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 …

Sunday 29th March Corona Crisis (Read Isaiah 26 and Matthew 6 vs 5-13) So how are the self-isolation and social distancing going in your home? ‘Cabin fever’ hasn’t hit us too badly yet, though to date both cars are washed, the garden fence is repainted and my wife has washed every garment in the house […]

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Notice Board

We plan to live stream our morning service (10.15 am in August, 10.30 am from September) on Dunfanaghy’s Facebook page.  It will also be recorded and uploaded to the website later.





Thanks to everyone who helped make it possible for us to reopen today for worship.


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.