St Catherine's Vocational School

St. Catherine’s Vocational School is a multi-denominational, co-educational second level school located in the fishing port of Killybegs.

General Info

Principal: Anne Marie Luby

Deputy Principal: Cathal Campbell

Administrator: Tara Rawdon


Donegal Road

School Hours

8.52am -4.00pm Monday
8.52am -3.20pm Tues- Friday

Our Principal

” As Principal of St. Catherine’s Vocational School, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our school website. This site contains detailed information about our school and I hope it will also give you an insight into our happy, dynamic and caring school community. Read more.

Anne Marie Luby


About Us

St. Catherine’s Vocational School is one of fifteen second-level schools administered by the Donegal Education and Training Board. Programmes on offer include, Junior Certificate, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, Transition Year, Nursing Studies, Early Childhood Care FETAC Level 5.

Guidance & Counselling | Extra-Curricular


Underpinning the new junior cycle are a set of principles, key skills and statements of learning.

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Transition Year is on an optional basis after Junior Cert and includes a range of activities and initiatives throughout the year.

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If you want to fast-track your way into employment or need a stepping stone into third level with nationally and internationally recognised qualifications then consider applying for a Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) course.

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Our Mission & Vision

St. Catherine’s Vocational School seeks to achieve a safe, respectful learning and working environment where we can, in partnership with all, realise our full potential.


TY Christmas Crafts

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ESERO Space Careers Roadshow

Sian Gavigan who won a telescope at the recent ESERO Space Careers Roadshow

Congratulations to past pupils (Class of 2020) and current DCU students Emma O’ Keeney, Ríoghnach Rodgers and Méadbh Dorrian on receiving academic scholarships

Congrats to our former @StCatherinesVS and @AbbeyVS students who've been awarded a €500 Academic Scholarship to study at @DCU in recognition of them achieving 550 points or more in the Leaving Certificate.
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Donegal students win DCU scholarships for academic excellence

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Teaching Staff

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Get In Touch

Location: Donegal Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. F94 A004

Telephone: (074) 973 1491


School Hours: M-F: 9am - 4pm