Post Tagged with: "Mercy Mounthawk"

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 Under 15 boys and coaches after winning the Subway All-Ireland Schools U15A Cup final today in Dublin.

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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No Joy For Mercy Mounthawk At Schools Cup Final In Dublin

No Joy For Mercy Mounthawk At Schools Cup Final In Dublin

January 22, 2019 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk made a gallant attempt to win the U19A Subway Schools Cup Final at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght this afternoon. Despite massive support from 12 busloads of supporters, they couldn’t get the better of Gaelcholáiste Mhuire AG from Cork who ran out 79 to 68 winners. The […]

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Judith Waugh, Padraig Harrington and Darach Gallagher rehearsing for 'Big Maggie' at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students To Hit The Siamsa Stage For ‘Big Maggie’

January 22, 2019 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk are about to take the stage this week for their latest production which promises to be another top-class offering from the school. ‘Big Maggie by John B Keane is directed by Tony Behan and it will be the 17th time the school has staged a play. […]

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Action from the Mercy Mounthawk v CBS The Green game. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Wins A Thriller Against CBS To Go Through To Schools Cup Final

January 10, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT a game. What an atmosphere! Tralee Sports Complex was packed to capacity on Thursday afternoon to see Mercy Mounthawk take on CBS The Green in an all-Tralee U19A National Subway Schools Cup Semi-Final. In a thrilling game, it took overtime to separate the sides and Mercy Mounthawk emerged victorious […]

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Labhrás Long (left) controls the robot with Principal of Mercy Mounthawk John O'Roarke (left) and John Walsh of IT Tralee (centre). Photo by Dermot Crean

Full STEAM Ahead As Coding Students To Take Part In Vex Robotics Challenge

January 5, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk pupils are embracing Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths in their latest project. Taking part in the Irish Vex Robotics competition in March, they have to build, code and drive a robot to carry out challenges in the Institute of Technology Tralee with other local schools. This is a […]

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Rachel Ryan, Sorcha Ringland and Meabh McElligott at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

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

January 4, 2019 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you some of the style from the Mercy Mounthawk students’ debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel held on Thursday night (click here for previous coverage). Over 340 teenagers had a great time at the event and they certainly dressed to impress as you can see from […]

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Rebecca O'Brien, Jessica Moynihan, Amy Kerins, Christine Fitzgibbon and Natalie Daly at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 4, 2019 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH school starting again next week it’s a timely occasion to end the holiday season with a party. Well, Mercy Mounthawk students did just that by organising their annual Debs Ball and over 340 people gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel for a serious shindig on Thursday night. They certainly […]

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Dakotah Carter O'Flynn and Keela Hughes rehearsing for 'Big Maggie' at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Prepare For ‘Big Maggie’

December 28, 2018 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

REHEARSALS are in full swing for the next stage production from students at Mercy Mounthawk and it promises to be another top-class offering from the school. ‘Big Maggie by John B Keane is directed by Tony Behana nd it will be the 17th time the school has staged a play. […]

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Darragh Reen of CBS The Green celebrates the win. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: CBS The Green Beats Mercy Mounthawk To Win Munster Hurling Title

December 14, 2018 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Tralee CBS and Mercy Mounthawk clash in the Munster Under 19 ‘E’ Schools Final played at IT Tralee on Friday afternoon… CBS The Green 3-15 Mercy Mounthawk 3-4 TRALEE CBS are the Munster U19 E Schools Hurling champions after defeating Mercy Mounthawk on a scoreline of 3-14 […]

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Some of the models before the Mercy Mounthawk TY Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stylish Students Take To The Catwalk For Mounthawk Fashion Show

November 30, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people packed the Mercy Mounthawk school gym on Thursday night for the annual fashion show and they weren’t disappointed with some great entertainment laid on. The theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, was ‘New York, New York’ and they began the show with […]

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Brid Shanahan, Aisling Fitzgibbon (daughter of Martha Brassil) and Denise Buckley at the Mercy Mounthawk Intercultural Night on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fitting Tribute To Martha At Mercy Mounthawk Intercultural Night

November 16, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fantastic turnout at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday night for an Intercultural Night to in memory of Martha Brassil. The much-loved teacher passed away in May of this year and hundreds of students and parents enjoyed a wonderful night which was a great tribute to the work she […]

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Launching the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show were TY students Erin O'Halloran, Ciara Collins, Isobel Keane and Alan Ybanez. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students In A New York State Of Mind For Fashion Show

November 16, 2018 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

EXPECT Big Apple glamour at the Mercy Mounthawk gym when the students hold the annual fashion show at the end of the month for the 15th year running. Taking place on Thursday, November 29 the theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, is ‘New York, New […]

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WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk Needs Your Help To Win Science Competition

WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk Needs Your Help To Win Science Competition

November 13, 2018 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk have been shortlisted as 1 of 10 finalists in the Saffron Travel 2018/2019 Science Competition. This is a nation-wide competition. The team, made up of ten 2nd year students, were given a question to answer: “How will we pay for our roads in the future?” The […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students with connections to other countries, Liliia Kurochkila (Ukranian), Qintar Aneed (Pakistan) Ciara Samy (Egypt), looking forward to next week's Intercultural Night at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Prepares To Honour Much-Loved Teacher At Intercultural Night

November 9, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT night of entertainment is on the cards next Thursday at Mercy Mounthawk to celebrate multiculturalism in the school and to remember a much-loved teacher who died earlier this year. Martha Brassil passed away in May and over her career did amazing work with students of different cultures in […]

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Mercy Mounthawk student Cillian Griffin presents a cheque to Elma Walsh of the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation, the proceeds of the basketball match between teachers and pupils. Also pictured is teacher Olivia Dineen and TY students. Photo by Dermot Crean

Teachers Against Students Game Raises Funds For Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation

October 24, 2018 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk took on the teachers in a fundraising basketball match recently and the main winners were the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation. The event took place as part of the schools Health and Wellbeing Week held from October 8 to October 12, as teacher Olivia Dineen explained. “The […]

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Action from the U19 game at Mercy Mounthawk gym. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Double Victory For Mounthawk In All-Ireland Schools Cup

October 19, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

John Dowling of Mercy Mounthawk reports on the double header in the Subway All-Ireland Schools Cup Round 2 at the school on Thursday… Under 19 boys Mercy Mounthawk (26) 66 St.Marys Portlaoise (21) 41 An action packed day in Mercy Mounthawk saw both under 19 and under 16 teams victorious […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Diana Meriaki  and Jessica Murphy with teacher Eimear Nolan. The students have qualified for a national science competition final next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Make Final Of National Science Competition

October 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO fifth year students at Mercy Mounthawk have made the final of a national science competition next month. Jessica Murphy and Diana Meriaki  qualified for the Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award at the SciFest 2018 National Final which will take place in the Marino Conference Centre in Dublin on November 9. […]

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Coordinator of Health Promotion Week at Mercy Mounthawk, Bernie O'Shea, with author and speaker Astrid Longhurst. Also included is Mary O'Connell, Emma Nolan and Adam Butler. Photo by Dermot Crean

Health Promotion Week Begins At Mercy Mounthawk

October 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk kicked off its Health Promotion Week this afternoon and they have loads of events taking place until Friday. The school has a health promotions team including teachers, students and parents which liaise with several external organisations to promote the health agenda.  Each year the team organises two Health […]

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In front; Former Leaving Cert students Philip McCarthy, Eoghan Ó Buachalla, Ciarán O'Reilly and Shane Walsh with Principal John O'Roarke. At back; Deputy Principal Pat Fleming and junior cert high achievers Kate Waldron, Isobel Keane and Keela Hughes at the awards ceremony on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Honours Students’ Academic Excellence

October 7, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CURRENT and former students of Mercy Mounthawk were honoured on Saturday for their excellent results in the State exams this year. Nine students from the Leaving and Junior Cert were honoured, but two couldn’t make it on the day. High achievers in the Leaving Cert were; • Shane Walsh from […]

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Chairperson of the Parents Council Kathleen Holmes, with author and Education Consultant Catherine O'Connor with some Mercy Mounthawk students and Deputy Principal Pat Fleming prior to Catherine's talk to an hall full of senior cycle students on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Education Consultant Gives Talk At Mercy Mounthawk’s Careers Night

October 5, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

CAREERS Night took place at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School on Thursday and a special guest speaker gave interesting talks to students and parents. Organised by the Parents Council, author of “Cracking the College Code” and Education Consultant at Trinity College Dublin, Catherine O’Connor, was joined by around 30 career specialists who […]

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Kerry GAA star David Clifford with the winners of the Buddy O'Grady Memorial Cup Holy Family School.

PHOTOS: Kerry Star Supports Primary Schools GAA Blitz At Mercy Mounthawk

October 2, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk held its first ever Primary Schools’ GAA blitz recently. A dozen teams from the Tralee area competed for  the Buddy O’Grady Perpetual Cup. Buddy, who retired as caretaker in 2017, has been instrumental in the development of GAA teams at the School over the years and was present […]

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Mercy Mounthawk basketballers Daire Kennelly, Sean and Tim Pollmann-Daamen and Leeroy Odiahi who are off to Irish squad training camps this weekend.

Mounthawk Basketballers Off To Irish National Squad Training Weekend

September 21, 2018 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the first time in Mercy Mounthawk’s history, the school has four players heading to Gormanstown, Co. Meath this weekend for the Irish national squad training weekend. Sean and Tim Pollman-Daamen are 3rd year students and have been training with the Irish under 16 team with the last year. This […]

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Katie Dennehy, Ewelina Jaworska, Rachel Driscoll and Edel Moran at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines For Mercy Mounthawk’s Graduation Day

May 27, 2018 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was perfect for photographs after the Sixth Year students of Mercy Mounthawk celebrated their graduation at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday afternoon. The church was packed with the families of around 180 students who reflected on their time in the school. Then it was out […]

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Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley with Mercy Mounthawk students Daniel Sheehy, Hannah Shalvey and Felix Walker, Kevin O'Connor and James Hussey of Cumann Iosaef at Clogherasta in Hawley Park for the screening of the students' documentary on the services of Cumann Iosaef. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Students Highlight Importance Of Cumann Iosaef In Documentary

May 25, 2018 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THREE TY students from Mercy Mounthawk have made a documentary about Cumann Iosaef Community Centre outlining the importance of its work to the local community, Daniel Sheehy, Felix Walker and Hannah Shalvey were prompted to make the film, ‘A Threshold Of Decency’, after a suggestion from their English teacher. The […]

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17/05/2018 - REPRO FREE - National suicide prevention charity, Pieta House, today awarded its Amber Flag to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing. To be awarded the Pieta House Amber Flag, applicant groups must host a mental health awareness event, a fundraiser, and a mental health initiative. The programme encourages teamwork and student contributions and works with school guidance counsellors to include a peer-support element. Pictured at the event are Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry, receiving their certificate and amber flag from Programme Co-Founder Frank Mulvhill (L) & CEO Pieta House, Brian Higgins (R).
Picture: Michael O'Sullivan/OSM Photo

Pieta House Awards Its Amber Flag To Mercy Mounthawk

May 21, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk has received an Amber Flag from national suicide prevention charity, Pieta House. The Amber Flag was presented to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing, last Thursday in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. Health & Wellbeing […]

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Riadh Malik, Lauren O'Grady, Lauren Barrett and Orla O'Riordan at the Mercy Mounthawk annual awards on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Honour Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 18, 2018 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people packed into the school gym last night for the Mercy Mounthawk annual awards. As the school year comes to a close it’s fitting that students who have excelled in academia, sport, art, creativity, diligence and more categories are rewarded for their hard work throughout the year. In […]

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