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


Attention students, parents and guardians. Below are the dates that students will be returning to school in Crana College for the 2019-2020 academic year. #BackToSchool

Today is #LoveDonegal day online and we love supporting the people and communities of our wonderful county and it’s islands to reach their education and training goals each year, all 26,000 of them! #WeAreDonegalETB #LoveDonegal #DunNanGallAbu 💚💛

Attention LC and LCA Students. Applications to view LC and LCA scripts must be made through the Candidate Self Service Portal by the deadline of 5pm on Friday 16th August.

Congratulations from our Chief Executive @AnneMcHugh4 to our post-primary students and adult learners who have received their #LeavingCert results today. 👏👏👏
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We are extremely proud of all of our students today. We are here for support and advice over the coming days. A special mention to ⭐️Stephen Timlin ⭐️ who received in excess of 600 points.Amazing achievement by all our students, we will miss you and we wish you all the very best!

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