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 11   Resurrection and Life. John’s Gospel teaches us to have hope. It teaches that God loves the world he created, so much He gave His Son.  And that Jesus, Himself God the Son, came in the flesh and lived among us, gave His life on the cross as the offering for human sin, and […]

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Notice Board

Bible Studies commence Friday 22nd February at 8.00 pm in Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church.  There will be 7 studies, mostly on Friday evenings, running up until Easter.  Dates and venues below:
22nd February – Dunfanaghy

Thursday 28th February – Carrigart (due to Women’s World Day of Prayer on 1st March)

8th March – Dunfanaghy

22nd March – Carrigart

29th March – Dunfanaghy

5th April – Carrigart

12th April – Dunfanaghy

Everyone very welcome, join us any week you can.  Course booklets are available, price 2 Euro.  We are using a PCI course called “Proximity – Seasons of Life”.

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.

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.