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 28 Mar 2017

Easter Schedule 2017

  St. Patrick’s Parish Donabate, Portrane & Balheary  Easter Arrangements 2017 Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) Sunday 9th April Masses the same as the normal Saturday/Sunday Schedule   Communal Rite of Reconciliation – Monday 10 April @ 8.00 pm   Easter … Continue reading


Thu 2 Mar 2017

Blessing of the Graves 2017

Friday 14 July @ 3 pm – St. Ita’s Cemetery, Portrane Saturday 15 July @ 3 pm – St. Catherine’s Cemetery Portrane Saturday 15 July @ 4 pm – Donabate Old Cemetery (beside Parish Hall) Sunday 16 July @ 3.30 … Continue reading


Tue 14 Feb 2017

Parish Youth Group

Aiming to serve and support young people (13-30) in their faith through a mixture of Spiritual, Serious, Service & Social activities. Latest News!  Exam Mass – 3rd Level and professional exams All those facing 3rd level and professional exams and … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

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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