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

Deputy Principal: Sinead Anderson

Administrator: Cathy Doherty


Today we welcomed back all year groups to Crana College and there was great energy around the building again. Now more than ever it is so important for everyone to adhere to the Covid regulations we have in place at school. #CranaCollege #KeepSafe 🏫 📚 🚍📐🎓🧑🏻‍🏫👨‍🏫

1/3 Are you working in the education sector and looking to improve your Irish language skills to seek new opportunities? Or, are you currently considering or completing your Postgraduate Qualification in Education and need to obtain an Irish language qualification? If so, apply

As we welcome students back tomorrow please remember Crana College is a nut free school. We encourage you not send any nut based products with your child as we have several students with severe allergies. Any queries contact Mr. McArt HSCL on 0877806942

A concert for Caitlin. Please show your support as Caitlin begins her treatment in Germany this week. Wishing wee Caitlin, Thomas and the family the very best wishes during this challenging time. 💚

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