Post Tagged with: "Mercy Mounthawk"

Joy Murphy, Diana Meriakri and Jessica Murphy who took part in the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Show at the school on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music, Song, Fashion And Drama At Transition Year Show In Mounthawk

April 21, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A PACKED Centenary Hall in Mercy Mounthawk witnessed a fantastic night of entertainment as Transition Years put on their annual show. Music from ‘High School Musical’, drama scenes from ‘Playboy Of The Western World’, Junk Kouture fashion, music and so much more entertained families of the students who put a […]

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Mercy Mounthawk pupils with new IT equipment bought by funds raised by the Parents Council. Also included is Elaine Clancy, Parents Council, Kathleen Holmes, Chairperson of Parents Council, Shane Kissane, Deputy Principal and Will Nolan, IT/Computing teacher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Parents Council Helps Mounthawk Pupils Take Coding To A New Level

April 20, 2018 at 9:50 am 0 comments

STUDENTS from Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk are getting the chance to code with Raspberry Pi computers this year, thanks to funding from the Parents Council. First year pupils this year have been timetabled computer science classes which allows them to explore various areas of computational logic, develop games and now […]

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Deputy Michael Healy Rae with  Chairpeople of the Mercy Mounthawk European Youth Parliament event, David Fitzgerald, Mary O'Connell, Danny Sheehy, Mairead Kearney, Darragh Clark, Sean Hennessy and Cllr Sam Locke. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Holds European Youth Parliament Event

April 13, 2018 at 3:20 pm 1 comment

THE transition year European Studies class in Mercy Mounthawk  hosted a mock European Youth Parliament for all second year students on Friday. Kerry Independent Deputy, Michael Healy Rae, was the special guest speaker on the day and he spoke on a wide range of topics for the students. The TD […]

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Mercy Mounthawk 1st year A Southwest champions

Mounthawk Captures Two Southwest A Titles In A Week 

March 19, 2018 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was quite a week for Mercy Mounthawk basketball teams as they created history winning both the 1st and 2nd year boys southwest “A” basketball titles for the first time in the school’s history. On Tuesday the 1st year boys faced up vs local rivals CBS Tralee in the semi-final […]

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Emergency services try to get Carl Heaton out of a vehicle during a simulated accident situation at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students See Road Accident Simulation At Mounthawk

March 11, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club, in association with An Garda Siochana, Red Cross, Kerry County Fire Department presented an event at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday, aimed at raising awareness of the dangers on our roads. As part of Tralee Rotary Club’s plan for the year, they decided to introduce the ‘Just One Life’ […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

February 28, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Parents Council at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School is holding a table quiz on Thursday, March 8at 7.30pm. This will be a great night for all ages to pit their general knowledge skills on a wide range of questions. The Parents Council has decided to hold their quiz in the […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Invites Parents For Talk On Social Media

Mercy Mounthawk Invites Parents For Talk On Social Media

February 27, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk are celebrating their theme of ‘Family’ in a special way from March 5th -9th under the slogan of ‘Family First Forget Fones’ and a talk will be held this Thursday about social media and its effect on family life. For the week, the focus will be […]

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Terry Healy (second from right) of Terry's Butcher's Oakpark presented jerseys to the Under 14 Mercy Mounthawk Basketball Team on Friday. Also included are assistant coaches Lyndsey Moriarty and Jimmy Diggins and Head Coach John Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Teams Get Ready For All-Ireland Semi-Finals

February 17, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

TWO teams at Mercy Mounthawk are preparing for All Ireland semi-finals next week. First up, the under 14 boys play St Pats of Cavan in the All A Ireland Under 14 cup semi final this Tuesday, February 20, in the National Basketball Arena Dublin. In the previous rounds they beat […]

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Cian Devine, Sean Caplis and Timothy Grimes, cast members in Mercy Mounthawk's 'My Fair Lady' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘My Fair Lady’ Playing To Packed Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

January 26, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are playing to full houses at Siamsa Tíre this week as they stage the classic musical, ‘My Fair Lady’. The students and staff members involved have put in a massive effort over the past few months and it’s all paying off creating a wonderful experience for themselves […]

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A large group at the Mercy Mounthawk YSI students Family First Canal Walk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Brave Elements For Walk By The Canal

January 20, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable Friday night with the rain spitting down, but well done to those who showed up for an event organised by students from Mercy Mounthawk. Family First, a group of Young Social Innovators from the school, organised the family fun walk by the canal. While it was hoped […]

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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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