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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Doagh Famine Village

Visited as part of an Ulster Bus Tour. Very interesting and informative tour and historical guide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil G
via mobile
Very educational day out

We had a really interesting and educational afternoon here. The history of the area is covered in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patience S
via mobile
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
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+353 74 937 8078
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of an Ulster Bus Tour. Very interesting and informative tour and historical guide to the famine. Highly recommended. Neil Given - Bangor

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really interesting and educational afternoon here. The history of the area is covered in a child friendly way and the tour guides are very friendly and helpful. There is also a free scone and Tea or Coffee with every adult entrance. I...More

Thank Patience S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about the village, but hadn't anticipated just how far it stretched back. Padraig was exceptionally informative and helpful for the first part if the visit, but the second part, whilst still informative, felt a bit overscripted. The dioramas are quite 'homespun', and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband grew up in the area but has never gone to the famine village so we decided to go for a look. I had no idea what to expect but it was absolutely incredible. Pat our guide gave us insight on what life use...More

Thank Christel H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum, which explores the history of this very rural part of Ireland as well as the region and the country as a whole. The experience is brought to life by the guides, especially Pat who grew up in the first and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Donegal and this place was recommended. Very interesting and the tour is informative. Our tour guide Pat did an amazing job telling you the history of the famine and other interesting tidbits.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the car park was well worth the drive. The day we went the sky and sea were blue, blue, blue... I thought 9 euro was ok for the tour, coffee and scone. I loved the fact that the first house was an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Joe was great, well worth walking with him, then explore further later, very interesting at all times. Admission price includes coffee & a scone, very good value, do allow yourself 2 hours to take it all in, the place isnt massive but well...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a brilliant day out would highly recommend was only €9 and u receive a free tea and scone at the end the tour guide's tell a great tale of the old Ireland

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s amazing what this one man has built, the buildings that are original including his family’s cottage, and the full history of the famine that he shares with visitors. It’s as though he lived it! I gained a far better understanding of the myths,extreme poverty,...More

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furbyandbuddy
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Madge P | Reviewed this property |
There are tours of the village on throughout the day but an enquiry to times would help you plan your trip.
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