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gjk r
Edinburgh, UK7 contributions
Much more than a famine village. A real insight into the recent past. Would highly recommend to young and old alike!
Written 13 August 2022
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Family
This was a place full of Irish history and culture. The guide (who resided in the cottage until the 80’s) was fantastic. We could have listened to him all day, what a fantastic insight, and the sayings from days gone by are just the icing on the cake for this fantastic place.

Great little cafe onsite and a fabulous beach too. The famine village is a must do if you are close, you will leave a better person and enlightened from history.
Written 11 August 2022
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Bob R
New Paltz, United States4 contributions
What a wonderful find this was!!! My wife and I were part of a CIE tour (Garvan's Group) that stopped here. I cannot say enough about how informative and engaging the guide was, and how much we learned about the Great Hunger. A very pleasant, though at times poignant and thought-provoking experience. If you are planning to be in Donegal, Doagh Famine Village is not to be missed! We highly recommend it!
Written 8 August 2022
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Jennifer C
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Family
This was such a unique and interesting place! The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable. We learnt so much and there were so many interesting things to see and read about. It’s an engaging and very thought provoking experience to learn about Irish history.
Written 7 August 2022
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lol471
Ireland3 contributions
Couples
Stumbled across the famine village and was in for a very pleasant experience. The guide was very pleasant and came from the cottages we were touring through. His knowledge was extensive and surprising. The experience came with a taste of poitin and a scone and coffee. Well worth the entrance price. Would definitely recommend people to go for a visit.
Written 4 August 2022
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Debivrub
Dublin, Ireland121 contributions
Family
My family and I my family and I visited this beautiful place recently. The hospitality was second to none and the views at over the beaches were absolutely stunning.
The tour itself was very informative and very interesting. The hospitality and value for money was very impressive. I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Donegal and you will experience the real Ireland.
Written 4 August 2022
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sdm2005
Achill Island, Ireland28 contributions
Friends
A visit to the Doagh Famine Village is a great day out. The experience is much more than just the famine. It’s a complete look at rural life in Inishowen over the past two hundred years, told in an informal and humorous way. Don’t miss the Wake House, the Shebeen, Safe house or any other part for that matter. Pat, the tour guide, actually lived in one of these thatched cottages until 1984, a house where generations of his ancestors lived. He has countless stories to tell that he heard first hand when he was young. A truly unique and authentic experience.
Written 4 August 2022
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Louise99Ireland
Castleblayney, Ireland162 contributions
Second time visiting Doagh, last time was in 2009. Delighted we came back. lovely to see improvements on village and tour was as good as ever. Well wort a visit. Coffee and cake was lovely too
Written 27 July 2022
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ben l
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Couples
What an experience! One of the best ran tours ever. Such great value for money too ! Pat was very funny and informative, I’d love to go back very soon. The souvenir shop has everything
Written 24 July 2022
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StripeyMiata
Lisburn, UK819 contributions
A mixture of a serious museum, a collection of things from days gone past, and a fun scary bit. Pat the guide is awesome as well.
Written 24 July 2022
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