Doagh Famine village, County Donegal

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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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  • We robbed the famine village of a scone and cup of tea! The 10e was a perfect price for the guided tour alone, the guide had a great story to tell linking modern Irish tradition to history as only an....  more »
  • We visited the village on a rainy Monday. We weren't sure what to expect but wow got so much more than we thought!. It goes on and on and is very cleverly disguised. The guide has a personal take on.....  more »

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