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

Fri 27 Nov 2020

Advent 2020

“We pray that our personal relationship with Jesus Christ be nourished by the Word of God and a life of prayer.” (Intention of Pope Francis for Dec 2020) Online Advent Retreats:  Unshakeable Joy – free online retreat: 26-day joy-filled digital … Continue reading


Thu 5 Nov 2020

Children’s Newsletter

Childrens Newsletter 22nd Nov 2020


Thu 22 Oct 2020

Level 5 Restrictions

Level 5 Restrictions During these challenging times of COVID 19, we are continuing to serve our parishioners in every way possible.  As we move to Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID 19, we take this opportunity to … Continue reading


Parish Notices 29 November 2020

We are delighted to announce that our Broadband has been upgraded for our live streaming of daily and weekend Masses and other celebrations. Please join us on churchmedia.tv Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards depicting the three churches is available from the … 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