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Famine Cottages

The items were open for people to view and walk through the home. There were also horses and... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2013
Jana S
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Bloomfield, KY
Genuine famine cottages

This is right off the Slea Head Drive. There is an adequate car park. The cost is €3 per person... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2013
drjohnScottsdale
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Cave Creek, Arizona
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

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.

2  Thank Marlynn P
Reviewed 23 September 2013

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.

1  Thank Jana S
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Had to walk up hill to get to cottages. There was only one cottage and the farmhouse to see. Not much in the was of history or information.

1  Thank Ray4461
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Quite spectacular when you read the adversity these people endured. The was a "bee hive " structure the as well out back. Cost 3 euro per person

3  Thank Mattoboy
Reviewed 29 August 2013

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

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 23 August 2013

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

3  Thank philippaderfner
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

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

4  Thank drjohnScottsdale
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The cottages, well they are just like I expected of them , small but well kept, Not a good point for the Gentry of Ireland, Who I would say were just there to make Money and well ??

4  Thank dazzeling
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Powerlessness and poverty become something real. How did these people survive? How did they even manage to exist?

4  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 24 July 2013

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

5  Thank Kristaaah
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On slea Head drive clockwise about 6 miles out from Dingle past Fairy Fort
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