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 7 Dec 2018

Parish Office Closed

The Parish Office will be closed Friday 14 & Monday 17 December.


Wed 5 Dec 2018

Mass in St. Ita’s Church

Due to St. Ita’s Church being painted, there will be no 9.30 Mass this Sunday 9 December and Sunday 16 December.  Sorry for any inconvience.


Fri 30 Nov 2018

Sacrament of Reconciliation

A communal Penitential Service in preparation for Christmas will be celebrated on Monday 17 December at 8 pm in Donabate Church.


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