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

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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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

November 27, 2014 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

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

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VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

October 30, 2014 at 8:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  EVERYONE knows the story of the Ardfert man who tore up his All-Ireland ticket in order to get €2,000 for his GAA club. But what happened next? John Dowling and his girlfriend were stopped by a film crew from AIB outside Croke Park on All-Ireland final day and he […]

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Barry John Keane with Sam Maguire cup and Andrew Barry with the Tom Markham Cup, along with students of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mounthawk Gives Huge Reception For Kerry Stars

October 21, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

SAM was on the move again around the town on Monday. The famous cup received a huge reception, at Mercy Mounthawk, when Barry John Keane accompanied by current pupil, Andrew Barry, with the minor trophy arrived to the school. “Since we won I’ve been looking forward to this day. It’s […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students gathering in the sports hall before they departed on the run. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.,

Mercy Mounthawk Gearing Up For Cycle Against Suicide

October 19, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS and staff of Mercy Mounthawk took part in a fun run in aid of the Donal Walsh inspired charity, ‘Cycle Against Suicide’. The 2.5k run, brought them out of the gates of the school, out the Bracker O’Regan Road, around the roundabout and back again. The run on Friday […]

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Conor O'Mahony, Aine Daly, Brendan O'Connor and Michael Grimes with their awards at Mercy Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk School Honours Exceptional Students

October 13, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk held special awards ceremony on Saturday morning, to honour the students from the school who achieved over 600 points in the Leaving Certificate this year. Principal John O’Roarke presented the four teenagers with a special memento to mark the achievement while their families and staff from the school […]

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The Mounthawk Transition year class prensenting mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, with a pennant to mark the occasion. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rotary Club Encourages Good Citizenship In Mounthawk

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students were paid a visit by town mayor Jim Finucane on Friday morning. The students are taking part in the fifth year of the ‘Interact Club’ in Mercy Mounthawk which is the Junior Rotary Club of Tralee. Mayor Jim Finucane made his visit to commend the Interact […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U19 basketball team that won the Mercy Mounthawk Invitational Basketball tournament at the weekend, front row, from left:

Mounthawk U19s Clinch First Home Invitational Basketball Title

September 9, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk’s U19 Basketball team won their first ever invitational tournament at home after six years of hosting the event. At the weekend, Mounthawk beat St Malachy’s from Belfast in the final by a score of 37-32. “I am thrilled for the boys. Seven games in two days is hard enough […]

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Receiving their Leaving Cert results in Mercy Mounthawk were, from left: Megan Banbry, Kelly Field, Niamh Hurley and Emma Murray. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Video/Photos: Leaving Cert Students’ Joy In Mounthawk And Brookfield

August 13, 2014 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk and Brookfield College reverberated to the sound of nervous students receiving their Leaving Cert exam results on Wednesday morning, after months of hard work and anguish. “We’re absolutely delighted with the results,” said Principal of Brookfield College, Elisha Dowling. “One of our students got 625 points while we […]

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