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

Wed 3 Mar 2021

ALONE Support Line for Older People

If you have concerns or queries about COVID-19 call ALONE’s dedicated support line everyday, 8am – 8pm.  0818 222 024 To volunteer your help, visit

Tue 9 Feb 2021

Parish Office – Open 10am – 12 noon

The Parish Office is open from 10am to 12 noon each day until further notice.  You may book Masses and Mass Cards at the parish office, ideally if you pre-order by emailing to avoid delay when calling to the … Continue reading

Thu 31 Dec 2020

Level 5 Restrictions 2021

Due to the current Level 5 restrictions there will be no Mass with a congregation in Portrane, Balheary and Donabate.  Mass will be celebrated online on Please join us online each weekday at 10 am and Saturday evening at … Continue reading

Parish Notices Sunday 11 April 2021 ~Second Sunday of Easter~

Easter Dues may be handed in during the coming week. Trocaire Boxes may be handed into the Parish Office during the coming week. Virtual Pilgrimage to Knock – Youth Programme: As part of the upcoming Diocesan virtual pilgrimage to Knock … 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