Churchill, County Donegal

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.

Church Hill

Mín an Lábáin
Town
Churchill, County Donegal
Churchill, County Donegal
Church Hill is located in Ireland
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
CountryIreland
ProvinceUlster
CountyCounty Donegal
Government
 • Dáil ÉireannDonegal
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Area code(s)074
Irish Grid ReferenceC068159

The village has a post office, one off license, a takeaway restaurant, a tea room and two pubs. The local Catholic church is located a mile away while there is a Church of Ireland located in the village itself.

Churchill FairEdit

The fair takes place on the third weekend in July.

Places of interestEdit

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

PeopleEdit

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.

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