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This is a small cottage up on the hillside with incredible views of the Dingle pennisula. Not overly professional in it's presentation but gives you a real feel for what the families suffered during the famine years.
The items were open for people to view and walk through the home. There were also horses and donkeys available to feed, but also makes you realize that these animals were a part of the work force and very necessary.
Looked into one of the famine cottages and they had a mannequin that looked like Chucky sitting up on an opening between rooms. Kind of creepy. It was interesting though and the animals were nice to visit especially since I was dying to see some...More
This was a must see in Ireland as the history is very important.. These old houses were set up to look the way they did in the olden days. Next door there is a pathway leading up to a little hill where there were also...More
This is right off the Slea Head Drive. There is an adequate car park. The cost is €3 per person. You must walk up a small hill to the cottages. On the way you will see horses and donkeys. The cottages are well preserved and...More
1. I got to feed donkeys, goats, sheep and horses (the llama was too shy) on our way up to the house. Just ask for the free feed that comes with your admission price. Yes, I was the only adult to ever do this, but...More