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 5 Jan 2017

Mass of Remembrance – Sunday 5 February

On Sunday 5 February in St. Patrick’s Church Donabate, we will celebrate a Mass of Remembrance for all children who died before or after birth, recently or in the distant past. Our speaker this year will be Deirdre Ni Chinneide … Continue reading


Fri 23 Dec 2016

Christmas Mass Bouquet Intentions

Christmas Mass Bouquet Intentions   Joan Kennedy Special Intentions Mary Ryan Marron Family Patricia Naughton & Family Ann Monaghan Peggy McPartlan Nellie McGrath Special Intentions Tom & Mary Noreen & Paddy McGrath Jackie & James & Family Chris Parkes Andy … Continue reading


Fri 23 Dec 2016

Christmas Mass Intentions

Parish of St. Patrick’s Donabate Portrane & Balheary     2016 Christmas Mass Intentions   Peadar Farrell James & Catherine Byas Thomas & Elizabeth Farrell Mary O’Mara Peggy & Pierce Reilly Donal O’Connell James O’Connell Cyril, Mary & John Finnegan … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

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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