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 25 Sep 2020

Alpha Online – Donabate Parish 2020

Is your experience of the world at the moment stirring questions, about the value of life or your value as a person?   Are you wondering about who God or Jesus is for you?   Are you questioning if the … Continue reading


Fri 11 Sep 2020

CROSSCARE Collection – 19/20 September

CROSSCARE have provided Donation envelopes in aid of their Annual Collection.  Envelopes are available at the church doors.  Your support will be very much appreciated.


Fri 28 Aug 2020

Season of Creation 2020

Season of Creation 2020 1 September – 4 October 2020 – (Feast of St. Francis of Assisi)  The Season of Creation is marked throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October (Feast of St. Francis of Assisi) and … Continue reading


Parish Notices 26/27 September 2020

In light of the new Government restrictions for Dublin, there will be no public Masses in the parishes of Donabate, Portrane or Balheary until further notice. Masses from St. Patrick’s Church will be streamed on our webcam ( https://churchmedia.tv/camera/st-patricks-church-donabate ) as follows: … 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