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 1 Jul 2015

A Letter of Pope Francis to Everyone in the World

A Letter of Pope Francis to Everyone in the World Laudato Si’ is a letter to the whole of humanity, addressed not just to the people of our community but to all people of the world. It is a call … Continue reading

Fri 29 May 2015

Exam Mass Communion Reflection

Exam Mass Communion Reflection Don’t undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each one of us is special Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important. Only you know what … Continue reading

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Dublin Diocesan Notices

Cancellation of Safeguarding Awareness Training Unfortunately, we have had to postpone the Safeguarding Awareness training on Saturday 5th September. The replay of the Dublin/Mayo GAA semi-final match has been scheduled for that day and access to Croke Park would be … Continue reading

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