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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Great trip

Went here with my mum, her sister and my sisters boyfriend. You learn a lot about Ireland and it’s... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Ella I
St Albans, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very interesting

For anyone interested in Irish history this is a fascinating place to visit. From start to finish... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
via mobile
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my mum, her sister and my sisters boyfriend. You learn a lot about Ireland and it’s very interesting - with a very passionate and knowledgable tour guide who was brilliant. The safe house tour you are left in at the end to...More

Thank Ella I
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

For anyone interested in Irish history this is a fascinating place to visit. From start to finish it was very informative about local customs and history and the tour was excellent, although I will say that the man who did the first half of the...More

Thank Richardmason22
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Loved this place. The guide was so informative and fascinating with his true tales of histories past. The setting is idyllic too. A great day out and the restaurant over the road was a great place to eat afterwards!

Thank DaffyDuffy
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted to visit this place as I studied Irish history for my degree. The staff and tour guide where lovely even if the girl who done the second half of the tour spoke far too fast. However being called a famine village I expected more...More

Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Thought is would be like a school trip but wow what a surprise very interesting and interactive 5 stars

Thank una420
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Realistic ,informative and a pleasure to speak with staff who were genuinely nice and not "tourist" nice. We will hopefully return next year. The monster fish and chips in the adjoining restaurant was delicious and the owners were so friendly also.

Thank gormar67
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited the Famine Village and were given a guided tour of the displays then allowed time to visit the attraction in our own time. The guide was very informative and knowledgeable and he also lived in one of the display houses until the mid...More

Thank TelGraham341
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Reliving how it used to be. The family are very informative and have lived it so are passionate when they retell their story. A great venue and well worth a visit

Thank shelaghknight
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Nice couple of hours spent here. Informative, disturbing and realistic. The first part of the guided tour was presented by a man who actually grew up on this site adding a realism to the experience. The second was by a very knowledgeable young man. The...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What an amazing find - everyone from the official guide (surely he should be in politics!) to the receptionist were so friendly and knowledgeable As for the numerous displays? Excellent. After the tour finished we were left to our own devices to stroll back past/through...More

Thank Gxgerry
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ken m
22 September 2017|
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Response from Petertheclaret | Reviewed this property |
Not really the site is fairly small, you need to walk round it but not really a problem.
Ann M
13 March 2017|
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Response from jellybean498 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept stirling but will give you change back in euro or cents