Post Tagged with: "Mercy Mounthawk"

Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Gabriel Makhlouf (centre) with Mary Rose Stafford, IT Tralee and Dr Brendan O’Donnell IT Tralee. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Governor Of Central Bank Visits IT Tralee And Meets Mercy Mounthawk Students

February 15, 2020 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Ireland, Gabriel Makhlouf, visited Tralee and Killorglin, on Friday to meet with local business people and students as part of the Central Bank’s outreach programme. Throughout the year, the Governor and staff from the Central Bank travel the breadth of the country to hear […]

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Students from Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk , Tralee, were delighted to receive funding for their YSI project ‘Laws for Paws’. The team pitched their YSI project to the panel of Den dragons to secure funding to scale up their social innovation idea.

Tralee Students Get Funding For Project To Highlight Illegal Puppy Farming

February 5, 2020 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Tralee, secured €500 in funding through the Social Innovation Den hosted by Young Social Innovators in Cork last week. The students, who have been working on projects through Young Social Innovators since September, impressed the panel of dragons with their creative ideas to effect […]

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Deputy Principal Shane Kissane, Dr Fatima Halim, Qintar Ameed, Rachel Fitzgerald, Anita Bodenham, Dr Ameed Ur Rehman and Noor Ul Ain at the Pakistani Cuisine and Eid Festival night at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Parents Sample Pakistani Cuisine

January 31, 2020 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council hosted a ‘Pakistani Cuisine and Eid Festival’ night in the school on Thursday. The Parents Council launched an Intercultural Programme last November that is taking place throughout the academic year 2019/2020. Parents from different cultures within the school community are hosting a series of cookery demonstrations […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk Spikeball team which won the All-Ireland title on Thursday. Front from left; Jessica McGibney, Sophie Hassett, Aoibhín O'Connor McCarthy and Rachel O'Mahony. Standing from left; Olivia Dineen (coach), Aoife O'Brien, Lily Collins, Shannon Martin, Millie O'Brien, Kelly Fitzgerald and Amanda Brosnan (coach). Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Girls Bring Another All-Ireland To The School

January 27, 2020 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the school’s basketballers were rightly feted for their All-Ireland U19 A Schools Cup-winning exploits, another team from Mercy Mounthawk also picked up a national title last week. The first year Spikeball team won the All-Ireland title in NUIG Galway last Thursday. Spikeball is a sport which is adapted from volleyball […]

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Niamh Shaughnessy, Kate Shaughnessy, Ellen Shaughnessy, Aileen Hill and Sinead Hill at the Mercy Mounthawk production of 'Hairspray' at Siamsa Tíre on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Loved Mercy Mounthawk’s Production Of ‘Hairspray’

January 26, 2020 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR sold-out shows by Mercy Mounthawk students were received with wild enthusiasm by audiences at Siamsa Tíre as ‘Hairspray’ proved a huge success. All the hard work of the past four months paid off with amazing acting, incredible singing and a professional production making this arguably the best show from […]

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The winning team from Mercy Mounthawk, Charlotte Calleja O'Halloran, Sean Hennessy  Timothy Grimes and Mairead Kearney with teacher Patrick Lyne and Eddie Lacey of sponsors Aspen Grove Solutions at the Kerry branch of the Irish Maths Teachers Association quiz at the ITT South Campus on Friday  evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee School Team Wins Irish Maths Teachers Association Kerry Quiz

January 25, 2020 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE best maths students in the county gathered in the IT Tralee South Campus last night for the Irish Maths Teachers Association Kerry final. Ten teams from six schools around the county took part with half of them – three from Mercy Mounthawk and two Presentation — from Tralee schools. […]

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Mercy Mounthawk's Steven Bowler, Leeroy Leeroy Odiahi, Daire Kennelly and David Goreanskii at the school on Wednesday. Photo by Demrot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Hails Its Basketball Cup-Winning Heroes

January 22, 2020 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a long time coming but the top schools basketball trophy is finally residing in Mercy Mounthawk. The boys were crowned Under 19 A All Ireland Schools Cup champions yesterday for the first time when the beat St Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland by 81 to 64 at the National […]

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MEP Sean Kelly with teacher Will Nolan and students Oisin McGibney, Kim McTigue and Cian Mason at the launch of the STEAM Academy at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sean Kelly Launches STEAM Academy At Mercy Mounthawk

January 17, 2020 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND South MEP, Sean Kelly, paid a visit to Mercy Mounthawk on Friday for the opening of the STEAM Academy at the secondary school. Students in Mounthawk are embracing STEAM educational approach to learning the uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics have in everyday problem solving, student inquiry, […]

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Some of the cast of 'Hairspray', Padraig Harrington, Sorcha Ringland and Lorcan Ryan  at rehearsals in Mercy Mounthawk last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Rehearsing For Latest Production

January 11, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students have been working hard over the past few months rehearsing for their latest stage production, with some even coming in the morning after their school debs. With a cast of about 140, taking in students from all years, they will bring the much-loved musical ‘Hairspray’ to the […]

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Joe Hannafin, Méabh McElligott, Brian McElligott and Promise Ekwuhana at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Glamour Of The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball

January 4, 2020 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’LL be back in school in a few days, but there was ample opportunity to party at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. The sixth year students from Mercy Mounthawk organised the annual debs ball where 310 stylish young ladies and gentlemen had a fantastic night out. They enjoyed a […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Students To Put On ‘Hairspray’

Mercy Mounthawk Students To Put On ‘Hairspray’

December 29, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students will tread the boards again early next year when they stage a production of a much-loved musical. They will bring ‘Hairspray’ to the Siamsa Tíre stage from January 22 to January 25 nightly at 8pm. Mercy Mounthawk has earned a distinguished reputation for its award-winning shows, as well […]

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Two Tralee Schools In With Chance Of Winning €25,000

Two Tralee Schools In With Chance Of Winning €25,000

December 16, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TEAMS from CBS The Green and Mercy Mounthawk in Tralee, emerged victorious from the Kerry final in the Bank of Ireland Money Smarts Challenge, held in the Killarney Convention Centre on Thursday, December 12. A total of 132 students from 15 schools across Kerry took part in the final, comprising […]

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Monika Mikotajczuk and Katarzyna Sas with Jakub Mikotajczuk and Wansesa Sas who were doing the cooking at 'A Polish Christmas' on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Hosts ‘A Polish Christmas’ As Part Of Inter-Cultural Programme

December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council hosted a ‘A Polish Christmas’ in a home economics room at the school on Thursday night. Guests were treated to traditional Polish recipes from two parents Monika Mikotajczuk and Katarzyna Sas with the help of Monika’s son Jakub and Katarzyna’s  daughter Wanesa. Those present also learnt […]

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Teacher Lisa Healy with Mercy Mounthawk students Ciara Samy, Darragh Hennessy and Judith Waugh highlighting meat-free Monday at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Holds Meat-Free Monday To Highlight Climate Change Issue

December 3, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE food counter in Mercy Mounthawk was a meat-free zone on Monday as part of a project to highlight climate change. A number of Transition Year students are doing a project to enter in the ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards this year and decided to look at agriculture. “After energy, […]

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Students and members of the Parents Council launching 'A Polish Christmas' which takes place in the school next week.

Parents Council Launches Intercultural Programme At Mercy Mounthawk

November 27, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council has launched an Intercultural Programme that will take place in the academic year 2019/2020. And to kick it off, there’s a ‘A Polish Christmas’ being hosted by two parents in the school next Thursday, December 5 at 7.30pm. This will be a celebration of traditional Polish […]

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Mercy Mounthawk student Laura Foley with President of the Killarney Soroptimist Club, Teresa Irwin.

Mercy Mounthawk Student Wins Public Speaking Competition

November 22, 2019 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A MERCY Mounthawk student emerged as one of two winners in a public speaking competition involving secondary schools from all over Kerry. The Killarney Soroptimist Club held the Kerry Finals of the Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition at Killarney House and Gardens on Thursday. The competition has been running for 38 […]

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Maria Dwyer, Orla O'Reilly, Dorcas Oyewande and Laura Harty at the Mercy Mounthawk Awards for high achievers. Photo by Dermot Crean

Honouring The High-Achieving Students At Mercy Mounthawk

November 10, 2019 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

CURRENT and former students of Mercy Mounthawk were honoured on Saturday for their excellent results in the State exams this year. This is an annual celebration of the academic achievements of the students attended by them and their families. Nine students from the Leaving Cert and four Junior Cert students […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Michalina Gora and Cora Savage with teacher Olivia Dineen. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Nice Trip To France For Two Tralee Students Representing Ireland At Conference

October 16, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Mercy Mounthawk students will head to the south of France this winter to represent Ireland at the GTTP (Global Travel and Tourism Partnership) conference thanks to a project on the Rose of Tralee. Fifth year students Michalina Gora and Cora Savage are off to Nice from November 23rd-27th with teacher […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk swimming team which took part in the Munster Schools Gala at UL on Sunday, with sponsor Marie Fitzgibbon of Swimheadz (far right), and teachers and Fionnuala Casey and Aine Clarke (on left). Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Swimming Team Excels At Munster Schools Gala

October 15, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students had a successful weekend at the Munster Senior Schools Gala – at the UL Arena on Sunday. Sara Lucid came first in the Girls 15-16 100m breaststroke while Girls 14 – 16 200 Freestyle Relay team of Sara Lucid, Alex Perez, Ava Gannon and Grace Reidy and the […]

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Looking forward to the 'Roaring Twenties' Fashion Show at Mercy Mounthawk were students Eabha Murphy, Hugh Emerson, Emily O'Brien, Alison Lane and Favor Itsede. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students To Go Back To The ‘Roaring Twenties’ For Fashion Show

October 12, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for a night of fabulous fashion at Mercy Mounthawk gym organised by the school’s Transition Year students. With a theme of ‘The Roaring Twenties’, hundreds of students and their families are set to enjoy a great show on Thursday, October 24, which will benefit charities M.S Ireland, […]

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Olivia Dineen with members of the Kerry camogie team and the Kerry U14 team at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Camogie Teams Receive Wonderful Welcome At Mercy Mounthawk

September 17, 2019 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHER Olivia Dineen had some special guests at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday, when her teammates from the All-Ireland Junior winning Kerry Camogie team paid a visit. The first year students gathered in the Centenary Hall to welcome the ladies as well as members of the Kerry Under 14 side who […]

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Sadhbh Norris, Fiona Vodopi, Ori Beqaj, Katelyn Crowe and Heidi Crean at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation at St John's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Emotional Time As Mercy Mounthawk Students Enjoy Graduation Day

May 25, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE venue was different this year, but the emotions were the same for the sixth year students of Mercy Mounthawk who enjoyed their graduation ceremony on Friday afternoon. Of course they’ll see each other again at the exams, but it was still an emotional occasion at St John’s Church where […]

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Principal of Mercy Mounthawk, John O'Roarke with their international basketballers Leeroy Idiahio, Tim and Sean Pollmann-Daamen and Daire Kennelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Schools Basketballers Heading To Euro Championships This Summer

May 24, 2019 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THESE are heady days for basketball in Tralee. With the fantastic success of Warriors over the past few years, the town has gone basketball crazy, none more so than in the town’s secondary schools which are now producing some of the best talent in the country. Over in CBS The […]

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The Holy Family team, winners in the Plate final.

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Hosts Tournament To Promote Basketball In Primary Schools

May 22, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TEAMS from primary schools around Tralee and beyond gathered in Mercy Mounthawk gym on Monday for a tournament aimed at promoting the game of basketball. The sport is enjoying a resurgence in popularity over the past few years thanks to the achievements of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, so the organisers feel […]

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Katie Doyle, Deirdre O'Halloran, Ciara Moynihan and Sadhbh Griffin at the Mercy Mounthawk annual Student Awards on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Awards Evening To Honour Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 16, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER school year is coming to a close at Mercy Mounthawk so it’s an appropriate time to look back on the achievements of students. With that in mind, the annual Awards Night honours students for their academic, sporting, artistic, cultural and civic skills. The school gym was packed on Wednesday night […]

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European Para Games medal winner Jordan Lee opening Health Promotion Week at Mercy Mounthawk on Tuesday with students. Photo by Dermot Crean

Health Promotion Week Taking Place At Mercy Mounthawk

March 26, 2019 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Health Promotion Week  is in full swing at Mercy Mounthawk next week with a great variety of activities throughout providing something for everyone. Health and Leisure degree students in Tralee IT will provide workshops on stress management, lifestyle choices and practical techniques. These workshops on Tuesday and Friday are being […]

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Deputy Principal of Mercy Mounthawk, Pat Fleming with Sean Hennessy and John Crohan who are into the Munster Schools Debating Final at UCC next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Into Munster Schools Debating Final

March 14, 2019 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO students from Mercy Mounthawk will take part in the Munster Schools Debating Final next week. Organised by the UCC Philosophical Society, Sean Hennessy and John McCrohan have won three debates to get to the final which again takes place at UCC and will be Kerry’s only representative. “It’s a […]

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David Clifford and Shane Enright of Bank of Ireland presenting a set of jerseys to Mercy Mounthawk football teams. Also included is girls football team coach Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh and Deputy Principal Shane Kissane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry GAA Stars Present Jerseys To Mercy Mounthawk

March 10, 2019 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY stars David Clifford and Shane Enright were in Mercy Mounthawk this week to present jerseys for the school’s football teams. Under the advice of Shane Enright of Bank of Ireland, students worked to organise a bank to raise funds and Bank of Ireland matched those funds to sponsor the […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Final

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Final

February 13, 2019 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has new All-Ireland champions thanks to the exploits of Mercy Mounthawk basketballers this afternoon. After some disappointments over the past few week, the Under 15A boys side went to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght today and won the Subway  All-Ireland Schools final. They beat Malahide in the semi-final […]

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Dakotah Carter O'Flynn (Maggie), Darragh Doyle O'Brien (Maurice), Grace Starrett (Mary) and Ephrata Yosef (Mrs Madden)  in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Powerful Performances As Mercy Mounthawk Stages ‘Big Maggie’

January 25, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE latest production from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School students opened last night in Siamsa Tire and audiences were very impressed by ‘Big Maggie’. Directed by Tony Behan, the students did John B. Keane’s classic justice with powerful performances from the cast and wonderful detail in the stage sets. The students […]

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