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

Thu 8 Sep 2016

Legion of Mary trip to Knock

The Legion of Mary invites all parishioners to join them on their annual pilgrimage to Knock which will take place on Sunday September 25th. Bus will leave Portrane (hospital gates) at 7.30a.m., Donabate church at 7.40a.m. and Swords (civic offices) at 7.50a.m. Cost is €20 … Continue reading


Thu 8 Sep 2016

Youth Group

Donabate Parish Youth Group Open Day – Saturday 24 September from 5 – 6.30pm in the parish hall.  Meet new people, get info about the group and share pizza.  Open to anyone aged 13-29. Faithfest – Diocesan event for teens … Continue reading


Thu 26 Nov 2015

Newsletter 25 September 2016

Mass Intentions Anniversary:        Maisie & Pat Carton   Tony O’Connell, John & Gretta Bollard             Brigid & Martin Coyne, Frankie Leonard, Matthew Doyle,  Mary Moran                     … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

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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