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 …

  Jesus’ Teaching about His Return Matthew 24 Some people steer clear of a passage like Matthew 24 because they find the ideas alarming or difficult to understand.  This is sad and unwise for there are important truths here Christians need to know and take to heart. As always the context gives important clues.  This […]

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Notice Board

Sadly the Government’s moving of Donegal to Level 3 due to the increase in Covid infections means we cannot hold services in our meeting house for a few weeks. We will continue to post Scripture and Prayer online. Let’s all continue to be patient and careful and remember in thought and prayer those most vulnerable, lonely and naturally anxious. The Lord is our Shepherd!
Andrew and Hazel

Minister Emeritus Rev J Lamont plans to publish a third book.  Anyone wishing to contribute towards printing costs is invited to contact our treasurer.

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.