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 19 Jun 2019

Cemetery Sunday & Blessing of the Graves

Friday 19 July @ 3 pm – Blessing of Graves – St. Ita’s Cemetery, Portrane Saturday 20 July @ 3 pm – Blessing of Graves – St. Catherines Cemetery, Portrane Saturday 20 July @ 4 pm – Blessing of Graves … 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


Tue 14 Feb 2017

Parish Youth Group

Aiming to serve and support young people (13-30) in their faith through a mixture of Spiritual, Serious, Service & Social activities.  Latest News!  Donabate Parish Youth – Have your say survey! At Panama in Dublin Archbishop Martin challenged the young … 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