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Doagh Famine Village

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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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INERESTING

i recently visited the famine village and was surprised at the amount of information giving during... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
jm026e7295
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Fantastic authentic experience

I brought a school group. The experience surpassed any expectations I had. The guide was a natural... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
fionnulahoward
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“safe house” (74 reviews)
“biscuits” (88 reviews)
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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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"biscuits"
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"well worth a visit"
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"haunted house"
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"cup of tea"
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"guided tour"
in 80 reviews
"peace process"
in 20 reviews
"irish wake"
in 15 reviews
"included in the price"
in 22 reviews
"potato famine"
in 25 reviews
"guide pat"
in 11 reviews
"the cottages"
in 31 reviews
"lovely touch"
in 10 reviews
"famine years"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"family home"
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

i recently visited the famine village and was surprised at the amount of information giving during guided tour . AND I HAVE LIVED IN IRELAND ALL MY LIFE .and thought i knew it all . this is a must for anyone visiting Ireland and the...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I brought a school group. The experience surpassed any expectations I had. The guide was a natural story teller. He had the whole group wrapt in silence as he spoke. He made a sincere effort to be fair in his telling of history. The setting...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved this visit. Took me away back in time and the tour guide was brilliant. Give us a great indepths of what life was like back in the time of the famine. I just loved this place and cannot wait to take my friends.

Thank Vera M
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Everyone was raving about this place so decided to give it a go. Checked on the website and it gave the opening hours but when we arrived a large sign declared "Closed for the Season". Obviously it does not open in January but it would...More

3  Thank markusTyrone
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I've brought my kids here about 10 times now and unfortunately this was our last as the youngest will be too old next year (his words). We brought Granny with us too as it was her birthday the following week. We arrived late but they...More

Thank Samantha P
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Absolute waste of money. I am sitting here still in shock. Feel so ripped off...... Because WE WERE !!!!!!! It was extremely cold, especially the room the show was done in. Primary school's put on far better shows. My child who is 21/2, got a...More

5  Thank emma33123
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Have to say I really enjoyed my time here. I really felt like I was back in the 1800 s and fair play to the family that runs this place they put on a brilliant display and had a great way of telling the story's...More

Thank phillip l
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

the guide actually lived in the village back in the day he was amazing there is so much to do and to take in and real slice of history

Thank phil a
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Covered Irish history and a lot of politics in different sections. Was an eerie place to be but I loved the secret doors through the Irish political section which covered the IRA and the Toubles. The whole place was fascinating.

1  Thank laura s
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the famine visit last week when on holiday in Donegal the place was so good the man showing us around was great and had so much information which was so interesting we were so delighted we had gone and would recommend it...More

Thank Adrienne S
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furbyandbuddy
16 May 2018|
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Response from lindecky | Reviewed this property |
Hi I did see one little dog, but he wasnt allowed into one or two of the exhibit rooms, thanks Linda
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