Children’s Activities

Kids activities in and around Creeslough and Dunfanaghy.

Looking for children activities in and around Creeslough and Dunfanaghy. Check out this list of local activities you can sign the kids up to to keep the busy and active.

GAA: Football

Gaelic Football training for boys and girls. Training is on at the Bridge in Dunfanaghy. The children play for the local team St. Michael’s GAA club. Various ages catered for. Contact Minor Board Secretary (Annemarie) for further information.


Cranford Athletics club based in Cranford Donegal, running for over 50 years. Caters for boys and girls. Contact Eamon Giles 074 9153665 or email for membership details. 

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Speech and Drama

McGrath Speech and Drama classes are held in Creslough in the Massinass Hall . The classes cater for children from 5 years up. Classes are on Mondays between 5-8pm. Contact Emma on 086 306 2156 for further information.

Dunfanaghy Youths Football

Football training for girls and boys based in Dunfanaghy. Training is held in Creeslough and Dunfanaghy for ages 5+. Contact 087 741 4559 for more information on training times. 

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Swimming Lessons

Tonnota Swimming lessons in the Shandon during the winter months and at Marble Hill during the summer months. Contact Triona on 086 107  7380.

Magherabeg Leisure Centre Downings. Contact Magherabeg Downings for swimming lessons timetable 0749154524.

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Creeslough Youth Club

Runs every Wednesday 6-7:30pm for 5th and 6th Class girls and boys. Held in in the Massinass Hall. Runs on a first come basis.

Irish Dancing

Annemarie Mc Clafferty School of Irish Dancing runs in the Masinass Hall every Tuesday from 4pm. Contact Annemarie on 087 926 7968. 

Irish Dancing


Fitness and play in a non competitive environment for girls and boys ages 3+. Runs every Thursday in the Massinass Hall.  For enquiries contact Declan on 085 103 0252.

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Dunfanaghy Boxing Club

Underage boxing training is held in Dunfanaghy in the Ozanum Centre. Monday’s and Wednesdays 7-8pm for 7-10 year old boys and girls. The boxing training for those aged 10 years and older is on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8pm. Classes open to all.

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Dunfanaghy Badminton Club

Girls and boys Badminton training and competitions for 7 years plus. 

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Living the rural Life in Donegal, raising children and writing about my local area.