Donabate, Portrane & Balheary Parish

Registered Charity Number: 20016166

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 16 Feb 2024

Lenten Programme in St. Patrick’s Church during Lent after 10am Mass unless there is a Funeral

Monday – Guided Stations of the Cross Tuesday – Holy Hour of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Wednesday – Guided Stations of the Cross Thursday … Continue reading

Wed 31 Jan 2024

Ecological Action Plan


Thu 26 Oct 2023

Five First Saturdays Devotion

5 FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTION  will continue in our church on Saturday next February 3rd starting @9.30am with The Rosary.  This devotion was requested by Our … Continue reading

Fri 6 Oct 2023

Synodal Newsletter 29 October 2023

Synod Newsletter 29 October 2023

Tue 3 Oct 2023

Ecological Action Plan

response to fingal Ecological Action plan

Parish Privacy Policy

Updated Parish Privacy Statement – 24 March 2023 This privacy statement outlines how Donabate, Portrane & Balheary Parish manages the information you provide while using … Continue reading

Parish Notices 2/3 March 2024

Maranatha – the second of our 3 special Confirmation preparation Maranatha events takes place on Friday next, 1st March, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in St. Patrick’s Church and will also … 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 … Continue reading

Dublin Diocesan Synodal Pathway

Pope Francis is inviting all Catholics, the baptised and anyone of good faith all across the world to take part in a time of listening … Continue reading