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 County Donegal travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our County Donegal vacation maker site .
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  • Allow at least two hours to enable a full visit of this Famine Village. The guided tour takes at least 45 minutes, but that does not cover all of the exhibits. You will need more time to walk all arou...  more »
  • Visited with a larger group but this didn't hinder enjoyment and excellent talks by the guide. Well worth the visit with a mass of exhibits that traced Irish history really well. A lot to take in but ...  more »
  • A must for any one interested in Irish history to modern day. Our guide and host is fabulous. Our culture encompassed in a single place to visit.  more »
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