Abbey VS

Numerous Scholarship Awards for Abbey VS Students

Students from Donegal ETB’s Abbey Vocational School in Donegal Town have received numerous scholarships in recent weeks following their outstanding Leaving Certificate results in June, giving the school cause for celebration. Hollie Roper was recently awarded a UCD Entrance Scholarship, based on excellent Leaving Certificate results and is now studying veterinary medicine in UCD. Hollie has […]

Further Education & Training

Donegal ETB Hosts Quality Assurance Meeting with QQI

We were delighted to welcome colleagues from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) to our offices last Friday for discussions on our QQI quality assurance system. QQI certification is one of the main certification awards we provide to learners in our Further Education and Training (FET) Service. QQI is an independent State agency, established in 2012, responsible for […]

Coláiste Chineál Eoghain, Crana College, Events, Finn Valley College, Gairmscoil Chú Uladh

Donegal ETB School Open Nights in November

  We’ve a number of open nights taking place in our schools in the next two weeks: – Finn Valley College: Monday 20 November, 6.30-8.30pm – Gairmscoil Chú Uladh: Tuesday the 21st November at 7.00pm – Coláiste Chineál Eoghain: Thursday 23 November, 7.00-9.00pm – Coláiste Ailigh, Letterkenny: Wednesday 29 November at 7.00pm – Crana College: Thursday 30 […]


Donegal ETB Supports the ETTA 2017 Conference

Donegal ETB is pleased to be supporting the Engineering and Technology Teachers Association (ETTA) annual conference taking place in Letterkenny Institute of Technology this weekend. It is organised by the Donegal branch of the ETTA (Area 10). As well as supporting the teaching of metalwork, engineering and technology subjects in our fifteen post-primary schools, our Further […]

Employer Services, Events

Donegal ETB Employer Services Information Session & Employer Online Portal Launch

On Friday 24 November, Donegal ETB will host an employer services information session and formally launch its employer online portal section of its website. This has been developed in line with government policy around engaging with local enterprise and other relevant stakeholders in order to formulate, co-ordinate and implement a coherent response by Donegal ETB’s […]

AETC Gortahork, Donegal Youthreach

New Youthreach Coordinator Appointed to Donegal ETB’s Gortahork Youthreach Centre

Donegal ETB has appointed a new Coordinator to its Gortahork Youthreach Centre. Caitriona Cullen has been appointed following the former Coordinator’s move to a new post. Gortahork Youthreach is based in Donegal ETB’s Gortahork Adult Education and Training Centre. Caitriona has been working as the Acting Coordinator of the Leixlip Youthreach centre on a number […]


Programme of Events for College Awareness Week & European Vocational Skills Week Announced

Donegal ETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Service is pleased to announce a programme of events for College Awareness Week and European Vocational Skills Week taking place from 20-26 November. College Awareness Week (#CAW17) aims to promote and celebrate the benefits of going to college and to support students of all ages to become ‘college […]


Inaugural Meeting of Donegal ETB Parents Forum

Donegal ETB will hold the inaugural meeting of its County Parents Forum on Tuesday 7 November 2017. This is a forum for Donegal ETB Parents Associations. The aim of the forum is to enhance the quality of Donegal ETB schools and further education provision and to improve communication between Donegal ETB, as the management body […]

Donegal Youthreach

Gortahork Wins Youthreach Masterchef Final 2017

Congratulations to Gortahork Youthreach who won the annual Youthreach Masterchef Final 2017 on 24 October. The winning dishes made by Team Gortahork (Cameron Mc Quillan and Sean Mc Causland, pictured left and right) were Beef Wellington with red wine jus served with roasted potatoes and roasted veg followed by sticky toffee pudding and salted whiskey […]


Cllr. Rena Donaghey Elected Chairperson of Donegal ETB

Donegal ETB is delighted to announce that Cllr. Rena Donaghey has been elected as Chairperson of Donegal ETB at its meeting this afternoon. Cllr. Niamh Kennedy has also been elected as Deputy Chairperson. Speaking about her election Cllr. Donaghy said, ‘I am delighted to be elected to this important role with Donegal ETB. The ETB […]