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 9 Jul 2021

Donabate Mass Intentions Monday 2 – Friday 6 August 2021

Monday 2 August                  Mass for the People                                          Months Mind:  Brian Pownall          Tuesday 3 August        Anniversary:       Bernie & Eddie Byrne     Wednesday 4 August            Special Intention   Thursday 5 August       Recently Deceased:  Tommy Murphy   Friday 6 August            … Continue reading


Mon 5 Jul 2021

Mass Intentions – Donabate Portrane & Balheary ~Saturday/Sunday 31 July/1 August 2021

Saturday 31 July           6.30           Anniversary:       Martin & Robert Callaghan Brian & Anne Ratcliffe                         Sunday 1 August 9.30                     Anniversary:       Thomas, Annie, Bridie, Gertie & John Harford     11.00                   Recently Deceased:  James Gallagher,                              Henry McMahon, Veronica … Continue reading


Wed 5 May 2021

Re-opening of our Church for Mass with a Congregation of 50

Good news! We are delighted to welcome you back to daily Mass at 10 am and weekend Masses, with a congregation of 50, in line with  Health & Safety Guidelines. From Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May, Mass with a … Continue reading


Parish Notices Sunday 1 August ~Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time~

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has recommenced in St. Patrick’s Church every Friday from 12 noon to 4.30pm. We invite you to spend some quiet time in the company of Jesus. Reminder of Sunday Mass times: Just a little reminder of … 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