Donabate, Portrane & Balheary Parish

We would like to extend our welcome to you to the parish of Donabate Portrane and Balheary and to introduce the church services available to you and your family. This website has been developed to present helpful information and a sense of belonging. It is also an invitation to become involved at some level in the life of the parish and to use your talents in the service of others. Whether you have lived here for many years or have recently moved here does not matter; you are currently part of a welcoming and caring faith community.

Current News

Wed 21 Oct 2015

Celebrating World Mental Health Day – Saturday 10 October 2015

Donabate Parish celebrating World Mental Health Day with guest speaker Mickey Harte, Tyrone Football Manager. World Mental Health Day Mass celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 6.30 pm was recorded and may be viewed on      

Tue 29 Sep 2015

Golden Jubliee Celebration

Congratulations to Fr. Pat Hannon on his Golden Jubliee. Fr. Pat’s Golden Jubliee Mass held on Saturday 26 September at 6.30 pm was recorded and may be viewed on  

Wed 1 Jul 2015

A Letter of Pope Francis to Everyone in the World

A Letter of Pope Francis to Everyone in the World Laudato Si’ is a letter to the whole of humanity, addressed not just to the people of our community but to all people of the world. It is a call … Continue reading

Parish Notices

CROSSCARE Drug & Alcohol Programme Inform yourself about drugs, alcohol and prevention – Know where to find help, when needed.   Crosscare Drug & Alcohol Programme is a resource to parishes in the Dublin Diocese.  Contact 01 836 0911 or email:  … Continue reading

Child Protection Policy Statement

We in the Parish of Donabate, Portrane and Balheary value and encourage the participation of children and young people in parish liturgies and in activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights … Continue reading