Post Tagged with: "Mercy Mounthawk"

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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Mercy Mounthawk, students get behind their health promotion week. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Internet Safety To The Fore At Mercy Mounthawk Health Promotion Week

November 18, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

ALL this week a number of talks will be taking place in Mercy Mounthawk secondary school as part of their health promotion week. With social media and technology become an ever increasing part of our lives, the school have decided to focus in on internet security. First and second year […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students who will take part in the schools first ever '5k Colour Run'  were, from left: Gerald Tobin, Lauren O'Grady, Liam O'Mallay and Riadh Malik. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mercy Mountwalk Students With A Colourful Idea For Health Week

November 3, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK will host its first ever 5k colour run on Friday November 20, as part of the school’s health promotion week. Transition year students are the core organisers of the run which will see students set off all in white and get doused in multi-coloured powdered paint with every kilometre […]

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PHOTOS: Top ‘A’ Students Honoured By Mercy Mounthawk

PHOTOS: Top ‘A’ Students Honoured By Mercy Mounthawk

October 21, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk held their annual awards reception for those who obtain the highest grades in Leaving and Junior Certificate exams in 2015 on Saturday. Eight students were honoured for their grades in the State exams with Principal John O’Roarke, in his speech, pointing out that only 0.6% nationally received 10A’s or more and they had 2.5% […]

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Tralee Imperials players launching 'Paint it Pink' were, from left: . Courtney Ryan, Jaunita Robayo, Rheanna O'Shea and Cassandra Buckley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Basketball Side To ‘Paint it Pink’ For Breast Cancer Awareness Week

October 20, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials Team Garveys will mark their match against Fr Matthews of Cork this Saturday with an Irish Cancer Society Breast Cancer Awareness initiative. Patrons are invited to come along to the game wearing something pink and make a small donation to help to raise vital life-saving funds supporting breast cancer research […]

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Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

October 10, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK are getting set to host their huge fundraising activity this coming Sunday as they look to raise money for a state of the art extension to the school. The ‘Monster Bingo’ fundraiser will take place in the school’s gym at 3pm where it is expected that there will be […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT fundraiser was held in Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning to raise funds for a worthy cause. First year students sat down in the canteen area to enjoy a bowl of cereal thanks to an idea from Tori Lonergan, an LCA 2 student. “The event is to raise awareness about Childline and […]

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Collecting their Junior Certificate Results were, Mercy Mounthawk, students, from left: Ashling McGlaughlin, Leanne O'Brien, Allie McCord, Emely Quirke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Excitement In Mounthawk As Students Receive Junior Cert Results

September 9, 2015 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a buzz of activity outside the gymnasium in Mercy Mounthawk, on Wednesday morning as expectant students waited to receive their Junior Certificate results. Among the high achievers were five students who received 10 A’s and four who got nine A’s. “We’re really happy as our students performed comfortably above […]

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Kieran Donaghy poses for a 'selfie' with some of the kids at the 'Team Kerry Basketball Summer Camp'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Donaghy Drops In For ‘Team Kerry’ Basketball Summer Camp

July 25, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 80 boys and girls from across Kerry took part in the ‘Team Kerry Basketball Summer Camp’ in Mercy Mounthawk  during the week. The camp which is in its sixth year prides itself on its high coach to player ratio, with one coach for every nine players. Ages of participants went […]

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Winner of the Minor Boys Long Jump competition, Sean Quilter, from Tralee CBS in action. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin.

PHOTOS: Tralee Athlete Wins Long Jump Gold At All-Ireland Championships

June 3, 2015 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

  THE All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships were held Tullamore on Saturday, with Tralee CBS and Mercy Mounthawk students flying the flag for Tralee. Athletes from the four provinces competed having qualified through three stages – county and provincial 1&2. The competition was of a very high standard, with […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Girls Win National Basketball Title

Mercy Mounthawk Girls Win National Basketball Title

May 6, 2015 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has a new All-Ireland winning team after Mercy Mounthawk won a final yesterday in Dublin. The first year team clinched the All-Ireland Schools First Year B Final title at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght, beating Presentation Kilkenny 40-14. “It was a massive achievement,” said Head Coach, Tomás O’Hanlon, when we […]

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At the 'Live Life Campaign Cycle Against Suicide' on in Mercy Mounthawk were, from left: Martin Hayes, Vera Murphy, Michelle Darcy, Michael Murphy and Kevin Cooper. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Cycle Against Suicide Visits Mercy Mounthawk

May 6, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 700 hundred cyclists made Mercy Mounthawk their destination on Sunday as the secondary school hosted the Cycle Against Suicide participants. This is the third year of Cycle Against Suicide, which is an event that intends raise awareness of the mental health issues in each town it travels through with […]

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Tralee Schools Come Out On Top in Athletics Competition

Tralee Schools Come Out On Top in Athletics Competition

May 1, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE school students took home a huge share of wins at an athletics meeting this week. The annual Kerry Colleges Track and Field Championships at An Riocht Athletic Track, Castleisland were held last Tuesday April 28, when over 400 athletes braved the less than desirable conditions to take part in the […]

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Labour TD for North Kerry, Arthur Spring and Minister for Education, Jan O'Sullivan speak with children in Blennerville National School. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Minister Tours Schools With New Construction Projects In The Pipeline

May 1, 2015 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  MINISTER for Education, Jan O’Sullivan was in Tralee on Thursday and visited three schools with current and future construction projects on stream. Accompanied by Kerry North/West Limerick Labour Deputy Arthur Spring, Minister O’Sullivan began her visit at Blennerville National School, where the new school building is progressing on time […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Ready To Welcome ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ This Sunday

Mercy Mounthawk Ready To Welcome ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ This Sunday

April 28, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL school will this weekend play host to over one thousand cyclists as they roll into town as part of mental health campaign, ‘Cycle Against Suicide’. They hope to promote the message that ‘It’s okay to not be okay and that you can ask for help.’ Mercy Mounthawk […]

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Taking part in the charity wheelchair basketball match in Mercy Mounthawk, were, front from left: Ciaran Hattar, Dept Principal Pat Fleming, Dara O'Keeffe, Dara Devine, Mark Maloney,  Liam Culloty. Back: Eoin McElligott, Giles Appleby, Donagh O'Brien, David Williams., Evan Doody,  Ronan Fitzgerald and Robbie Dinan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Students Face Teachers In Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser

April 16, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students faced off against teachers in a match with a difference. On Wednesday, competitors strapped themselves into wheelchairs for a charity basketball match with all proceeds going to the Kerry Hospice Foundation and the Irish Wheelchair Association. The initiative was the brainchild of Mercy Mounthawk PE teacher, […]

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At the St John of Gods 'I Have A Dream' musical on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Teresa O'Brien, Joe Burkett, Brona Enright, Sharon O'Sullivan, Niamh O'Connor and Dan O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Big Musical Production From St John Of God Is A Hit In Siamsa

April 3, 2015 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a couple of nights for St John of God services in Tralee as they performed ‘I Have A Dream’ musical in Siamsa Tire on Tuesday and Wednesday. Volunteers and clients at St John of God had been working hard together over the past few weeks to try and get everything […]

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Mounthawk Basketballers Win South-West Regional Final

Mounthawk Basketballers Win South-West Regional Final

March 27, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOUNTHAWK second years boys basketball team were victorious in the Southwest Regional Finals last week as they put their perfect winning record this season on the line against St Pat’s of Castleisland. The tournament was held in the Castleisland Community Centre with Mounthawk having qualified for the final by beating […]

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Presentation Secondary School students Sarah Gavaghan and Isabel O'Donoghue at the Kerry LEO Student Enterprise Awards at the ITT on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: More From The Kerry LEO Student Enterprise Awards

March 22, 2015 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we told you about the winners of Kerry Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Student Enterprise awards held at the ITT on Friday (click here for previous story and photos). In total there was over 50 stands from schools all over the county with projects ranging from cookbooks to mobile accessories, entries embracing ever-changing technology and ones with a nod […]

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200 Mercy Mounthawk girl students take part in 'Black Wednesday'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students Stage ‘Black Wednesday’ As Part Of ‘Malala’ Week

February 26, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

  MERCY Mounthawk demonstrated their illustrious history in the area of campaigning and charity on Wednesday. The ‘Mercy Mounthawk Justice and Peace Group’ kicked off their latest campaign to raise awareness about those in the world who are denied an education. The ‘Justice and Peace Group’ is one that aims to […]

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At the Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council Table Quiz, were from left: John Ferguson, Kitty O'Connell, Maureen Harris, Anne Ferguson. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council Table Quiz

February 7, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council hosted a table quiz on Thursday night in the Brogue Inn as a fundraiser for many initiatives. The main fundraiser at the moment is the building extension which broke ground in December and approximately €250,000 needs to be raised for the work. “Considering how tough […]

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Graham’s Jigsaw Work Earns Him National Recognition

Graham’s Jigsaw Work Earns Him National Recognition

February 3, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A TEENAGER from Tralee is one of 20 young people nationally to be recognised in the Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards Programme. Graham Nelligan, a sixth year student at Mercy Mounthawk, has been recognised for the motivation, service and impact he has demonstrated for his local community. Graham has been volunteering with […]

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Amanda Twomey, Gemma O'Connor, Ellen Dempsey and Elisha Buckley at the opening night of the Mercy Mounthawk students' performance of 'The Plough And The Stars' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Full House For Mounthawk Students’ Show At Siamsa

January 30, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre was packed last night as students from Mercy Mounthawk performed the first show in their three night run of ‘The Plough And The Stars’. Their fellow students, as well as teenagers from other schools around the county, watched on as the actors delivered top performances to justify all the […]

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At the Mercy Mounthawk, Mark Doe cookery demonstration were, from left:  Elanor Maloney, Kate Barry, Pauleen Lynch and Isabelle Lynch. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Healthy Turnout For Mercy Mounthawk Cooking Event

January 22, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year when many people are watching their waistlines, so to help people on their quest for a healthier new year, a cookery demonstration took place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday. Proceeds on the night were in aid of the new Mercy Mounthawk extension fund and well-known chef […]

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At the cheque handover from money raised by the Mercy Mounthawk, Students v Teachers, Mark Maloney,Giles Appleby 
Back Megan Kennedy, Gavin Kennedy,Keith O'Flaherty,Ted Moynihan,Kerry Hospice,Olivia Dineen (teacher), Michael Daly,Mary Ann Sullivan, Donagh O'Brien

Mounthawk Teachers v Students Match Raises Money For Palliative Care Unit

January 21, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a chance for students of Mercy Mounthawk to get a bit of revenge back on teachers for all that homework, when they held an indoor soccer match in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital last week. The students and staff raised €200 for the charity […]

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Marian Teahan, Jennifer Conway, Bláithín Griffin, Denise McKenzie Vass, Michelle O'Leary and Aislinn McCarthy at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: School’s Out As Mounthawk Students Show Some Style At Debs

January 4, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students swapped the uniforms for some stunning dresses and stylish suits on Saturday night. The occasion was, of course, their Debs Ball where up to 300 people enjoyed a night of food and fun at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They enjoyed a meal followed by DJ Ahmed rocking […]

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Sod Is Turned On €1.7m Extension Work At Mercy Mounthawk

Sod Is Turned On €1.7m Extension Work At Mercy Mounthawk

December 16, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WORK has commenced in Mercy Mounthawk on a €1.7 million project which will improve and develop facilities in the school. The extension will contain seven classrooms,  four resource rooms an extended canteen space – which will double as a performance space – and a new toilet block. At the turning of […]

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The school choir at the Mercy Mounthawk Christmas Carol on in St Brendan's Church. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Performs A Very Special Christmas Carol

December 12, 2014 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK held its annual Christmas carol event in St Brendan’s Church on Thursday night. Two choirs sang on the night, one made up of 63 students and the other a 25 strong group of Mounthawk teachers took to the stage to show off their vocal prowess at the event. […]

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Teaching staff from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tomás Mac Muiris, Fiona Uí Mhuiris, Deirdre Ní Chochláin and Principal Austin Ó Seachnasaigh  taking part in the official strike on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Teachers Take To Picket Line At Tralee Secondary Schools

December 3, 2014 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

SECONDARY school teachers in Tralee joined their comrades all over the country in the one day strike yesterday over changes to the Junior Certificate. Thousands of students attending Presentation, Mercy Mounthawk, CBS The Green, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Coláiste Gleann Lí had a day off as members of teaching unions walked the picket […]

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