Errigal College

Mission Statement: To enable each student to achieve his/her educational potential, in partnership with parents, based on the principles of caring, dignity, mutual respect and quality.

Errigal College is a long established Vocational School which opened in September 1914, and transferred to Windyhall in September 1987. 

Errigal College is a DEIS school (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) offering all DES approved courses and also provides a suite of QQI Level 5 PLC courses. The college is unique in Letterkenny as it is the sole provider of co-education through the medium of English. The college can cater for up to 500 students and our students reflect the diverse nature of modern Ireland with many countries represented among our student cohort.

At Errigal College we aim to offer the highest quality educational experience for all our students and do so in the knowledge that each student has different learning needs and learning styles. We pride ourselves in providing a broad curriculum, encompassing formal academic programmes, personal development programmes and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. 

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 ( LCVP)
  • Leaving Certificate (LC)
  • Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA)
  • Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools (DEIS)
  • Post Leaving Cert (PLC)


Contact Details

Errigal College
Co. Donegal
F92 FC82

Tel: 074 9121047

Principal (Acting): Charlie Cannon

Administrator: Catriona Kelly 

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Best of luck to all our Junior and Leaving Certificate candidates tomorrow. Remember to get a good night's sleep and a healthy breakfast tomorrow morning. You got this! #WeAreDonegalETB

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