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Irish Famine Cottages, Dingle

(3.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • Part of the Slea Head drive and a must see. These are just some of the things along this drive that make your experience complete as you learn and explore the region.  more »
  • the famine farm is presented as it was when occupied by a family during the potato famine. the buildings and contents were interesting. there is a small beehive hut that you can enter. you can buy fee...  more »
  • We pulled off Slea Head drive on a rainy day just to investigate the signs for the famine cottages. The booth was unattended so we shrugged and were just going to go up and check it out. Then a man go...  more »
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  • Do not visit! Really not worth the money. I felt betrayed. Pay If you are interested in a couple of worn out dolls sitting in an old barn!
  • Well worth a visit at just €3 and a sober reminder of the 1840's
  • Peaceful and relaxing
  • Ok'ish not that much to see
  • lovely place to see