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Doagh Famine Village

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

What wonderful informative staff and genuinely lovely people the Doagh Famine Village has. This gem... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kateclarke2008
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Belfast, United Kingdom
First understand what this place is, then go and enjoy a wonderful museum...

UNDERSTAND: This is not a Disney-style entertainment venue. Don't expect it to be. This... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ReynoldsFam
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Oregon
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
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+353 74 937 8078
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"safe house"
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"biscuits"
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"well worth a visit"
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"haunted house"
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"cup of tea"
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"guided tour"
in 80 reviews
"peace process"
in 20 reviews
"irish wake"
in 15 reviews
"included in the price"
in 22 reviews
"potato famine"
in 25 reviews
"guide pat"
in 11 reviews
"the cottages"
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"lovely touch"
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"famine years"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"family home"
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"own pace"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What wonderful informative staff and genuinely lovely people the Doagh Famine Village has. This gem of an attraction should most definitely be top of any tourist wish list. Pat is a superb guide informative helpful and passionate. Rory did an excellent job also for being...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

UNDERSTAND: This is not a Disney-style entertainment venue. Don't expect it to be. This charming museum is one man's passion. He used to live in one of the old houses and built the rest up himself. It's his personal commitment to educating and preserving some...More

Thank ReynoldsFam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had two guides, Pat and a young lad who's name I forget but they were both informative. It was especially interesting to speak to Pat who had lived in one of the houses until fairly recently. Family photos are on the wall which really...More

Thank Rosemary E
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A delightful entertaining educational and very thought provoking experience (and yummy scones). Just love the way Pat has put this together around his family home and is educating people about what really happened in Ireland (and is still happening across the world). It's friendly and...More

Thank pcadwallader
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its well worth stopping in here, they've made an effort in putting this story together. The guided tour was great and we picked up some very interesting bits and pieces of info linking present day traditions to the past. We were late arriving so missed...More

Thank 0011223344
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised, this is a great and well worth the drive in the beautiful countryside, the village itself is very informative, the tour round and the guides are really friendly! And the coffee and scone looking over the bay at...More

Thank tinabailie
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Weither your looking for a day out or just want a bit of knowledge about the famine times.. this is the place to go with great friendly staff and more. Well worth the trip. P.s mind your head :)

Thank martin s
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good friendly informal local saff intresting and fun. Entrance price includes cuppa and a scone (home made) guided tour then let to look around at your owen pace Verry good value

Thank barry c
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought my Aussie relatives and my Mum for a day out at Doagh famine village and they loved the place. They were blew away by the beautiful setting and the village tour had them rivitted by the houses and knowledge of the guides. Highly recommended...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pat Doherty and his family have created a factual historic village detailing Ireland during its most difficult times. A labour of love has resulted in a most balanced informative tour of this well created village. Take the guided tour(included in the modest admission fee). Tea/coffe...More

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furbyandbuddy
May 16, 2018|
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Response from lindecky | Reviewed this property |
Hi I did see one little dog, but he wasnt allowed into one or two of the exhibit rooms, thanks Linda
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