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 County Donegal travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our County Donegal vacation maker site .
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  • Fantastic! Great effort gone into making this a memorable place to visit. Great way of telling the history of the area, lots of little personal touches !  more »
  • Doagh family village, is a historical famine site with, walkthroughs with a lot of knowledge about the area, the tour takes about an hour and is very informative, and the tea and scones at the end was...  more »
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