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

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Annual Youth 2000 Summer Festival

“The Annual Youth 2000 Summer Festival takes place from Thurs 7th to Sun 10th July at the Cistercian College in Mount St. Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.  It is open to all those between the ages of 16-35, it’s donation only … Continue reading


Fri 3 Jun 2016

Parish Office

The Parish Office will be closed Bank Holiday Monday 6 June and will close on Friday 10 to 24 June.  It will re-open on Monday 27 June at 9 am.


Tue 31 May 2016

Blessing Graves 2016

Friday 15 July @ 3 pm- St. Ita’s Cemetery, Portrane Saturday 16 July @ 3 pm  – St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Portrane Saturday 16 July @ 4 pm – Donabate Old Cemetery (beside Parish Hall) Sunday 17 July @ 3.30 pm … Continue reading


Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Events

    There are no upcoming events at this time.

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