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

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Preparing for Easter

Preparing for Easter – Lenten Readings by Fr. Joe & Fr. Pat Hannon will be held in St. Patrick’s Boys School at 8 pm on Wednesday 18th & 25th February and Wednesday 4th & 11th March.  All welcome.”Let the message … Continue reading


Fri 30 Jan 2015

Dublin Diocesan Notices

  Emmanuel 2015  The Emmanuel Concert Series with 2,200 Secondary Schools students takes place next week on March 3rd, 4th and 5th.  Tickets are now available for each night for just €10  atwww.thehelix.ie A list of schools for each night … 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