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Doagh Famine Village

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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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History Lesson

Our new friend told us about The Doagh Famine Village well worth the 8 euro for entry, nice little... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lee S
via mobile
We saw the sign post for Doagh Famine Village and decided to give it a call. Were we delighted we did.

We were greeted with a lovely welcome. The guides were brilliant. The detail in the various... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Margaret H
County Kerry, Ireland
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  • Average3%
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“safe house” (61 reviews)
“irish history” (97 reviews)
Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our new friend told us about The Doagh Famine Village well worth the 8 euro for entry, nice little shop on site and the tour is very informative about long ago Irish people. The guides are good and one lived in the first house you...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were greeted with a lovely welcome. The guides were brilliant. The detail in the various buildings were great. You immediately feel the passion the owners have for the village. Well worth the money. The shop was lovely and staff very helpful. One other thing...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can not enjoy the beautiful coastline of Donegal without hearing about how life was before in this part of the world ...and there is no better way than to hear from the locals. This is what you will experience in the village ...during the...More

1  Thank 658annmarier
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was so much more than we expected and WELL worth the money!! While it is a personal project of the owners, that only heightens the experience! The tour guide/ owner obviously was passionate about what he was doing and it was very personal to...More

1  Thank ezkd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour guide and whole set up was excellent, after initial informative tour you are left to explore at your leisure, lots to see, (the haunted house part is hilarious, we has such a laugh) I learned a lot about Irish history (right up to the...More

1  Thank ceaw19
Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this started out as a hobby project, and then got bigger, and more general in subject, and they started charging 8 euros for entry with a very bad cup of tea thrown in. We started the tour in one of the original family...More

Thank SupDev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a mixed group aged from 4 to 72 years of age and all of us had a fantastic day out. The location is stunning, the Village is very well maintained and the guided tour is excellent leaving everyone better informed in a...More

Thank donna m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a visit, very popular with tourists in learning about the Irish homesteads through the last few centuries, mighty food ..I have to recommend this beer battered fish and chips ...

Thank seamusdoohan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of my sweet cousins from Strabane, Northern Ireland and myself visited Doagh Famine Village the other day before I returned home to Florida. I run a history museum in the Everglades and I conduct tours as part of my job. The two tour guides...More

Thank keyrattoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting semi guided visit. Take your time to listen to the explanations and then go back on your own.

Thank Maskali M
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Ann M
13 March 2017|
Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they do
5 September 2016|
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Response from IrishPatMalaga | Reviewed this property |
8€ per adult,6€ for teens, I don't know if it's cheaper for children.
Eleanor E
11 August 2016|
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Response from Chris02870 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are very welcoming of our 4 legged friends.