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

Thu 31 Dec 2020

Level 5 Restrictions – 31 December 2020 – 31 January 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

Thu 5 Nov 2020

Children’s Newsletter

Childrens Newsletter 22nd Nov 2020

Tue 6 Oct 2020

Prayer for an End to the spread of Cononavirus

PRAYERS FOR AN END TO THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS: O Mary, you shine continuously on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick. At the foot of the Cross you … Continue reading

Parish Notices Sunday 17 January 2021 – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

The New Family Offering Envelope Boxes due to commence on Sunday 7 February are ready for collection from the Parish Office.  We ask all who help with delivering the Boxes to call to the Parish Office.  We thank you all … 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