|Saint Columba's Churchyard, Drung|
Also known as: Drung Catholic Churchyard, Drung, Saint Columba's Churchyard
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St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church and Churchyard is located in County Donegal, Ireland on the R238 road about 3 miles north of Quigley's Point. It is in a slightly elevated position and has commanding views over Lough Foyle towards Magilligan Strand in Northern Ireland.
St. Columba's Church, Drung was build in 1871 close to the site of an earlier church and dedicated on Sunday October 5th 1871 by the Most Rev. Dr Kelly, Bishop of Derry. The Parish Priest was the Rev. Michael Farnan. The area of Drung was then part of the present parish of Lower Moville. The contractor's price was reputed to be £1100 and £430 was collected on the day the church was dedicated. The builders were Messrs Gallagher & Sons, Strand Road, Derry.
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