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Welcome to one of Ireland's most unique & popular attractions!

Visited by thousands from across the world every year.

The tour takes you on a journey through the history of Ireland

From the famine in the 1840s up until today's economic difficulties.

Telling the story of Ireland as it was, from all perspectives.

An informative, thought-provoking but at times humourous look at Irish life.


WE ARE NOW OPEN
(17th March - 31st October 2016)
  • Open 7 days a week
  • From 10am until 5pm
  • Admission: €6 per person
    Under 12s: €4
    Under 4s: FREE
Tel: +353 (0) 74 93 78078

Visitors Info

General admission is €6 per person. Admission for U12s is €4 and Under 4s are FREE.

Admission includes a guided tour.

Refreshments are available in our newly opened Visitors Centre where our cafe will be open for you to enjoy the view out across the bay to the Five Finger Strand at Malin.

You are welcome to stay as long as you wish in the center.

Guided tours start from 10.30am with the final tour starting at 4.30pm, except for a Friday when the last tour starts at 2.00pm.


Check out the links below for Places to Stay as well as Local Attractions to make the best of your visit to the area.

Click on any of the following commonly asked questions to help you find out more about us before you visit.

The guided tour last approximately 45mins. The last tours starts at 4.30pm.

Doagh Famine Village runs from around March until September/October each year. It is open 7 days a week from 10am until 5.30pm during the season. Exact dates will be confirmed shortly. These dates and times are subject to change.

Yes, we have baby changing facilities on site. The majority of the attraction is under cover also, to help protect them from the elements regardless of the weather.

That is up to you. You are welcome to stay as long as you like to browse the entire site at your leisure, take photographs or enjoy some refreshments before heading off.

Regardless of your interests, level of fitness or age Inishowen offers a variety of things to see and do. For a selection of these you can check out our list of Local Attrations or visit the local tourist website Visit Inishowen.

You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodation in this area. From hotels to Guesthouses or holiday homes to let Inishowen has it all. We have compiled a list of some accommodation in and around Inishowen but the choice is yours, view Places to Stay.

Please do not hesitate to give us a call on +353 (0) 74 93 78078 if we can be of any further assistance.

Coach & Group Tours

An essential stop on any tour of Ireland.

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Booking in advance essenetial for coaches.

Overseas Visitors

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Suitable in all weather as mostly under cover.    Wheelchair Accessible.    Baby Changing & Toilet Facilities