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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Totally random!

If you want to pass a few hours when you are in the area, this is worth a visit. It has a few nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Moira670
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Definitely worth a visit

We visited the Famine village not knowing what to expect but the lovely friendly greeting from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
russmocarl
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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LOCATION
Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
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+353 74 937 8078

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Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great visit here, so we’ll put together and very informative, definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in Donegal, or in the nearby vicinity, this is a MUST, not to be missed.You will first meet Majella who will give you a rundown on what you are about to experience, and if you have to wait for the next tour...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm not an expert and I don't pretend to understand the details of the famine, but I do know the rendition I heard at the Doagh Fam was not entirely truthful, nor forthcoming. Pat devised this complex on his own, and kudos to him for...More

Thank Cathleen C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A big welcome awaits you at this attraction. The guide is excellent: informed, easy to listen to and interested to hear where you are from. He takes you to displays of mock up events that took place during the famine years in Ireland e.g a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we made the trip to Doagh Famine Village, not least because of the beautiful countryside and friendly people. Thetour offers ypu the opportunity to see how life was lived in this rural area even as late as the 1980s. You are guided through...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day at Doagh isle on Easter Sunday. we had tea and cake in the cafe with amazing views over to the Five finger Strand, then took the kids for a walk on the fantastic beach, with plenty of rock pools and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 3 of us arrived on Easter Sunday and had the fantastic time we really felt as if u were being welcomed by family.Majella Pat and Allana were lovely full of fascinating information once tour was over u could walk about at your leisure .Our...More

Thank Sharon R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on a cold wet and windy Easter Monday! First met by lovely Marcela and brother Pat! What a great and informative tour this was !Pat was a great host and spoke with great authority and knowledge! Tour was finished of with a free...More

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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.
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