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

Thu 1 Nov 2018

St. Ita’s Allied Staff Annual Mass

St. Ita’s Allied Staff Association Annual Mass for the deceased patients and staff of St. Ita’s Hospital, Portrane will be celebrated in St. Ita’s Church on Saturday 17 November at 3 pm.


Fri 19 Oct 2018

November Annual Bereavement Mass

Our Annual Bereavement Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 25 November at 5 pm.  All our deceased who died during the year will be remembered at this Mass and a candle will be lit in remembrance.  A letter has issued … Continue reading


Tue 15 May 2018

General Data Protection Regulation

A new European Data Protection Law, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), is being introduced on 25 May 2018.  This new law applies to any organisation, including our parish that manages and processes people’s personal information.  We are now working … 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