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.   Feel free to browse our site, maybe get in touch and we look forward some day to welcoming you in person! […]

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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 …

 In preparation for the sacrament of (infant) baptism in October, everyone is invited to read and consider the following: Infant Baptism Baptism is a sign Jesus gave His Church to perform, a picture of the cleansing from sin and new life experienced by someone who puts their trust in Him.  For a grown up, baptism […]

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Notice Board

Kerrykeel Craft Fair and Book Launch, Saturday 1st October at 7.00 pm.

A memorial service was held in the church on Friday 16th September for our friend Peter Harscheidt from Germany. The hymns were ‘Praise to the Lord, the Almighty’ and ‘Glorious things of thee are spoken’, the Scripture readings were from Ecclesiastes 12, Psalm 23 and John 10 v 1-11. Anne Patterson played Bach’s ‘Sleepers, Wake’ cantata No. 140.  Around 60 family and friends attended to pay their respects.

Church Service