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 29 Jan 2016

First Penance

A celebration of First Penance will be celebrated next Saturday 6 February at 11 am in Donabate Church for St. Patrick’s Boys preparing for First Holy Communion.


Fri 29 Jan 2016

Mass of Remembrance

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Thu 26 Nov 2015

Newsletter 7 February 2016

Mass Intentions Anniversary:  May Maher Dermot Kelly, Frank Shortall Stephen McDermot, Edward Grace Mary McAllister, Tom Doyle Mary & John Lawless Eileen & Josie Butterly Deceased members of the Foley Family (Kinsealy), Doris Denvir Bridget & John Carroll & Family … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

  • 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