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 Malin travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Malin vacation maker site .
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Doagh Famine village Reviews
I loved visiting the Doagh Famine Village. An insightful tour by past residents and a guided history of the area though history. As a visitor from Australia and a keen historian, I found this village.... more »
This was the home of resident Patrick until the 80s and he has since built many homes and interpretive exhibits. Only a bit of it is to do with the famine - there are lots of other exhibits about the.... more »
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