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. DonegalF92 FC82

Tel: 074 9121047

Principal: Charlie Cannon

Deputy Principal: Deirdre Markham

Administrator: Catriona Kelly 

"He needed to dig deep and he did". Well done to our @ErrigalCollege student Dylan Browne McMonagle on his Apprentice Derby success: via @todayfm.

📢Post Leaving Certificate Courses📢

Courses include Art, Craft & Design, Business Studies, Building Technology, Early Childhood Care & Education, Health Service Skills & Sports, Recreation and Exercise. See video below for more info:


As we come to the end of the 2019-2020 academic year for our schools & a number of our FET centres, our Chief Executive, @AnneMcHugh4, has a message for staff & students which you can read here:
- English:
- Irish:

Our Class of 2020 are #OnTheirWay

Our staff have recorded a short video message that will go live on Facebook and YouTube at 4pm on Thursday 28th May!

Stay tuned!


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