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

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Rebecca Fokchet – RIP

We the people of the parish offer sincere condolences to Fr. Augustine on the sudden death of his mother in Nigeria.  Our prayerful best wishes and support go out to him and his family at this sad time.  You may leave … Continue reading


Fri 3 Jul 2020

Mass Intentions Saturday 8 – August 2020

Mass Intentions St. Patrick’s Donabate – Saturday 8 – Sunday 16 August 2020   Saturday 8   10.00 AM   Special Intention Joseph   Saturday 8   6.30 PM   John Stokes (Remembrance) Belinda MacCarrick (Remembrance)   Sunday 9   … Continue reading


Fri 26 Jun 2020

Mass Leaflet 8/9 August 2020

Sunday Mass Leaflet 9 August 2020


Parish Notices 8/9 August 2020

Saturday 15 August is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Mass will be celebrated in Donabate at 10 am. Due to the current restrictions and there being no Weekend Mass leaflets available with the Sunday Readings, … 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