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 3 Apr 2020

RTE Broadcast

RTÉ broadcasting output of liturgies during Holy Week 2020  Palm Sunday 5 April 1100-1150       Mass on Palm Sunday.  Rev Professor Michael Mullaney, President of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, celebrates Mass in the Kairos chapel studio, Maynooth, Co Kildare, with music from internationally  acclaimed … Continue reading


Fri 3 Apr 2020

Holy Week – Thursday 9 – Sunday 12 April

Holy Week 9 – 11 April Thursday, Friday & Saturday, there will be no morning Mass. Holy Thursday 9 April Mass of the Lord’s Supper Donabate @ 7.30 p.m.   Good Friday 10 April Children’s Stations of the Cross will … Continue reading


Fri 3 Apr 2020

Thought for the Week

  Dear Parishioners, Thinking of all of you at this time and wishing you well and healthy. Just to let you know that you are all being held in prayer and love. When I thought about this time the word … 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