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Cast members in Mercy Mounthawk's production of 'My Fair Lady' Hannah Tansley, Ailise Ryan and Grainne Raggett.

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Prepare To Stage ‘My Fair Lady’

January 9, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are set to wow audiences in their production of My Fair Lady in Siamsa Tíre later this month. Taking place from Wednesday, January 24 to Saturday, January 27, this classic piece of theatre brings some great musical pieces to the stage performed by a cast which draws […]

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Shay Walsh, Hannah Lenihan, Lauren Griffin, Tom Houston, Niamh O'Sullivan and Shane McElligott at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

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

January 6, 2018 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought coverage of the Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel (click here for previous photos). The style and glamour was only stunning at the event which drew around 300 teenagers. Here’s the second part of our photos taken at the start of the night…

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Katelyn Cashman, Seniz Kuccuk, Fiona O'Shea and Kasia Bella at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 5, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

DEBS season in Tralee drew to a close last night when over 300 students partied at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. After CBS The Green and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held their debs over the past week, this time it was the turn of Mercy Mounthawk students to organise their ball. They certainly […]

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Ellen Lenihan, Riadh O'Sullivan and Seniz Kuccuk at the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Fashion Show at the school gym on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Winter Wonderland Of Fashion From Mercy Mounthawk Students

November 30, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE gym at Mercy Mounthawk was packed on Wednesday night for a colourful and entertaining fashion show from the Transition Year students. The Transition Years took to the runway for their annual fundraising shows at 2pm and 8pm and loads of  money was raised for the great causes of […]

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Shay Collins, Maeve Byrne and Tara Byrne dressing up as historical figures as part of History Week at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Learn From History Week In Mercy Mounthawk

November 25, 2017 at 9:27 am 1 comment

MARTIN Luther, St Brendan and Audrey Hepburn were rubbing shoulders in Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday as the school put on a number of events for History Week. “It’s been a great week and a very busy one,” said Noreen Somers of the history department in the school when we called. “There […]

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In front, Larry Adebayo and Padraig Woods, with at back Vilte Dubickaite and Megan McCarthy and the tower of water bottles to be distributed to every student at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

School’s Environmentally-Aware Initiative To See Reusable Bottles Issued To Students

November 24, 2017 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOWER of water bottles was set up by students at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday afternoon to promote a new environmentally-friendly initiative by the school which starts from next week. “Every student in the school will get a reusable water bottle, so that’s around 1,200 bottles to be distributed,” said […]

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Louis Byrne, Aoife Cassidy, Sarah Healy, Niamh Ryan, Michael Moynihan and, in front, Michael Kerins looking forward to the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Fashion Show next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Prepare For Annual Fashion Show

November 24, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again. Off go the uniforms and on with the top fashions as Mercy Mounthawk Transition Years take to the runway for their annual fundraising fashion shows at 2pm and 8pm on Wednesday November 29. Teacher Stacey O’Leary, who is organising the event with the […]

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Students from Mercy Mounthawk who excelled in State Exams in 2017 were honoured at the school on Saturday morning. Back from left; Ronan Moore (Leaving Cert), Timothy Grimes (Junior Cert), Liam O'Brien (Junior Cert), Ben Kavanagh (Leaving Cert), Thomas Curran (Leaving Cert) and Michael Moynihan (Junior Cert). In front; Charlotte O'Halloran, Mairead Kearney and Diana Meriakri, all Junior Certs. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Honours High-Achieving Students In 2017 State Exams

November 21, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY morning saw a number of current and former students of Mercy Mounthawk receive special awards for their high achievements in the 2017 Junior and Leaving Certificate exams. There were four former Leaving Cert students — Ronan Moore, Ben Kavanagh, Thomas Curran and Ciara McCarthy — and six former Junior Certs […]

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The record attempt in progress.

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Ghosts’ Are World Record Breakers

November 9, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Secondary School celebrated news that they had broken a Guinness World Record last week. On March 24, 560 participants dressed from head to toe in a one-piece white bed sheet with two cut out eye pieces in the school gym to break the  the record of having the most number […]

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WATCH: This Is How Mercy Mounthawk Said Farewell To Retiring Caretaker

WATCH: This Is How Mercy Mounthawk Said Farewell To Retiring Caretaker

October 27, 2017 at 6:19 pm 2 comments

AS goodbyes go, this was a poignant one. All at Mercy Mounthawk gathered today to say farewell to their retiring caretaker Buddy O’Grady, who has been such an integral part of school life over the years. A presentation was made to the John Mitchels man by the school, but he […]

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Pupils Joseph Vizer, Marie Husarova and Jack Lopez at the Mercy Mounthawk open day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Two Tralee Schools Open Their Doors To The Public

October 15, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a Saturday, but two Tralee schools were still very busy as they hosted open days to showcase the many great facilities they can provide to youngsters starting their second-level education next year. Coláiste Gleann Lí saw many families attending and they were met with eager students and teachers […]

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Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada with Tralee student Sinead Ryan who will be representing Ireland in the European Youth Parliament later this month.

Mercy Mounthawk Student Off To European Youth Parliament

July 19, 2017 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has congratulated Mercy Mounthawk student Sinead Ryan on being selected to represent Ireland at the European Youth Parliament in the Czech Republic later this week. The Ireland South MEP met with Sinead in Tralee on Monday to present her with a small donation towards […]

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Gerri O'Brien, Ciara Jeffers, Zoe O'Carroll and Ciara O'Connor at the Mercy Mounthawk Sixth Year graduation ceremony at Our Lady and St Brendan Church on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Time To Say Goodbye As Mounthawk Students Graduate

May 27, 2017 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

OUR Lady and St Brendan’s Church was packed on Friday afternoon as students from Mercy Mounthawk said goodbye to their schooldays. There are 186 Leaving Cert students and most of them were present with their families for the ceremony which was an emotional one for them and the staff at […]

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Student Cian McGrath from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School, Co. Kerry is pictured at the 2017 Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards in Dublin. RTÉ 2FM presenter Eoghan McDermott hosted the special awards ceremony at the Bord Gá

Tralee Teenager Among Winners At National Student Theatre Awards

May 19, 2017 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE school student was among the winners at the the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards 2017 held on Wednesday in the  Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin. Over 1,700 students from 63 schools across Ireland attended the event where the top prize in the Best Dramatic Review category was bestowed […]

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Ellen Cooke, Lara Flynn, Sinead McKeown and Alison Lane at the Mercy Mounthawk annual awards night on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Annual Awards Night At Mercy Mounthawk

May 18, 2017 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SCHOOL awards season is in full swing at the moment. On Wednesday, students and their families gathered in the Mercy Mounthawk school gym to see awards handed out for academic and sporting achievements as well as for contribution to the school community. Because of the large student numbers at the school, First, […]

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Dáire Kennelly (second left) with Coach Jimmy Diggins of Tralee Imperials, teacher and assistant coach Lyndsey  Moriarty and teacher and coach John Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Student Dáire Makes Irish Under 16 Basketball Squad

May 17, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud day for the Kennelly family and Mercy Mounthawk school when news emerged yesterday that a student had made an Irish basketball team. Third year student Dáire Kennelly, from Camp, made the final 12 of the Irish Under 16 team to travel to Sofia in Bulgaria this […]

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The Presentation girls in the 'H2OMG' project. Photo by Dermot Crean

TY Groups From Tralee Schools In National ECO-UNESCO Final

May 10, 2017 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO projects from Presentation Secondary School Tralee and one from Mercy Mounthawk have made the national ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards Final and now need the public’s support to claim the People’s Choice Award The awards ceremony takes place in the Mansion House, Dublin, on May 23 and there are four education centres from Kerry […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Schools Title

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Schools Title

May 9, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk’s 1st year boys team created history becoming the 1st boys team from the school to capture an All-Ireland A schools title on Sunday at University of Limerick. They defeated a St Pats of Castleisland side on a scoreline of 29 to 26 in a nail biting contest, capping off a magical […]

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Rebecca Dennehy and Sadhbh Norris signing the 'Earth Day Pledge' at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Belatedly Celebrates ‘Earth Day’

April 29, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

EARTH Day may have been last Saturday, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk decided to celebrate it this Friday to raise awareness of environmental issues. “We’ve put up a pledge about climate change where students vow to do their best to take care of the environment,” said Transition Year student, Nicole […]

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"Ah sure, isn't it yourself."

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Have Fun Aiming To Break World Record

March 25, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a weird sight from the balcony of the Mercy Mounthawk gym on Friday afternoon as hundreds of students aimed to break a world record. Hundreds of white-clad figures milled around aiming to break the record of having the most number of ‘ghosts’ in one location and raise funds for the Kerry […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students wearing yellow to mark Daffodil Day at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Goes Yellow To Raise Funds For Daffodil Day

March 24, 2017 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual hustle and bustle during the morning break at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday, but there was something different about the students. “The school community is celebrating 30 years of Daffodil Day and to mark it we’re having a non-uniform day,” said teacher Sinead Thornton. The students were asked […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Nominated For National Award

March 16, 2017 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

  THE shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed and Mercy Mounthawk are again in the running. The school, has been shortlisted in the Best Set category for secondary schools for its set creation in the school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Judges said the set […]

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A Spirited Attempt To Break World Record At Mounthawk

A Spirited Attempt To Break World Record At Mounthawk

March 11, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S more than a ghost of a chance that an attempt to break a Guinness Book of Records will succeed later this month in Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School. The school hopes to break the record of having the most number of ‘ghosts’ in one location and raise funds for the Kerry Branch of Arthritis […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Choir Joins With Scotia Ensemble For Concerts

Mercy Mounthawk Choir Joins With Scotia Ensemble For Concerts

March 1, 2017 at 3:16 pm 1 comment

THE choir at Mercy Mounthawk are teaming up with the Scotia Ensemble for  a number of concerts over the next fortnight. Joined by celtic soprano Catriona O’Sullivan, the first concert takes place this Saturday evening at 7.30pm at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School in town. The concerts will feature songs from Irish classical […]

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Pictured receiving the Blarney Exhibition in Science for Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences from NUI Galway is Donnchadh Mac Garry from Fenit

Fenit And Listowel Students Are Top Of The Class In Galway

February 15, 2017 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE top of the class. NUI Galway recently presented prizes to a select group of students for coming top of their class.  The awards were made at a special ceremony which included sponsors and parents on Saturday last and were presented by NUI Galway President, Dr Jim Browne. Two Kerry students were awarded […]

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Action from the Tralee CBS v Mercy Mounthawk Munster Frewen Cup quarter final. Photos by Adrienne McLoughlin

REPORT/PHOTOS: CBS Prevail Against Mounthawk To Reach Frewen Cup Semis

February 8, 2017 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

A report from Tralee CBS on the Munster Under 16½ Frewen Cup Quarter-Final against Mercy Mounthawk… Tralee CBS 6-11 Mercy Mounthawk 3-12 Tralee CBS swept past Mounthawk in a humdinger of a Frewen Cup quarter-final mainly thanks to a third quarter goal glut that proved insurmountable to their neighbours. Played […]

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18 October 2016; Bank of Ireland and Athletics Ireland have joined forces to launch a nationwide search amongst secondary schools to identify and foster talented students. The programme, which aims to encourage greater participation amongst secondary school students in athletics, will culminate in an athletics Master Class with 200 top students with advice and tips from Ireland’s top sports psychologists, nutritionists and athletes including former European Indoor Championship gold medallist David Gillick. To nominate your school to participate in the Athletics Programme see www.boi.com/athletics. Pictured at the announcement in Santry Stadium, Santry, Dublin are Irish Athlete David Gillick with children from Sutton Park School, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

Tralee School Selected For National Athletics Masterclass

February 4, 2017 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from a secondary school in Tralee have been selected to participate in an athletics masterclass alongside 200 top track and field students from across the country this March. The top 10 athletics students from Mercy Secondary School in Tralee have been selected to attend the prestigious masterclass event in the […]

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Fourth Year Student of Mercy Secondary School MountHawk with their Teacher Ann O'Shea Daly. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Mercy Mounthawk Students Raise Awareness Of Blindness

February 2, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE students of Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk walked around blindfolded yesterday to raise awareness of blindness in the school and the daily challenges people with visual impairment face. The five students – Alex Kelly, Sadbh Griffin, Mary O’Connell, Rachel O’Regan and Heidi Crean – were blindfolded for the day, guided by their helpers – […]

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Sadhbh Norris, Rebecca Dennehy, Katie Doyle, Ori Beqaj, Rheia McElligott at the premiere of Mercy Mounthawk's production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Siamsa Tire on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Enjoy Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’

January 28, 2017 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A PACKED crowd, great sets and superb performances are gracing Siamsa Tire these nights at an excellent production of a Shakespeare classic. Excitement was palpable backstage before the opening performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ from the students of Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday night. But Director Tony Behan told the students to enjoy […]

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Breda Dyland, Manager of Kerry Cancer Support Group (second right) accepts a cheque from Mercy Mounthawk Students, Jenny Fox (second left), Amy O'Mahony and Katie Nagle. Also included is Administrator at KCSG, Trish Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Raise Funds For Charity With Christmas Card Sales

January 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk helped out a local charity and at the same time showed great entrepreneurial spirit during the Christmas season. Katie Nagle from Ballyroe along with Caherslee girls Amy O’Mahony and Jenny Fox, are Transition Years who decided to enter the Young Entrepreneurs Programme under the name JAK Christmas Cards. For their […]

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