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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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My family and I came here at the weekend, and it was not worth £60 for a family of 4. Total... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
Outstanding day - not too be missed

Tom is a great story teller, historian and comedian. He has a unique ability to incorporate the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Hingham, Massachusetts
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

My family and I came here at the weekend, and it was not worth £60 for a family of 4. Total rip-off, I think the whole point of doing a Santa experience like this is to get a souvenir photo. For £60 and to not...More

1  Thank BronaghGemini
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Tom is a great story teller, historian and comedian. He has a unique ability to incorporate the history of the Irish and bring humor into the story to outline challenging life Tom and his brothers, sisters and parents lived>. just outstanding Would not miss this...More

Thank Beavers1980
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Thought this would be a really good visit and took a long time driving based on the website which said open 7 days a week. Got there to discover season had ended. No idea whether it's any good or not. Doubt if I would take...More

2  Thank DrGordy
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable time spent here last weekend. Pat, the guide, is very informative (he grew up in one of the houses on the site) and has some very interesting stories in relation to the history of the area and the way people lived in past...More

Thank Scarro
Reviewed 1 November 2017

8 euro entry fee which includes a free tea or coffee after turned out to be good value.....a very interesting guide who was very engaging and easy to listen to......and its not just about the famine either....its a quaint look back into irish history right...More

Thank sanmiguelman
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We went here with 2 friends yesterday and we all really enjoyed our visit. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and very easy to listen to. We discovered the origins of some sayings that we use and then after the guided tour we had free time...More

Thank wilsey
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What an unbelievable place. From the minute you walk into the village you feel like you’ve gone back in time. You are quite literally taking a tour through time. The tour guide was very informative and helpful. Would highly recommend this place to schools and...More

Thank Niamh T
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is a private enterprise located in a part of Ireland which was one of the least badly affected by the Irish famine. We got a tour from a local guide as part of the 8 Euro a head entry fee. You pay the fee...More

Thank Newryoneisback
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Doagh famine village a wonderful and enlightening experience. Loved the tales of the dead and finding our way out of the safe house would recommend it to anyone,well worth spending a day wandering around the area in general wonderful beaches and meeting lovely people

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is an odd place. One of two museums I visited this week. So to begin - 8€ a person The guide use to live in one of the cottages up until 1984 it’s an eye opener. The guide is entertaining and knows what he...More

Thank Aidan W
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ken m
22 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.
Ann M
13 March 2017|
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Response from jellybean498 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept stirling but will give you change back in euro or cents