Crana College

Mission Statement: It is our mission to create a calm, caring and creative environment where all pupils are given the best opportunities to develop their potential to the full, to acquire knowledge and to adopt a positive attitude towards work, life and their community.  

We hope and encourage that everyone in Crana College, work to the best of their ability at home and in school, show respect for themselves and others, care for the school and community environment, show consideration for the health and safety of themselves and others. We seek to inspire every student to learn, to think, to care and to achieve.

Crana College is a co-educational progressive DEIS school with approximately 560 students.  We have invested heavily in ICT as a tool to support student learning, where students use a range of devices and platforms to enhance learning experiences.  We are a pilot school for DES short course Coding and continue to develop this area within our school.

The school meets the needs of the local community by offering the following range of programmes:

Programmes available

  • Junior Certificate (JC)
  • Transition Year (TY)
  • Leaving Certificate (LC)
  • Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
  • Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA)
  • Delivering Equality of Opportunity in School (DEIS)


Contact Details

Crana College
Crana Road
Co. Donegal
F93 D568

Tel: 074 9361113

Principal: Kevin Cooley

Administrator: Cathy Doherty


The winner of the €50 One4All token in the SciFest@College Evaluation Questionnaire raffle is Ava from @cranacollege. Well done to Ava and also congrats to Ava and Amy who won the Environmental Award at SciFest @LYIT. @scienceirel @IrishSciTeach @tydotie @DonegalETB #scifest2019

Have you booked a @cranacollege #summercamp place? Forms are available in the school office & local primary schools or contact the school on 0749361113 or email /
Forms must be returned to school by Fri 21 June. #WeAreDonegalETB

Load More...