Doagh Visitor Centre (Donegal) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Broderick has chosen to live in Donegal). If you do opt for Shanks's mare, wear a high-visibility vest over your clothes and walk facing oncoming traffic. Once you've made the turn follow the signs for the Famine Village for another 10 minutes or so. This road is steep in places, narrow, precarious, potholed to buggery and absolutely without warning signs. Don't even dream of taking it at less than 40mph, though, for if you do the locals will think you're coming visiting and will welcome you with tea, cake and multitudinous ginger children. Besides, after all I've just told you, you're bound to be gagging to get there. Once you've found it ... more
Customer Doagh Visitor Centre (Donegal) Reviews (2)
by - written on 22/05/10 (Very useful, 182 readings)
*This has been on Ciao, where I am tallulahbang. I've changed at least 10 words, though, so it'll be like a whole new read.* ~*~"If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks"~*~ - Brendan Behan - If you're at all well-versed in your Irish history, you'll know that at one point a few years back (the exact date escapes me just at present, but I'll Wikipedia it before the end of the review) the Irish had a bit of a famine, from which the population has never really recovered. With breathtaking originality, the Irish have taken to calling this 'The Great Famine'. Could this population disaster have been averted ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/11/01, updated on 18/11/02
In common with a great many people, I have always found it to be fascinating to discover exactly what shaped my family, and my community, into what they have become today. I am lucky enough to live within a few minutes walk of a local heritage museum (Summerlee Heritage Park) which details the rise and decline of heavy industry in West Central Scotland - the modern shaping of my particular community. The town where I live is made up of large numbers of immigrant Irish, and has been so since the mid 1800's - around the time of the Great Famine. Although Summerlee can tell me a lot about how our community has developed since the mass immigration, it does ... Read the complete review
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