Donabate, Portrane & Balheary Parish

Registered Charity Number: 20016166

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 Jul 2021

Donabate Mass Intentions Monday 18 – Friday 22 October 2021

Donabate 10.00am Daily Mass  Monday 18 October Mass for the People   Tuesday 19 October Anniversary:    Jimmy Manton & Kitty Ryan    Wednesday 20 October Anniversary:    Deceased members of the Lynders Family & Danny, John & Nora Egan    Thursday … Continue reading


Mon 5 Jul 2021

Mass Intentions – Donabate Portrane & Balheary ~Saturday/Sunday 16/17 October 2021

Portrane – 9.30 Recently Deceased:   Colm O’Neill   Donabate – 6.30 Anniversary:   Kathleen Ogles & Mary Elliott Remembrance:  Mark Walsh & Alan Confrey   Donabate – 11.00 Anniversary:    Annie & Jack Doyle, Dominic & Joan Emerson    Mary Elliott, Thomas & … Continue reading


Wed 5 May 2021

Re-opening of our Church for Mass

Good news! We are delighted to welcome you back to daily Mass at 10 am and weekend Masses, with a congregation of 90, in line with  Health & Safety Guidelines. From Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, Mass with a … Continue reading


Parish Notices Sunday 17 October ~Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time~

World Mission Sunday 23/24 October, the theme this year is ‘We Cannot Remain Silent’.  Contribution envelopes will be available at the church doors.  Your support will be very much appreciated.  Next Sunday 24 October there will be no 9.30 Mass … 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