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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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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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