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 Certificate (PLC)


Contact Details

Errigal College
Co. DonegalF92 FC82

Tel: 074 9121047

Principal: Danny McFadden

Deputy Principal: Deirdre Markham

Administrator: Catriona Kelly 

Reaction from our students to Leaving Certificate English Paper 1 👇 Thanks to @Donegal_News for the coverage.


We were delighted to meet with @RJCouncil CEO @JBSimon73 & @UlsterUni's Hugh Campbell this morning to share our #restorativepractices experience over the last 10 yrs in schools, @DonegalYR centres & youth services funded by Peace/supported by @UlsterUni (

ETBI wishes all ETB students well in their Junior and Leaving Certificate examinations!
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Good luck to all our 3rd and 6th Year students as they begin their exams tomorrow. We know you've worked hard over the last number of years and wish you all nothing but the best!


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