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Doagh Famine Village

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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Famine village

What a fabulous find. Our guide Michael was excellent. Very knowledgeable and interesting. Cup of... read more

Reviewed today
Sue M
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Rome, Italy
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Fabulous gem

Visited the Famine Village. OMG what a find.. staff fabulous and tour so interesting. Arrived... read more

Reviewed yesterday
janemcewen5
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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
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+353 74 937 8078
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"safe house"
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"haunted house"
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"well worth a visit"
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"cup of tea"
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"guided tour"
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"peace process"
in 19 reviews
"irish wake"
in 15 reviews
"included in the price"
in 20 reviews
"potato famine"
in 23 reviews
"guide pat"
in 11 reviews
"scones"
in 36 reviews
"the cottages"
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"lovely touch"
in 10 reviews
"own pace"
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"family home"
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"entrance fee"
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"famine times"
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a fabulous find. Our guide Michael was excellent. Very knowledgeable and interesting. Cup of tea/coffee with scone is included in the entry fee. Great museum of past and contemporary history. Loved it.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the Famine Village. OMG what a find.. staff fabulous and tour so interesting. Arrived before tour so given voucher to go across and get cuppa and scone!! Loved it. Tour lasted 45 mins to an hour and included taste of potchen. I learned so...More

Thank janemcewen5
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are New Zealanders who stumbled across this while on a drive up the wild Atlantic way - what a cute find! Lovely friendly locals and staff and a great tour with lots of interest for all ages. Scones are delicious!

Thank Jo W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a family trip. We were really well welcomed at the information center. Tickets include coffe/tea while we're waiting for our tour time. The view from Coffe Shop is amazing. Tour is divided in 3 parts. The first part is presented by a real...More

Thank Quicoli
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Reviewed 5 days ago

spent a fantastic day at the famine village today.set in a very scenic location with a beautiful sandy beach only yards away with the sun beating down adding to the enjoyment.tea and scones to start followed by a very professional and informative tour with a...More

Thank annie o d
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The guides do tell you about the great storm of 1839, the failed potatoe harvests and the terrible events that followed. But they also look at deeper causes, like British laws making it difficult or impossible for Irish industry to compete, resulting in poverty. And...More

Thank mari0nandsteve
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb and well-set out museum and shop. So much information so well presented with excellent and interesting commentary from Pat. A very rewarding visit. Many thanks

Thank Ianlankshear
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were intending on travelling from Derry along the Wild Atlantic Way up the Marlin Head. It had been recommended by a Derry local that we take a small detour along the journey and call into the Doagh Famine Village. We took that advice and...More

Thank Peter O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to pass a few hours when you are in the area, this is worth a visit. It has a few nice traditional Irish cottages, if you have only seen white modern bungalows on your Donegal trip. There are also a lot of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Famine village not knowing what to expect but the lovely friendly greeting from the lady in the shop followed by the most interesting tour around the village from Pat made for a really worthwhile trip.We would definitely recommend you spend a few...More

Thank russmocarl
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ken m
21 September 2017|
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Response from Petertheclaret | Reviewed this property |
Not really the site is fairly small, you need to walk round it but not really a problem.
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