Donabate, Portrane & Balheary Parish

Registered Charity Number: 20016166

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 9 Jul 2021

Donabate Mass Intentions Monday 27 September – Friday 1 October 2021

Donabate 10.00am Daily Mass  Monday 27 September Mass for the People Months Mind:  Girlie Pownall Anniversary:  Mainey Lawrence   Tuesday 28 September Recently Deceased:         Henry McMahon   Wednesday 29 September Remembrance:        Ann Bernadette Lawrence Anniversary:  Peggy & Jim Connolly          … Continue reading


Mon 5 Jul 2021

Mass Intentions – Donabate Portrane & Balheary ~Saturday/Sunday 25/26 September 2021

Portrane – 9.30 Recently Deceased:  Mick Fox    Donabate – 6.30 Anniversary:  Maisie & Pat Carton   Donabate – 11.00 Anniversary:    Mary & Henry McFadden, Matthew Doyle, Declan Sullivan Recently Deceased:         Mick Fox, Henry McMahon, Tommy Murphy, Mary Kelly, Kevin … Continue reading


Wed 5 May 2021

Re-opening of our Church for Mass

Good news! We are delighted to welcome you back to daily Mass at 10 am and weekend Masses, with a congregation of 90, in line with  Health & Safety Guidelines. From Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, Mass with a … Continue reading


Parish Notices Sunday 26 September ~Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time~

Thank you to all who contributed to the CROSSCARE collection last weekend.  The amount collected was €300. Maranatha – our October Maranatha hour of song, reflection and prayers in the presence of the blessed sacrament, will take place on Friday next, … 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