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Churchill, County Donegal

 

Churchill, County Donegal

For other places and people of the same name, see Churchill (disambiguation).
Church Hill
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Churchill, County Donegal
Church Hill
Church Hill
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 54°59′26″N 7°53′40″W / 54.99055°N 7.89452°W / 54.99055; -7.89452Coordinates: 54°59′26″N 7°53′40″W / 54.99055°N 7.89452°W / 54.99055; -7.89452

Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Donegal
Government
 • Dáil Éireann Donegal North–East
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Area code(s) 074
Irish Grid Reference C068159

Church Hill, historically known as Minalaban[1] (Irish: Mín an Lábáin), is a small village located 8 miles from County Donegal's largest town of Letterkenny, Ireland. The village's name is derived from its location on a small hilltop.

The village boasts a post office, one grocery shop, a take away and three pubs. The local Catholic church is located a mile away while there is a Church of Ireland located in the village itself.

Churchill Fair

The fair takes place on the third weekend in July.

Places of interest

Nearby attractions include the Colmcille Heritage Centre, the Glebe House and Gallery, Glenveagh Castle and Newmills Corn and Flax Mills.

People

The landscape and portrait painter Derek Hill lived and worked in Churchill until 1954. He presented his house and his art collection to the Irish state in 1981.

See also

  • List of populated places in Ireland
  • Churchhill railway station

References

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