Minister – Rev Andrew Watson

Welcome! Dunfanaghy is one of the most north-westerly Presbyterian congregations in Ireland.   “Donegal” is sometimes known as the “fort of the foreigner”, the place where visitors are assured of a warm welcome. I hope this website gives you a ‘flavour’ of our life and work.  While many find the “History” of interest, you can […]

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Meeting House Stone Placard


A carefully researched exploration of our history, ‘Dunfanaghy’s Presbyterian Congregation and Its Times’ (PDF, 3.8Mb), a retrospect, was published in May 1978 by Colan MacArthur MA. Records mention a Presbyterian community and Minister in 1679, however, the Scots Plantations in the area of Dunfanaghy, date from around 1610/1611 and “Presbyterian” clergy were in the Raphoe […]

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And also …

‘Thoughtlife’. There’s no doubt Jesus set the bar very high when it comes to our behaviour. In his famous Sermon on the Mount He said unless our righteousness exceeds that of the super-religious Pharisees we would never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5 v 20) He continues that we may be judged not just […]

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Notice Board

The Meeting House was again decorated beautifully and imaginatively for Harvest Thanksgiving today. We sang Psalm 100 and classic harvest hymns including ‘We plough the fields’, ‘Come ye thankful people come’ and ‘For the fruits of His creation’. More photos in the Gallery.

Sunday 17th September had our meeting house filled with hearty praise led by friends from Limavady Big Band who were playing at the Dunfanaghy Jazz and Blues Festival that weekend.

A short video clip can be viewed on Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church Facebook page. You can listen to the service by clicking the link below. (note: ‘Happy Feet’ was released by Warner Bros and not Disney)

The Bible Study will be held in Dunfanaghy Church Hall and The Bewglas Centre, Carrigart. Everyone is most welcome.

6th October Carrigart
13th October Dunfanaghy
3rd November Carrigart
17th November Dunfanaghy
1st December Carrigart
15th December Dunfanaghy

Church Service

at 10.30 am