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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  • Visited yesterday (24th September), two adults. Amazing setting and scenery, absolutely gorgeous area of Donegal. The Famine Village tour was conducted by a very knowledgeable young man whose family.....  more »
  • One of the best museums I’ve ever been to. So informative, staff so friendly. Reasonable priced. Would definitely put it on your to do list if visiting this beautiful country.  more »
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