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


Wishing our senior soccer team and their manager Mr. Friel the very best of luck in the county final tomorrow. #CranaCollege #WeAreDonegalETB ⚽️💪🏼

Well done to our 2nd year students of the month for November- Caitlin McDonald, Niall Gallagher, Moya Logan, Serena Barron, Euan O’Brien. #CranaCollege #WeAreDonegalETB

Well done to our 1st year students of the month for November- Kyle Porter, Jade Robinson and Daithi McBrearty. #CranaCollege #WeAreDonegalETB

Here we go again...Buncrana...delighted to be delivering our school musical to the primary schools here in St Mary’s Hall ... #CommunityEngagement @DonegalETB @cranacollege

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