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

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Baptism Dates – November 2019 – June 2020

  November     Sunday 3 & 17 Saturday 23   December     Sunday 1 & 15 Saturday 21   January   Sunday 5 Saturday 25     February   Sunday 2 Saturday 22     March     … Continue reading

Mon 30 Sep 2019


From Monday 14 October until Friday 22 November, the parish office will only be open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 noon.  Sorry for any inconvenience.    

Thu 27 Jun 2019


KNOW YOUR FAITH                                                                         join     PATHWAYS: EXPLORING FAITH AND MINISTRY An Adult Faith Development Programme Application is now open for the next intake of participants for Pathways. The programme begins this year in Holy Cross College, on Thursday 26th. September … 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