Owned and managed by singer/songwriter Patsy Cavanagh, The Cairn is noted for its warm welcome to all who visit.
Through the Ages Display
From the Celts to the recent past, see and hear of the way of life at other times in our history.
Incorporating the use of life size figures, miniature countryside and housing to provide the visitor with a virtual walk through time,this is a wonderful experience for children and adults alike.
Early settlers to the Celts: From the clearing of the land to the wisdom of the Celts experience how each new people contributed to the formation of our land.
Christianity to the Vikings:From the first missionaries to the Battle of Clontarf, Hear the story of the early monks,the first Viking invaders and the terror that they caused.
See the layout of the Viking town and learn how to read the runestone.
The Plantation to The Famine: One of the saddest periods in a troubled history,when thousands upon thousands died of disease and hunger and this coupled with emigration led to the population of Ireland being reduced by almost a half.
Learn of the Battering Ram and the booley house
In the early 1900s Moville Bay was the anchorage for the American bound liners and emigrants from all over Donegal and Northern Ireland sailed down the Foyle on their journey to America.
Listen as “Bridget” relates her experience of leaving Moville in the mid 1920s
The Cairn Theatre Group Summer Musical
Through a blend of traditional and original music and song, drama and dance the story will relate the hopes and dreams of those who sailed on the greatest ship on the ocean.
A fine evenings entertainment is guarenteed
Enquiries Tel: 0749381104