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 9 May 2014

Blessing of Graves 2014

Friday 18 July @ 3 pm St. Ita's Cemetery   Saturday 19 July @ 3pm St. Catherines Cemetery, Portrane   Saturday 19 July @ 4 pm Donabate Old Cemetery   Sunday 20 July @ 3.30 pm Donabate Cemetery


Fri 14 Jun 2013

Prayer for Life

Choose Life:  Prayer for the Child in the Womb  Lord Jesus,  you are the source and lover of life. Reawaken in us respect for every human life. Help us to see in each child the marvelous work of our Creator. … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

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