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 …

The New Jerusalem Revelation 21 and 22 The final pages of the Bible offer a picture of the age to come as the ‘new Jerusalem’ a spectacular city in which God dwells with His people. The writers of the New Testament were familiar with the old Jerusalem which was a precious city but vulnerable.  It […]

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Notice Board

This morning’s service is in two parts, a live broadcast and a pre-recorded message.




News update: Cairncastle Installation date is confirmed as Sunday 6th December (evening). Dr Brian Brown, Raphoe will start as Vacancy Convenor from that date.

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.