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Irish Famine Cottages, Dingle
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Experience life on the farm at Irish Famine Cottages, a cottage built using stone and mud in the 19th century. Discover how people ate, how animals were kept, and how inhabitants told time during this somber period. Just behind the cottage, look for a large beehive hut believed to have lasted 800 years. Today the cottages are used for working sheepdog performances, and you can watch these sheep-farmers and their dogs herding livestock. Plan to see Irish Famine Cottages and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dingle vacation builder.
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We were just killing time, waiting for the Dunbeg Fort visitor center to open, so we decided to visit the Irish Famine Cottages. It's a bit campy with some creepy mannequins that managed to elicit wha... read more »
Reconstruction of what the Irish people suffered during the famine times. Local guide had a good knowledge and way of telling the tale.
Seeks to protraywhat Ireland was like 100 years ago Fellow at entrance while he was weraing wellingtons was full of knowledge
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