Carndonagh Community School

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Carndonagh Community School' (Irish: Pobalscoil Charn Domhnaigh) is a secondary school located in Carndonagh, County Donegal, Ireland.


Carndonagh Community School was formed in 1972 by the merger of Carndonagh College (a local boys' school), The Convent of Mercy Secondary School (a convent school for girls), and Carndonagh Vocational School (a large established co-educational school).[1]


Education at the school is based on the Irish Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate curricula. The school was formerly the biggest school in Ireland with over 1600 pupils until a new school was built in the neighboring town of Moville.

The current principal of the school is Paul Fiorentini with John McGuiness and Owen McConway as vice principals. The student population is over 1000 again at present.


The school's senior soccer squad became All-Ireland champions following a 2-1 won victory over Presentation Brothers College, Cork on 11th March 2016.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Carndonagh Community School - An Introduction". Carndonagh Community School. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Carndonagh Community School Online - Soccer". Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  3. ^ Helen Lojek (2004). Contexts for Frank McGuinness's Drama. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. p. 2. ISBN 0813213568. 

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Coordinates: 55°15′2″N 7°15′43″W / 55.25056°N 7.26194°W / 55.25056; -7.26194