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Abigail Adetunji with her first book of poetry, 'Mirror' at O'Mahony's Bookshop on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Teenager Launches First Poetry Collection At O’Mahony’s

November 29, 2023 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL student has just published her first book of poems at the age of just 14. Abigail Adetunji is a third year student at Mercy Mounthawk and launched the book, ‘Mirror — A Poetry Collection for Those Willing to Reflect’, at O’Mahony’s Bookshop on Saturday. A number of friends, […]

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who took part in the Kerry ISTA Science Quiz at the MTU South Campus on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Tralee Team Wins Kerry ISTA Senior Science Quiz

November 17, 2023 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green Tralee clinched the top spot at the ISTA Senior Science Quiz held on Thursday evening at the South Campus of Munster Technological University. Karim Abusamra, Samuel Regan and Tom Stuart, representing the Tralee school just outshone 17 other teams to claim the coveted 1st place. Their performance […]

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WATCH: Spectacular Flashmob At Mercy Mounthawk For Wellbeing And Stand-Up Week

WATCH: Spectacular Flashmob At Mercy Mounthawk For Wellbeing And Stand-Up Week

November 14, 2023 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was Wellbeing and Stand Up Week in Mercy Mounthawk last week, with a variety of workshops, talks, concerts and activities arranged throughout. One of the highlights of the week was a flashmob event on Thursday during the morning break. Junior cycle artistic performance students and a group of 6th […]

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Students who received over 600 points in their Leaving Cert results this year at the presentation of awards to mark the achievement at Mercy Mounthawk on Saturday. Front from left; Jennifer Slattery, Keelin O'Mahony, Paula Holmes, Tara Kilgallen, Aoife O'Rourke, Lena Daly, Aoife Kearns and Shannon Dennehy. Back from left; Coren Hughes, Fiachra O'Connor, Donal O'Sullivan, Principal John O'Roarke, Fionán Diggin, Sean Hill. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Honouring High-Achieving Leaving Cert Students At Mercy Mounthawk

November 14, 2023 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE achievements of Leaving Cert students from Mercy Mounthawk who received excellent results this year were recognised at an annual event in the school on Saturday. Eighteen students achieved over 600 points in the State Exams this year with the school having 38% of students achieving over 500 points  and […]

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The opening dance at the annual Mercy Mounthawk TY Fashion Show on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Explosion Of Colour At ‘Ken And Barbie’ Themed School Fashion Show

October 27, 2023 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

WEEKS of preparation came to fruition for the Transition Year students at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday evening when they staged the annual fashion show. Taking the topical theme of ‘Barbie & Ken’, it sure caught the imagination of students and parents with hundreds of tickets sold for the event in the […]

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Looking forward to the Mercy Mounthawk fashion show next week were TY students Vanessa Anthony, Hazel Guilfoyle, Rita Feely, Anna Collins, Sinead Knightly and Bao Foley. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Kens And Barbies’ To Grace The Catwalk At Mercy Mounthawk

October 18, 2023 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again the Transition Year students at Mercy Mounthawk will don the latest designs at their annual fashion show next week. The theme of this years show is, rather topically, ‘Barbie & Ken’ so the audience can expect a lot of colour on the runway. The beneficiary charity this time is […]

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Minister Norma Foley with Mercy Mounthawk Principal John O'Roarke, students Ethan Fitzgerald and Head Girl Kim McTigue.

Minister Announces Multi-Million Euro Extension At Mounthawk School

September 11, 2023 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education Norma Foley TD today announcesd official project approval for a second multi-million euro building project for Mercy Mounthawk Secondary school, Tralee. Today’s major announcement project builds on the previous provision of an additional six-classroom extension to the Mercy Campus in Tralee. The new project brief caters for six […]

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Photographed receiving their award at the Young Environmentalist Awards Ceremony was young people from from Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry for their project, ‘Mounthawk Student Climate Conference 2022’.

Mercy Mounthawk Group Wins Overall Junior ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award

June 6, 2023 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE groups of young people from Kerry, including one from Tralee, beat off stiff opposition from across the country to claim top prizes at this year’s ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2023. The Overall Junior Winner and the winner in the Junior ECO-Community Development category was ‘Mounthawk Student Climate Conference 2022’, […]

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Ellen Murphy, Alex Chekall, Clíona O'Connor McCarthy, Ciara Fitzgibbon and Rachel O'Sullivan at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 200 Graduate On Special Day For Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 28, 2023 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was standing room only in St John’s Church on Friday afternoon as over 200 students  celebrated the end of their schooldays. The Mercy Mounthawk Graduation Day was another emotional affair as the seven classes and Leaving Cert Applied students gathered with their families to mark the milestone in their […]

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Breast Cancer Ireland Ambassador Juliette O'Connell receives a cheque for €2,481 from members of the TY Active Leisure Group with teacher Olivia Dineen. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students Raise Nearly €2,500 For Breast Cancer Ireland

May 18, 2023 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE efforts of a group of Transition Year students at Mercy Mounthawk raised almost €2,500 for Breast Cancer Ireland through a number of events. Juliette O’Connell, Outreach Co-ordinator with Breast Cancer Ireland was on hand to accept a cheque for €2,481 on Thursday morning from the TY Active Leisure Class. […]

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Sarah Flynn, Liepa Kaletkaite, Rí-Ann Zhang,  Rachel Moynihan, Rita Feely and Joanne O'Sullivan at the Mercy Mounthawk Students Awards at the school on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Honouring The Achievements Of Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 17, 2023 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Mercy Mounthawk Student Awards took place at the school sports hall on Tuesday night with a plethora of honours handed out to scores of students. “We were delighted to see such a huge turnout this year for our awards night,” said Deputy Principal Pat Fleming. “That is probably […]

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Samuel Garvey with teacher Sadhbh Brosnan.

Mounthawk Student Reaches Final Of Coding Competition

May 16, 2023 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN-year-old Samuel Garvey, a second-year student in Mounthawk Secondary School in Tralee, represented his county as Kerry’s sole finalist at the National Scratch Coding Competition. Scratch is a visual programming language that helps children to build key coding skills in a fun and interactive way. There were 280 entries this […]

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Minister Norma Foley announced approval for a multi-million euro development at Mercy Mounthawk this morning. Included from left are; Deputy Principal Shane Kissane, student Grainne Leahy, Minister Norma Foley, student Ethan Fitzgerald, Principal John O'Roarke, student Kim McTigue and Deputy Principals Sinead Muldoon Walsh and Pat Fleming. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Foley Announces Approval For Multi-Million Euro Development At Mercy Mounthawk

May 15, 2023 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education and Kerry T.D. Norma Foley today announced official project approval for a multi-million euro building project for Mercy Mounthawk Secondary school, Tralee. This major project will provide for an additional six-classroom extension to the Mercy Campus in Tralee. The project brief will deliver four new mainstream classrooms […]

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Pictured are Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co Kerry, who won the Make Our World Safer Award for their ‘Catch my Drift: Water Safety’ project.
Ireland’s emerging change-makers are celebrated at Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards
Hundreds of young people gathered in Croke Park today to watch 34 teams of finalists compete live in the Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards, which celebrate excellence in youth-led social innovation. Now in their twenty-third year, this year’s national finals event was the first live, in-person Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards since 2019.
The emerging young change-makers presented inspiring, high-
impact social innovation projects for bringing about positive change in their communities, in areas such as climate change, isolation, consent, inclusion, health promotion, and our modern-day relationship with technology.
Picture by Shane O'Neill, Coalesce.

Mercy Mounthawk Group Wins Young Social Innovators Award

May 5, 2023 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students were among winners of Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards earlier this week. The YSI awards, which took place in Croke Park on Tuesday, celebrate excellence in youth-led social innovation. The winner of the YSI Make Our World Safer Challenge Award was a YSI team from […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Students Shortlisted For YSI Award

Mercy Mounthawk Students Shortlisted For YSI Award

April 28, 2023 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM of Transition Year students from Mercy Mounthawk are among those shortlisted for the upcoming Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards 2023. Thirty-five teams of student innovators from all over Ireland, including four from Kerry, have been shortlisted to compete for a range of YSI Challenge Awards as […]

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30 March 2023; Katie Nix of Mercy Mounthawk Kerry scores her side's first goal during the Lidl All Ireland Post Primary School Senior ‘B’ Championship Final match between Convent of Mercy, Roscommon and Mercy Mounthawk, Kerry, at MacDonagh Park in Nenagh, Tipperary. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

PHOTOS/REPORT: Mercy Mounthawk Girls Beaten In All-Ireland Final

March 30, 2023 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Kevin Egan reports on the Lidl All Ireland Post Primary School Senior B Championship Final played this afternoon… Convent of Mercy, Roscommon 2-11  Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee 2-6 A powerful final quarter surge was enough to secure the Lidl All-Ireland Post Primary School Senior B title for Convent of Mercy from […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk team who were successful yesterday in Dublin.

Mercy Mounthawk Team Wins Prizes At National Final In Lego League Competition

March 26, 2023 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk’s LEGO League robotics team (Mounthawk Masterminds) has won prizes at the Lego League National competition this weekend. The team showcased their project at the final event on Saturday in Dublin where they competed against other top teams from around the country. Their project focused on renewable […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk team with mentor Sadhbh Brosnan.

Mercy Mounthawk Team In Final Round Of Lego League Competition

March 21, 2023 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk’s LEGO League robotics team (Mounthawk Masterminds) has made it to the final round of the first Lego League competition this weekend. The team competed in the Galway Regional Final on March 10 and saw the team showcase their skills and abilities across four areas: Robot Game, […]

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Cast members of Mercy Mounthawk's 'High School Musical', Sarah Brett, Conor Breen, Lily Parker, Gearóid Meehan, Sinead Carr and Eoin Griffin at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A ‘High School Musical’ Treat From Mounthawk Students At Siamsa Tíre

January 19, 2023 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

AUDIENCES at a sold-out Siamsa Tíre were highly entertained last night as the latest production from Mercy Mounthawk students began a four night run. Months of hard work paid off for the students who gave wonderful performances in the popular ‘High School Musical’. Auditions were held as far back as […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U16A team who will play in the All-Ireland schools final   next week.

Mercy Mounthawk Girls Look Forward To All-Ireland Final

January 11, 2023 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mercy Mounthawk Under 16 girls basketball team are preparing for a All-Ireland Schools Cup final next week. Having overcome Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise in the semi-final back in December after a strong performance, they will play Calasanctius Oranmore in the Under 16A Schools Cup final to be played in the National […]

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Liam Carmody, Tara Kilgallen, Aoife Moynihan and Conor Mitchell at the Mercy Mounthawk students' debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 2)

January 9, 2023 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mercy Mounthawk students’ debs ball brought style and glamour to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Over 260 teenagers donned their gladrags for the occasion where they enjoyed a meal and some great entertainment before getting back to the hard work of studying for the leaving cert. We brought […]

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Eddie Sheehy, Jenny Slattery, Aoife O'Connor and Fionán Egan at the Mercy Mounthawk students' debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stylish Night Out At Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 8, 2023 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE wind was howling around Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night as over 260 teenagers arrived for the Mercy Mounthawk students debs ball. After the last students’ ball was held in late February, it was back to the traditional time of early in the new year for the event, organised […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Sophie Hassett, Lilly Nowak and Aoife O'Brien who are looking forward to showcasing their project next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Students Prepare For BT Young Scientist And Technology Exhibition

December 29, 2022 at 11:12 am 1 comment

STUDENTS from Tralee schools are ready to showcase their projects at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition next month. The event returns as a full, ‘in-person’ event for the first time since 2020 and takes place from January 11 – 14. There are 27 projects from nine Kerry schools […]

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Members of Tralee Tidy Towns, Team Bramble and Mercy Mounthawk students planting trees on Bracker O'Regan Road last week.

Tralee Tidy Towns Teams Up With Team Bramble And Mounthawk School To Plant Trees

December 12, 2022 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns collaborated with Mercy Mounthawk students’ council  and Team Bramble last Tuesday to plant hawthorns. Brendan O’Brien, Chair of Tralee Tidy Towns said: Tralee Tidy Towns was delighted to spend some of the funding from Tralee MD councillors on native Hawthorns. They planted 150 of them to add […]

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WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

November 9, 2022 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk are preparing to welcome parents of prospective students to their Open Day which takes place this Saturday, November 12. The tours of the school will take place at intervals between 10am and 1pm. Contact the school on 066-7102550 for more information. This will be the first […]

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Eimear Litchfield, Ali Lane, Grace O'Connor, Aimee Galvin, Katie Dwyer and Cathy Dwyer at the awards for high achieving Mercy Mounthawk Leaving Cert 2022 students on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Celebrates High-Achieving Students From Class Of 2022

October 23, 2022 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a record-breaking year for Leaving Cert results at Mercy Mounthawk, so it was only fitting that these students were honoured at the school on Saturday. An incredible 22 students achieved over 600 points in the State Exams this year, far exceeding previous records. The school had 38% of […]

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Looking forward to the Mercy Mounthawk annual Fashion Show were students Conor O'Sullivan, Lilly Nowak, Sasha Stack, Emily Malakhova, Anuska Saha, Caoilinn Kenny O'Sullivan, Caragh Kenny O'Sullivan, Éabha Ní Loingsigh and Rachel Sargent. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Go ‘Back To Broadway’ For Annual Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show

October 14, 2022 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

    STUDENTS are bringing Broadway to the catwalk later this month as Mercy Mounthawk’s Transition Years prepare for the annual fashion show. The show has been put on by TY students at the school since 2003, with thousands raised for great causes over the years. In fact last year, […]

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Sponsored: Mercy Mounthawk Invites Applications For Caretaker Position

Sponsored: Mercy Mounthawk Invites Applications For Caretaker Position

October 11, 2022 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk, Tralee, as an equal opportunities employer, is inviting applications for a Caretaker position. The successful applicantwill work 20 hours spread over three days to include either a Saturday or Sunday. There is flexibility in the delivery of hours on the weekdays Monday to Friday between 2:00p.m. and 10:00p.m.  (closing […]

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Ellen Cooke, Katie Dwyer, Kathy Dwyer and Lara Flynn at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation Ceremony at St John's Church on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day Arrives For Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 26, 2022 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Church was packed on Wednesday afternoon as nearly 220 Leaving Cert students from Mercy Mounthawk, joined by their families, attended their graduation ceremony. It’s the first time since 2019 that the ceremony was held and a change of venue from St Brendan’s Church to accommodate the large numbers […]

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TY Active Leisure at Mercy Mounthawk present a cheque to Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Bus at the school on Tuesday.

Mercy Mounthawk Students Raise Funds For Two Organisations

May 25, 2022 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cheques were presented recently to worthy causes thanks to the actions of students at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School. Yesterday, TY Active Leisure presented a cheque for €1358.30 for Kerry Cancer Support Bus after they ran a First Year Olympics, 2nd Year Basketball blitz, First year girls football blitz and a […]

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