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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  • Thanks for a brilliant day. Although a regular visitor I find each time different and on this visit I brought my Mum and my 2 Aussie relatives who loved the village. Keep up the great work.
  • Fantastic. Detailed, Personal and great fun as well. I'd recommend for everyone to go. Great value for money and a beautiful setting.
  • Really interesting place to visit. Very educational from the Guides to the 'pearls of wisdom' displayed on the walls. Very enjoyable tea and cream scone in the café, included in the entrance fee. Lovely little gift shop. Enjoyed our visit very much.
  • Great day out, very insightful, great people!! Lots to see and learn. Loved the coffee and scone with the views at the end. Would highly recommend this place.
  • Stunning location. Nice little cafe. Well presented and informative famine village.
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