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

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


Fri 2 Oct 2020

Make A Difference (MAD)

My MAD Ecological Handprint


Fri 25 Sep 2020

Alpha Online – Donabate Parish 2020

Is your experience of the world at the moment stirring questions, about the value of life or your value as a person?   Are you wondering about who God or Jesus is for you?   Are you questioning if the … Continue reading


Parish Notices 17/18 October 2020

Mission Sunday collection will be held next weekend 17/18 October.  World Mission Sunday is Pope Francis’ annual appeal for spiritual and financial support so the life-giving work of overseas missionaries can continue.  Your support of World Mission Sunday will play … 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