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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Easter Day 2017 saw our little churches in Dunfanaghy and Carrigart filled to capacity and even overflowing with worshippers of all ages.  We enjoyed the hearty singing of classic hymns such as ‘Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son’, supplemented with the majestic ‘In Christ alone my hope is found’.  We even rocked out to […]

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McBrien wedding 2

Congratulations to Alan Clarke and Clare McBrien on the occasion of their wedding in Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church on Friday 26th May 2017.  We wish them God’s blessing in their life together.


On Friday 2nd June our Bible Study will take place in the Bewglas Centre, Carrigart, at 8.00 pm.  Everyone is very welcome.

An Evening with John Schmid, country gospel artist.  16th May 2017 at 7.30 pm in St John’s Church Hall, Ballymore.  Admission 10 Euro at the door.  Donation after costs to Dunfanaghy Family Resource Centre.  Tel: 0851231274 for further information.

Church Service

at 10.30 am