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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 0 comments

  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 0 comments

  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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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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Launching Mercy Mounthawk health week were, in front: Michael O'Gara, Ciaran Monaghan, Kieran Coggins, and Saoirse Murphy. Back: Ian McCarthy, Meagan McBride, Patricia Motor, Niall Hurley, Rachel Godley, Orla O'Reilly, Dylan O'Shea and Aideen Fox. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mercy Mounthawk Plans Numerous Events For Health Promotion Week

October 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

ALL next week, health will be at forefront of activities at Mercy Mounthawk for the school’s annual Health Promotion Week. A wheelchair basketball tournament that pits transition year students against teachers is the main event of the week, with proceeds from the games going to charity. The week is steered […]

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Careers Night For Students Held At Mercy Mounthawk School

Careers Night For Students Held At Mercy Mounthawk School

October 7, 2016 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

SENIOR cycle students at Mercy Mounthawk got some guidance on their options for the future at an event at the school on Thursday night. A careers night was organised by the Parents’ Council and our Career guidance department. It saw 24 different speakers coming in from different fields in the local area covering […]

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Pictured are Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. The school took home two awards from the ceremony on Thursday at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Tralee Students Urged To Enter Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Awards

September 16, 2016 at 11:12 am 0 comments

LAST year Mercy Mounthawk were big winners and now the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards looking for Tralee and Kerry entrants in the prestigious competition. The organisers are calling all aspiring actors, playwrights, singers and costume designers in the county to enter in the fourth year of the highly successful awards set up […]

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Presentation students, Yolanda Dobbelaar, Feruka Kennedy, Mairead Dowling and Clodagh McKenna after sitting the first of their Leaving Cert exams. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Optimistic Mood As Leaving Cert And Junior Cert Exams Kick Off

June 9, 2016 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

  HUNDREDS of Tralee teenagers began the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams yesterday so we visited Mercy Mounthawk, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Presentation secondary schools to gauge the mood of the students as they left the exam rooms. The first hurdle to leap was English Paper 1 which began yesterday morning at 9:30, […]

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Ciara Murphy, Aoife Leahy, Ellen O'Brien, Lena Harkin and Emer Leahy at the Mercy Mounthawk graduation ceremony at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday afternoon. Photo  by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Special Day For Mercy Mounthawk Students At Graduation

May 28, 2016 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

THERE was standing room only in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday afternoon as sixth year students from Mercy Mounthawk celebrated a milestone event in their lives with their graduation from their schooldays. Over 200 students, family members and staff from the school were there for a Mass and […]

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Winners of Student of the Year, Ali Feely and Liam O'Leary with teacher Shane Kissane and principal John O'Rourke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Hosts Awards Night For Transition Year Students

May 26, 2016 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

OVER 130 Mercy Mounthawk students celebrated the end of their year with an awards ceremony held in the school on Wednesday night. Individual awards were handed out to around 60 students with the Student of the Year awards going to Ali Feely and Liam O’Leary. Over the course of the […]

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Tralee Schools’ Students Heading To European Parliament In Strasbourg

Tralee Schools’ Students Heading To European Parliament In Strasbourg

May 18, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

FOUR Mercy Mounthawk and two Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students will head to the European Parliament next week as part of a group of eight Kerry teenagers attending an event there. This year the Kerry Comhairle na nÓg was invited by Sean Kelly MEP to attend the European Youth Event (EYE) which will […]

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MERCY MOUNTHAWK SECONDARY SCHOOL ANNOUNCED AS WINNER OF LIDL LGFA POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS STORE COMPETITION
Pictured at the Lidl store in Tralee at the prize hand-over for the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition are students and representatives from the Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School GAA team in Tralee, Included are  Meagan Sheehy, Captain with in front Colm o'Flaherty, LIDL and teamamtes Lianna Williams, Erica Jones, Aishling O'Shea, Lydia Zavadska, Ciara Nix, Nicola O'Mahony, Caoimhe Moore, Jade Powell, Leeanne O'Brein and Juliane Foley.
The school was announced as the winner for the Lidl store in Tralee, following a six-week nomination period which saw local schools battle it out to win votes from customers. Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School was one of 145 lucky schools across Ireland to take home a kit bag for its school containing jerseys and GAA equipment.
As part of the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, Lidl has donated GAA jerseys and equipment worth €250,000 to 145 post-primary school teams across Ireland, reinforcing its commitment to serious support for ladies’ GAA at all levels of the community. Other winning schools in county Kerry include Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine in Kenmare, Coláiste na Sceilge in Cahersiveen, Tarbert Comprehensive School, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne in Dingle, St Brigid's Secondary School in Killarney and Castleisland Community College.
Speaking about the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, Jennifer Gleeson, Sponsorship Manager, Lidl Ireland, said: “Since the launch of our partnership with the Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) in January, we have worked to engage with communities, clubs, schools and county teams across the country to show our dedication to providing serious support for the sport. We were delighted to be able to provide jerseys and equipment to 145 schools across Ireland, including Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School, as part of the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, and we look forward to continuing our support of ladies’ Gaelic football through various initiatives and programmes over the coming three years.”
In January, Lidl and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) announced a landmark partnership which saw the brand become the Official Retail Partner to the LGFA and the title sponsors of the Lidl Ladies National Football League, as well as grassroots activity. 

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Mercy Mounthawk Wins Sports Gear In Lidl Competition

May 16, 2016 at 11:10 am 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk secondary school has been announced as a winner of Lidl’s Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) post-primary schools store competition. The school was announced as the winner for the Lidl store in Tralee, following a six-week nomination period which saw local schools battle it out to win votes from customers. Mercy Mounthawk […]

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