Doagh Famine Village, County Donegal

Portraying Irish life from the 1840s until the present day, Doagh Famine Village features authentic thatched cottages filled with period furniture and other everyday artifacts. This living history museum allows you to see how the country's rural areas changed over the last two centuries, dealing with dramatic events that included a series of devastating potato famines. As you take this walk through history, look for reconstructions of typical daily scenes, which explain regional beliefs associated with the traditional waking of the dead. Admission into the village includes a guided tour, along with a complimentary snack with hot beverages and biscuits. Add Doagh Famine Village to your Malin travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Malin vacation maker site .
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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 rip-off, I think the whole point of doing a Santa experience like this is to get a souvenir photo. For £60 a...  more »
  • 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, si...  more »
  • 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....  more »
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  • We went there today easter Monday horrible wet and cold day.was very informative and mostly sheltered from the elements.i was there about 10 years ago and has been greatly extended since then.The spooky bit at the end was fun but bit scary.cup of tea/coffee and scone at end of tour was very welcome to warm us up.would deffinately recommend could spend good few hours reading all the information,setting is lovely beside the water.
  • Great place to visit if your in malin. The scones are delicious.
  • Absoulty amazin tour guides r a blessing so interesting & fun
  • Went there with my kids for Christmas they had the village done like the north pole and had a Christmas play and got beautiful gifts at the end had a fantastic time great place to go would highly recommend it to everyone.
  • Brilliant spot to visit. Always bring my guests

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