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 4 Apr 2014

Easter Schedule

St. Patrick’s Parish Donabate, Portrane & Balheary  Easter Arrangements 2014   We invite you to be with us as we celebrate Holy Week in our Parish   We hope that this Easter will bring new beginnings, new hope and new … Continue reading


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


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