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


⭐️Enrolment 2022⭐️
Past Pupil Ella McLaughlin would like to share her experience of Crana College with you. #alumni #cranacollege

Enrolment details can be found on the link below:

Online Application Form link:

Our 2nd year students getting into the festive spirit making delicious Christmas Cakes. 🎄🤶🏻🎅🏻🍰🧁 #cranacollege

The winners for the November Camera club "Autumn" theme were:
1st- Susie Peoples with "Autumn in Lisnagra"
2nd- Darragh Kelly with "Autumn Trees".
Well done to you both!


Well done to our #cranacollege students and the Inishowen U15 team who came away with a 2-0 victory in their Gaynor Cup Rosebowl semi-final tie in Kildare.The girls face have the final in Limerick next Sunday. ⚽️⭐️

1/2 A number of our schools are now accepting applications for 2022-2023 - apply through the links below by the dates indicated:
- @cranacollege (by 21 December):
- @ErrigalCollege (by 28 January):

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