Administrative Office

‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’

The 2016 “Let’s Talk about Drugs” National Youth Media Awards was officially launched in the Department of Education Clock Tower Building.. Last years event was launched by Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, T.D. This year Miriam O’Callaghan from RTE will be the guest of honour at the launch. The awards are primarily aimed at […]

Administrative Office

Sport4Life Conference & Expo

The first Sport4Life Conference and Expo will be held in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal on the 13th-15th November 2015 The concept for Sport4Life arose out of discussions to market the Twin Towns as an ideal location to host conferences, given its accommodation capacity, world-class conference facilities all located in an area which […]

Abbey VS

Young Americans

The Young Americans are making a return visit to the Abbey Vocational School this coming January. They will arrive on Friday, 29th January to stage a series of performing arts workshops, which culminate in two performances. The Young Americans is a non profit organisation founded in 1962, by Milton C Anderson, are a voice, music, […]

Darragh Harkin, Tanya Morrison, Thomas Boyle and Michelle Bradley
Crana College

Crana College student to participate in the National Parent’s Council Conference

Crana College pupil to represent Transition Year students at the National Parent’s Council Conference Darragh Harkin, a TY student at Crana College, was approached by Transition Year Ireland and invited to participate at the National Parent’s Council Conference in the INEC, Killarney this coming weekend. His selection was based on the online blogging which he […]

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Coláiste na Carraige

Coláiste na Carraige students win the European Youth Start Entrepreneurship Award

Huge congratulations to the the five students from Coláiste na Carraige who have triumphed to win the overall European Youth Start Entrepreneurship Award in Budapest on Saturday 7th November with their project called ‘Milseog na Mara’ (Desserts of the Sea) which is the production of tasty treats using seaweed (Carrageen Moss).  As well as achieving […]

Crana College

Annual Cunningham Essay Competition

Congratulations to Fifth Year student Claire Barron from Crana College on winning the 2015 Cunningham Essay Competition. This competition is open to all Fifth Year students in Inishowen. Claire won €500 and is pictured receiving her cheque from Mr Paul O Connor from the Finucane Centre, Derry. Also pictured are members of the Cunnningham family, […]

Aisling Davis, Nicole Mc Laughlin, Ms O'Regan
Finn Valley College

Literary Accolades for Finn Valley Students

The Allingham 2015 Secondary Schools Fiction & Poetry competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to Nicole Mc Laughlin, who won 1st prize in the U19 Flash Fiction section with her story ‘LITTLE RED RIDING HOODIE’ and to Aisling Davis who won second prize in the U13 poetry section with her poem ‘THE LITTLE YELLOW FLOWER’ […]

Finner Camp Bundoran, Co. Donegal:   Defence Forces participate in Skills for Work Course
Learning for Living

Military Precision in Donegal ETB’s Adult Education Centre, Ballyshannon

With the support of Paul Crawford, Personnel Support Service Officer, Finner, Skills for Work and Donegal ETB’s Adult Education Service’s Learning for Living Programme delivered a very successful training programme to 18 members of the Defence Forces from Finner Camp in Bundoran, Co. Donegal. The course, which followed a national pilot, was delivered over 4 […]