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


Delighted to have contributed to @ETBI_ICT's conference today through our @cranacollege Principal and other staff, looking at an inclusive approach to using #edtech in the classroom and @Education_Ire's Digital Strategy to 2027.
#ETBIEdTechConf22 #GoFurtherWithDonegalETB

ETBI Schools ICT Conference @ETBI_ICT

Panel discussion underway now @ETBIreland #ETBIEdTechConf22

⭐️Caitlin Strain fundraiser⭐️

Crana College Staff and students are having a sponsored walk on Thursday 6th October in order to raise funds for Caitlin Strains treatment. Caitlin is the daughter of staff member Dr. Thomas Strain.

🇮🇪🇮🇪 Ireland V Armenia 🇮🇪🇮🇪

Crana College Students at the Aviva this evening! Have a great time everyone. ⚽️☘️ #COYBIG #greenarmy #ireland

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