Our Management Structure


Board of Management

Crana College is governed by a Board of Management which is composed of two parent representatives, two teacher representatives and four Donegal ETB representatives, as well as the Principal. The Board are fully supportive of the role of management and staff in inspiring students “to learn, to think, to care and to achieve” and are rigorous in their scrutiny of the College’s activities. Members of the Board are trained in the functions and responsibilities for the management of the school, and for the provision of appropriate education for all its students. The Board of Management have identified, as a priority, their role in continuing to provide a high class education to all students in Crana College and the members of the Board were praised for their commitment to the College during the last Whole School Evaluation in 2018.

The current members of the Board of Management are: 

Clare Bradley Teacher Representative

JJ McDermott Teacher Representative

Cllr Jack Murray ETB Representative

Máiréad Diggin ETB Representative

John Ryan ETB Representative

Caitríona Strain ETB Representative

Peter Carey Parent Representative

Lynn Robertson Parent Representative



School Management

The Crana College Management Team is made up of the Principal Mr Kevin Cooley, Deputy Principals Ms Sinead Anderson and Mr Philip McGuinness, and Assistant Principals as follows: 

  • Ms Michelle Bradley
  • Ms Shirley McConalogue
  • Mr JJ McDermott
  • Ms Anne McElhinney
  • Ms Anne McFadden
  • Ms Sylvia McSheffrey
  • Ms Tanya Morrison
  • Mr Rory O’Neill 
  • Ms Annemarie Walsh

This team meets regularly to monitor all aspects of school development. 


School Management are also supported by the following Assistant Principals II:

  • Ms Clare Bradley
  • ​​Ms Louise Duffy
  • ​​​Ms Doreen Friel
  • Ms Jacquiline Gill
  • Mr Brendan Monagle
  • Ms Rosaleen O’Donnell
  • Ms Elaine Quigley
  • Mr Gerard Toland
  • Mr Joe Ward
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