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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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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

  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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Artist, Mary J Leen with Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne and Mercy Mounthawk Principal, John O'Rourke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mercy Mounthawk €1.6 Million Centenary Building Is Officially Opened

May 10, 2016 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new extension in Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School was officially opened on Monday. The ‘Centenary Building’ contains seven classrooms, a number of special needs rooms and these rooms wrap around a large hall which contains a stage for school performances. The €1.6 million development was officially opened by Jimmy Deenihan who, while Minister […]

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John Hooper Award Competition winners,  Hugo Wells, Lauren O'Grady, Nessa Mcgarty, Richard Bowler, Colin McDavid and Teacher Eileen Flanagan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students Are Super Hooper Award Winners

May 8, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of three Mercy Mounthawk students have won first prize in a prestigious national competition. Mounthawk transition year students, Richard Bowler, Lauren O’Grady and Nessa McGarty will be awarded with the CSO John Hooper medal for statistical analysis and also bagged€1,000 for the school and €600 for themselves after the […]

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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

Mercy Mounthawk Scoops Top Prizes At Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards

May 7, 2016 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

MERCY Mounthawk is celebrating a fantastic two successes in the 2016 Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards on Thursday in Dublin. In what was an amazing achievement for the students, the school took home the top prize in the Best Set category for its set design in the school’s production ‘Les Misérables’ and then the […]

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Presentation Secondary School students at the launch of the project back in January.

Groups From Tralee Schools Make Finals Of National Eco-Unesco Awards

May 5, 2016 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Transition Year groups from Presentation Secondary School and two from Mercy Mounthawk have made the final of the Eco-Unesco Youth Environmental awards to be held later this month and you can vote for the projects online in a public vote. Both “If your dog poops, You Scoop” campaign and the […]

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Director Tony Behan gives last minute instructions to cast members at the opening night of Mercy  Mounthawk's production of Les Miserables at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Looks Forward To Bord Gáis Theatre Awards

April 24, 2016 at 7:48 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Secondary School has been shortlisted for two awards in the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards which takes place early next month. They are up in the Best School Play category for its 2015 production of ‘The Plough and the Stars’ and the Best Set category for this year’s ‘Les […]

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Transition Year Mercy Mounthawk students with Oliver Haughey from SkyDome, from left: Patrick O'Donnell, Josh McGuire, Killian Dalton, Roksana Mecaj, Oliver Haughey, Charlotte Murphy, Ali Feely, Avril Fitzgerald and Zack Brosnan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mercy Mounthawk Students Go Intergalactic With Skydome

April 18, 2016 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

    TRANSITION year students in Mercy Mounthawk secondary school explored the universe on Monday. SkyDome a mobile planetarium visited the school and allowed students the chance interact with planets, stars, galaxies and other objects in our universe. The SkyDome can hold up to 45 people at a time and […]

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Spa NS And Mercy Mounthawk Shortlisted In Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards

Spa NS And Mercy Mounthawk Shortlisted In Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards

March 15, 2016 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

SPA National School and Mercy Mounthawk have been shortlisted in this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards, and will now travel to a special awards ceremony taking place at the Bord Gais Enegry Theatre on May 5, 2016. Spa N.S. has been shortlisted in the Best Musical Number category for its […]

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At the Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council Table Quiz were, from left: Mary O'Sullivan, Claire O'Connor, Jane Deasy and Margaret O'Brien. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Parents Council Quiz It Up In The Brogue

March 4, 2016 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents Council held a table quiz on Thursday night in the Brogue Inn in aid of funds for student activities at the secondary school. There was a great turnout at this annual event which has been going on now for over ten years. Funds from the night go towards […]

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Mounthawk Students Do Their Bit To Raise Awareness For Homelessness

Mounthawk Students Do Their Bit To Raise Awareness For Homelessness

March 4, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE YSI Group, ‘The Road Home’, from Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee, have recently raised thousands of euro for the homeless charity, Focus Ireland, by completing a series of fundraisers. First, the group slept outside for a night on the grounds of their school in order to understand what being homeless is like. This […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Students Raise Funds For A Monument To Inclusivity

Mercy Mounthawk Students Raise Funds For A Monument To Inclusivity

February 10, 2016 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of students at Mercy Mounthawk are trying to raise funds for a monument to show Tralee’s inclusivity when it comes to all cultures and religions. The Youth Social Innovators group is called ‘Generation I’ and their aim is to make other cultures feel welcome in Ireladand. This week […]

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Sean Carmody, David Corkery, Sam Boyle, Darragh Clarke and Pierce O'Brien going through last minute preparations at the opening night of Mercy  Mounthawk's production of Les Miserables at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sell-Out Run Of Shows For Mounthawk Production Of ‘Les Miserables’

January 29, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are currently in the midst of a sell-out run of their latest production in Siamsa Tíre. Around 70 students in all are involved in the cast an when we visited just before curtain-up on Wednesday night, they were busily preparing for the opening performance. “We do a […]

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The CBS The Green team that took part in Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships.

PHOTOS: Tralee Secondary School Students Win At Cross Country Event

January 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE athletes excelled at the Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday at The Demesne, Killarney. Tralee CBS beat competition from around the county to win the ‘Best School Award’ for boys, with Mercy Mounthawk coming in second place and Presentation Milltown 3rd. Presentation Killarney won ‘Best Girls School’ with Mercy Mounthawk once […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Mounthawk Transition Years Sleepout To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Issue

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Mounthawk Transition Years Sleepout To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Issue

January 23, 2016 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students spent a night sleeping outside the school gym on Thursday to highlight the national issue of homelessness and to raise funds for Focus Ireland. Continued below… The weather was terrible with wind and rain battering the building but the students, part of the transition year Young Social Innovators Group, toughed it […]

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Launching the Mercy Mounthawk Credit Union were, front row, from left: Una Gleasure Farmer, John Holmes, Sean Roche, Lauren O'Grady, Ian Dillane. Back Row: Ali Feely, Sean Walsh, Tom Guerin, Jim O'Rourke, ,Lauren Murphy, Finan McCarthy, Avril Fitzgerald and Liam O'Leary. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students Launch Their Own Credit Union

January 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students have launched their own school Credit Union that will operate every Friday at lunch time. Tralee Credit Union and Mercy Mounthawk have partnered to promote saving among secondary students. As an incentive to sign up, the Credit Union will put €10 in their account to get the ball […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students who will take part in 'The Road Home Sleep Out'  in aid of homeless were, from left: Evan O'Connor, Conor Higgins, Sean Costello, Ian Dillane, Tom Guerin, Joe O'Connor, Chloe Hogan Katie Ryan, Anna Morrison, Ali Feely, Thomas Healy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Issue

January 13, 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are set to spend a night sleeping outside the school gym next week to highlight the homelessness issue. On Friday, January 21, the transition year students will take part in the event and the following morning – feeling suitably cold and unrested we imagine – they will be […]

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PHOTOS: More Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball

PHOTOS: More Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball

December 24, 2015 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very stylish affair at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday night for the Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball. Yesterday we brought you images from the glamorous event (click here for previous coverage) and now here’s the rest of our photos. Scroll down for photos…  

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PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs In Sparkling Fashion

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs In Sparkling Fashion

December 23, 2015 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students swapped the uniforms for some stunning dresses and stylish suits on Tuesday night. The occasion was, of course, their Debs Ball where up to 330 people enjoyed a night of food and fun at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They enjoyed a meal followed by Phil N The Blanks […]

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Report Shows Where The Class Of 2015 Went To College

Report Shows Where The Class Of 2015 Went To College

December 3, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO Tralee schools have a 100 per cent rate of students progressing to third level colleges according to data released on Schooldays.ie They are named as Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Tralee Community College (Coláiste Gleann Lí). The data gives a breakdown of where 2015  Leaving Certificate students went to college this […]

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There was a great crowd at the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: High Fashion At Mercy Mounthawk For Annual Festive Show

November 26, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students of Mercy Mounthawk, produced their own fashion show on Wednesday night in aid of the the school building fund which was attended by hundreds of students and their families. A huge amount of effort was put in by the students who took part in every facet of […]

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Covered in a orange cloud. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: An Explosion Of Colour At Fun Mounthawk Event

November 21, 2015 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK students made full use of the multi-coloured powdered paint that was doused on participants as part of their colour run. The secondary school hosted its first ever 5k event of its kind on Friday, as part of Health Promotion Week at the school. Teachers and students saw the run as […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Prepares For Christmas Fashion Show

Mercy Mounthawk Prepares For Christmas Fashion Show

November 19, 2015 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be one of the highlights of the year in Mercy Mounthawk next Wednesday when the students hold a fashion show in aid of the school extension fund. The theme of the show is “One Month ‘Til Christmas” and you can expect to see the latest fashions from local […]

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