Ashford Castle has gone into receivership and receivers say that there will be “no interruption to guests, staff and suppliers”.
The five-star hotel in the village of Cong, Co Mayo — where the film ‘The Quiet Man’ was filmed 60 years ago — has racked up enormous losses. It was the chosen venue for James Bond star Pierce Brosnan’s 2001 wedding to Keely Shaye Smith for their wedding reception, and featured on the cover of Hello magazine. The castle received massive interest from abroad following the high profile celebrity filled reception.
Read more about this in the Irish Independent.