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 …

John 3  Nicodemus   It’s trendy these days to call yourself an atheist, to say you believe there is no god.  Still, lots of people want to believe in something, so beyond the idols of this world we profess to hope in a benevolent ‘higher power’ of some kind and this gives us comfort, especially […]

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Notice Board

From 3-10 February, the Moderator is inviting us to join together in a special time of prayer. Taking his theme ‘Building relationships – Christ’s love compels us’, Dr McMullen places emphasis on our personal walk with Jesus Christ: “I am mindful that the Christian life rises and falls at the point of the devotional. During the week, I would encourage you individually, therefore, to take some extra time to be still in God’s presence and to wait upon him.”

Further information and daily videos can be found on

DAY 1 | Read Psalm 84: ‘Building relationships as we prepare for worship.’ The psalmist speaks of his longing for the courts of the Lord. Read More

Bible Studies will recommence during February. Further details to follow.

The Sacrament of Communion will take place on Sunday 13th January 2019

Church Service

at 10.30 am
During July and August, the service will begin at 10.15 am and tea/coffee will be served afterwards.