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

Wed 31 Aug 2022

Season of Creation Thursday 1 September – Sunday 4 October 2022

Resources for the Season of Creation 2022 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference Season of Creation – The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic … Continue reading


Fri 26 Aug 2022

Annual Legion of Mary Knock Pilgrimage – Sunday 25 September 2022

We wish all travelling on the Knock Pilgrimage today a safe, pleasant and prayerful journey.


Sun 26 Jun 2022

PARISH SYNODAL GATHERINGS FEEDBACK

In preparation for the upcoming Synod next year – a major gathering of the world’s bishops and other members of the Church – Pope Francis … Continue reading


Parish Notices Saturday 24/25 September 2022

Thank you to all who contributed to the CROSSCARE collection last weekend.  The amount collected was €846. We wish all travelling on the Knock Pilgrimage … 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 … Continue reading

Dublin Diocesan Synodal Pathway

Pope Francis is inviting all Catholics, the baptised and anyone of good faith all across the world to take part in a time of listening … Continue reading