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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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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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Some of the cast at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students All Set For Production Of Shakespeare Classic

January 19, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

IN JUST  a week, the students at Mercy Mounthawk will be ready to bring a Shakespearean classic to the stage. After months of rehearsals, ‘Romeo And Juliet’ will be performed at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday, January 26, Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at 8pm nightly. Every second year the school alternates […]

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Mixed Fortunes For Tralee Teams In Corn Uí Mhuirí

Mixed Fortunes For Tralee Teams In Corn Uí Mhuirí

January 18, 2017 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will have on representative in the semi-finals of the Corn Uí Mhuirí (Munster Colleges SFC) next month as CBS The Green beat fellow Kerry side IS Killorglin in the quarter-final this afternoon. The Tralee side won by 2-10 to 1-10 at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. They now play Coláiste […]

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Emma Lonergan, Richard Horgan, Shannon McInerney, Leanne Moriarty and Mark Donovan  at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball

January 7, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

THURSDAY night saw over 300 student party in Ballyroe Heights Hotel at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball. It was a fantastic night for the students, most of whom are facing into months of study ahead of the Leaving Cert so it was a chance for all of them to get together […]

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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

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students To Bring Shakespeare Classic To Siamsa Stage

December 24, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

IT may be Christmas, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk are already looking ahead to the new year and their upcoming production of a Shakespearean classic. TraleeToday.ie visited the school on Thursday morning where the students were rehearsing for ‘Romeo And Juliet’ which will be performed at Siamsa Tíre from […]

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REPORT: CBS Beat Mounthawk To Take Home Dunloe Cup

REPORT: CBS Beat Mounthawk To Take Home Dunloe Cup

December 15, 2016 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

A report on the Kerry Schools Under 16 1/2 Dunloe Cup Final at Lewis Road, Killarney… Tralee CBS 1-15 Mercy Mounthawk 1-7 Tralee CBS are champions of Kerry, ultimately outclassing a dogged Mounthawk side following a final at Dr Crokes grounds which only came to life the final quarter. Being the […]

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PHOTOS: Multicultural Night At Mercy Mounthawk Celebrates Diversity

PHOTOS: Multicultural Night At Mercy Mounthawk Celebrates Diversity

December 9, 2016 at 10:57 am 1 comment

Students Saibh Norris and Rebecca Dennehy tell us about a special event in Mercy Mounthawk on Wednesday evening… On Wednesday night, our Youth Social Innovators group URAC (Uniting Race and Culture) organised a multicultural night, held in our school Mercy Mounthawk to unite and celebrate the differences between people within our community. […]

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Rachel Cleary, Ciara Moynihan and Katie Jones  at the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Watch Mounthawk Models Display ‘All Things Irish’ At Fashion Show

December 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE gym at Mercy Mounthawk was packed to capacity last night to see students from Mercy Mounthawk take to the catwalk for their annual fashion show . This year the secondary school’s Transition Years had a theme of ‘All Things Irish’, so the audience was greeted with the sights of rainclouds, Roses, sports outfits of […]

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An Irish Theme For Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Annual Fashion Show

An Irish Theme For Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Annual Fashion Show

November 22, 2016 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at Mercy Mounthawk are gearing up for their annual fashion show and they’re planning something special this year. The secondary school’s Transition Year event will commence Thursday, December 1 and this year’s show has a theme of ‘All Things Irish’. With it being the centenary of the 1916 rising, it seems the […]

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Cathal Hannifin, Sean Cahill and Alan McLoughlin at the ISTA Kerry quiz at IT Tralee South Campus on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Team Wins Kerry Final Of Science Quiz

November 18, 2016 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from CBS The Green came first in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz Kerry regional finals in IT Tralee on Thursday night. The winning team included Alan McLoughlin, Sean Cahill and Cathal Hannafin with their teacher Aine Knightly. Science pays too, as the boys won €100 euro each for […]

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Transition Year students Katie Nagle, Amy O'Mahony and Jenny Fox who have made Christmas Cards to sell with some proceeds going to the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students Make Christmas Cards With A Tralee Theme

November 16, 2016 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE students from Mercy Mounthawk have shown great entrepreneurial spirit to come up with a Christmas product to help raise funds for a worthy cause. 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 […]

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Leaving Cert 2016 students Caoimhe Barry Walsh (625 pts), Donagh O Buachalla (575 pts) and Emma Leahy (575 pts) at the Mercy Mounthawk awards for high-achieving students in State exams on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Honoured For Achievements In State Exams

October 23, 2016 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk held their annual awards reception on Saturday morning for those who obtained the highest grades in Leaving and Junior Certificate exams in 2016. Twelve students were honoured (although Leaving Cert student, Ciara Holmes, was unable to attend) at the ceremony attended by their families and some teachers. Three Leaving Cert students  Caoimhe […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year and Second Year students who took part in Maths Week Ireland at the school. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Maths Week At Mounthawk A Big Plus For Students

October 20, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THEY have been crunching numbers in Mercy Mounthawk all week for Maths Week Ireland. Leading the national celebration of maths were the Transition Year class who developed games for them and Second Year students who were invited to join. The games focused on all around problem solving and it was […]

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Receive a cheque from Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year students were members of Kingdom Wheelblasters, Saoirse Murphy, Lisa Hickey, Mauread Hickey and Leah Hickey

Wheelchair Basketball Match Raises Cash For Kingdom Wheelblasters

October 18, 2016 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST week Mercy Mounthawk transition year students took on their teachers in an annual wheelchair basketball match that raised €165 for local club the Kingdom Wheelblasters. No mercy was shown by teachers who continued their winning streak over students in front of a big crowd in the school gymnasium. It […]

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