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Doagh Famine Village

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

Whilst it's called Doagh Famine Village, that's a bit of a misnomer as it covers far more than... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barbara1407
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Enfield, United Kingdom
An absolute must visit

What a find. From outside it doesn’t look like much but it’s like a tardis! So much to see and so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst it's called Doagh Famine Village, that's a bit of a misnomer as it covers far more than just the Potato Famine. It's an incredible place, covering so many different aspects of Irish History. Thoroughly recommend as a fascinating, varied and thought provoking experience. Pat...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a find. From outside it doesn’t look like much but it’s like a tardis! So much to see and so much information. The guide has a wealth of knowledge. So glad we didn’t miss this

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Famine Village today and it was fascinating to see how people lived many years ago and Pat the guide had so much local knowledge which made the tour so much more interesting. Majella in the gift shop was lovely and both her and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just been here yesterday...We received a very warm welcome and lovely tea and scones before the tour. We where in a very small group but the tour was fantastic. Very informative and interesting for both adults and children. This is definintely a place not to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a family and each of us thought our visit was extremely worthwhile. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and the place and tour itself is hugely interesting. I would say this was more an Irish history tour, rather than specifically...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We received a really warm welcome. Excellent, informative and interesting tour of this overall look at Irish history and the hardships of the famine period. Pat, who actually was brought up there, spoke with genuine passion and reached all those on the tour, including the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here. So much more than a famine village story. The views are also stunning. Tea & scones an added bonus!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon at this hidden gem. As we opened the door, we were greeted with a very warm welcome from the lady on the desk. While the exhibits are very homespun, the guides are amazing. So informative,yet relaxed in their delivery of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the great pleasure of visiting Doagh Famine Village on the 1st of May 2018 with a group of 63 people who are members of The Newbridge Active retired in Co. Kildare. Upon arrival we were met with tea and scones and then brought...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of an Ulster Bus Tour. Very interesting and informative tour and historical guide to the famine. Highly recommended. Neil Given - Bangor

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furbyandbuddy
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Response from Madge P | Reviewed this property |
There are tours of the village on throughout the day but an enquiry to times would help you plan your trip.
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