows are archived, broadcast live from Lisloughrey Lodge on June 2, 2007. The show can be heard in the Traveling Feet Archives at www.sabrams.com during which Stephanie told Marc Mac Closy, General Manager of this unique hotel, "' This hotel is a 'wow!' You have a winner on your hands!"

Audio Links:
Traveling Feet Audio File: June 02, 2007 -
Hour 1

Hour 2

Fun Facts:
Ashford Castle was built by Lord Ardilaun Arthur Guinness.

Cong (pronounced Cung in Gaelic) means isthmus which is a narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, connecting two larger bodies of land.

The Quiet Man won 2 Oscars: Best Cinematography, Color (Winton C. Hoch, Archie Stout) and Best Director (John Ford). It was nominated for 5 other Oscars including Best Picture.

Related Links:
--Sabrams.com is host to several Irish Photographic Collections. View more of them here.


Ireland Photo Gallery 010: Cong - hosted by Sabrams.com


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