Doagh Famine Village tells the story of Irish life from the Great Famine of the 1840s through until the present day.
The tour guides will take you on a journey showing how families and communities have lived on the edge generation after generation, adapting and surviving as the environment and society around the local area changed over the years.
A combination of informative storytelling and life size exhibits, the famine village provides an informative, thought-provoking and at times humorous looks at Irish life.
Attractions include original thatched Irish cottages (inhabited as recently as the 1980s), an Eviction Scene, Orange Hall, Republican Safe House and Irish Wake House amongst others. Doagh Famine Village is visited by thousands of visitors from all walks of life, all ages and from all across the world every year.
There are tour guide books available in a number of different languages for those visiting from the most frequent countries the visitors come from.
Whether visiting on your own, with friends or family, as part of a large group or with a coach party, the experience at Doagh Famine Village is equally enjoyable and well worth the journey.
With regular tours throughout the day, 7 days a week and predominantly undercover it is an ideal place to visit any time and regardless of the weather.
The new purpose-built visitors centre has some splendid views out across the bay to Malin, the Five Finger Strand and out across the Atlantic Ocean at the end of the Wild Atlantic Way.
The visitors centre has ample facilities with toilets and baby changing areas and houses a cafe where you can grab a bite to eat or quick refreshments before or after your visit.