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Cast members of Mercy Mounthawk's 'High School Musical', Sarah Brett, Conor Breen, Lily Parker, Gearóid Meehan, Sinead Carr and Eoin Griffin at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A ‘High School Musical’ Treat From Mounthawk Students At Siamsa Tíre

January 19, 2023 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

AUDIENCES at a sold-out Siamsa Tíre were highly entertained last night as the latest production from Mercy Mounthawk students began a four night run. Months of hard work paid off for the students who gave wonderful performances in the popular ‘High School Musical’. Auditions were held as far back as […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U16A team who will play in the All-Ireland schools final   next week.

Mercy Mounthawk Girls Look Forward To All-Ireland Final

January 11, 2023 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mercy Mounthawk Under 16 girls basketball team are preparing for a All-Ireland Schools Cup final next week. Having overcome Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise in the semi-final back in December after a strong performance, they will play Calasanctius Oranmore in the Under 16A Schools Cup final to be played in the National […]

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Liam Carmody, Tara Kilgallen, Aoife Moynihan and Conor Mitchell at the Mercy Mounthawk students' debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 2)

January 9, 2023 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mercy Mounthawk students’ debs ball brought style and glamour to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Over 260 teenagers donned their gladrags for the occasion where they enjoyed a meal and some great entertainment before getting back to the hard work of studying for the leaving cert. We brought […]

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Eddie Sheehy, Jenny Slattery, Aoife O'Connor and Fionán Egan at the Mercy Mounthawk students' debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stylish Night Out At Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 8, 2023 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE wind was howling around Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night as over 260 teenagers arrived for the Mercy Mounthawk students debs ball. After the last students’ ball was held in late February, it was back to the traditional time of early in the new year for the event, organised […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Sophie Hassett, Lilly Nowak and Aoife O'Brien who are looking forward to showcasing their project next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Students Prepare For BT Young Scientist And Technology Exhibition

December 29, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Tralee schools are ready to showcase their projects at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition next month. The event returns as a full, ‘in-person’ event for the first time since 2020 and takes place from January 11 – 14. There are 27 projects from nine Kerry schools […]

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Members of Tralee Tidy Towns, Team Bramble and Mercy Mounthawk students planting trees on Bracker O'Regan Road last week.

Tralee Tidy Towns Teams Up With Team Bramble And Mounthawk School To Plant Trees

December 12, 2022 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns collaborated with Mercy Mounthawk students’ council  and Team Bramble last Tuesday to plant hawthorns. Brendan O’Brien, Chair of Tralee Tidy Towns said: Tralee Tidy Towns was delighted to spend some of the funding from Tralee MD councillors on native Hawthorns. They planted 150 of them to add […]

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WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

November 9, 2022 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk are preparing to welcome parents of prospective students to their Open Day which takes place this Saturday, November 12. The tours of the school will take place at intervals between 10am and 1pm. Contact the school on 066-7102550 for more information. This will be the first […]

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Eimear Litchfield, Ali Lane, Grace O'Connor, Aimee Galvin, Katie Dwyer and Cathy Dwyer at the awards for high achieving Mercy Mounthawk Leaving Cert 2022 students on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Celebrates High-Achieving Students From Class Of 2022

October 23, 2022 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a record-breaking year for Leaving Cert results at Mercy Mounthawk, so it was only fitting that these students were honoured at the school on Saturday. An incredible 22 students achieved over 600 points in the State Exams this year, far exceeding previous records. The school had 38% of […]

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Looking forward to the Mercy Mounthawk annual Fashion Show were students Conor O'Sullivan, Lilly Nowak, Sasha Stack, Emily Malakhova, Anuska Saha, Caoilinn Kenny O'Sullivan, Caragh Kenny O'Sullivan, Éabha Ní Loingsigh and Rachel Sargent. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Go ‘Back To Broadway’ For Annual Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show

October 14, 2022 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

    STUDENTS are bringing Broadway to the catwalk later this month as Mercy Mounthawk’s Transition Years prepare for the annual fashion show. The show has been put on by TY students at the school since 2003, with thousands raised for great causes over the years. In fact last year, […]

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Sponsored: Mercy Mounthawk Invites Applications For Caretaker Position

Sponsored: Mercy Mounthawk Invites Applications For Caretaker Position

October 11, 2022 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk, Tralee, as an equal opportunities employer, is inviting applications for a Caretaker position. The successful applicantwill work 20 hours spread over three days to include either a Saturday or Sunday. There is flexibility in the delivery of hours on the weekdays Monday to Friday between 2:00p.m. and 10:00p.m.  (closing […]

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Ellen Cooke, Katie Dwyer, Kathy Dwyer and Lara Flynn at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation Ceremony at St John's Church on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day Arrives For Mercy Mounthawk Students

May 26, 2022 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Church was packed on Wednesday afternoon as nearly 220 Leaving Cert students from Mercy Mounthawk, joined by their families, attended their graduation ceremony. It’s the first time since 2019 that the ceremony was held and a change of venue from St Brendan’s Church to accommodate the large numbers […]

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TY Active Leisure at Mercy Mounthawk present a cheque to Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Bus at the school on Tuesday.

Mercy Mounthawk Students Raise Funds For Two Organisations

May 25, 2022 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cheques were presented recently to worthy causes thanks to the actions of students at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School. Yesterday, TY Active Leisure presented a cheque for €1358.30 for Kerry Cancer Support Bus after they ran a First Year Olympics, 2nd Year Basketball blitz, First year girls football blitz and a […]

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Lucy and Suzanne Grattan with some of the 20th birthday cakes at the Mercy Mounthawk Garden Fete on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Family Entertainment At Mercy Mounthawk Garden Fete

May 24, 2022 at 1:56 pm 1 comment

HUGE crowds attended a special 20th birthday celebration for Mercy Mounthawk on Sunday as they held a Garden Fete. The whole school community, present and past,  gathered to mark the milestone on the school grounds with many stands set up in the sports hall and marquees outside with a range […]

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Award recipients Jack Dakissia, Matthew O'Mahony and Paddy O'Sullivan at the Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School Annual Awards on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Gather For Mercy Mounthawk Awards Night

May 18, 2022 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the school year almost at an end, it was time to honour the achievements of Mercy Mounthawk students at their annual awards on Tuesday evening. For the first time since 2019, families could once again gather in the Sports Hall with the students, who received awards for academic, sporting, […]

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Launching the 'Mega Raffle' to raise funds for an astro pitch at Mercy Mounthawk were; Deputy Principal Pat Fleming, David Slattery of Slattery's Travel (sponsor), Kieran Hennebery of Hennebery's (sponsor) and Elaine Clancy from the Parents Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Mega Raffle’ To Raise Funds For Mercy Mounthawk Astro Turf Pitch

May 18, 2022 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council has launched a ‘Mega Raffle’ to kick off the fundraising for an Astro Turf pitch for the school. The school believes the time is right to install an all-weather AstroTurf pitch so the students of Mounthawk can reap the benefits of being able to play regardless […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students promote the forthcoming Garden Fete.

Mercy Mounthawk Invites School Community Past And Present To Garden Fete

May 17, 2022 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk is celebrating 20 years since the school was opened in 2002 and is extending an invitation to the whole school community, present and past, to gather to mark the milestone at a Garden Fete this Sunday, May 22, on the school grounds. There will be fun activities for […]

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Rebecca Falvey, Lauren Clifford, Millie Dunne and Róisín Long at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Glamour Of The Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball

February 22, 2022 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Christmas or Summer holidays are the normal times for Debs Balls, the past two years have been anything but normal. The students from Mercy Mounthawk were unable to hold their debs at Christmas due to COVID restrictions, so the mid-term break proved an opportune time to get together […]

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Grace Kirby, Anna Draghici, Laura Dennehy, Caoimhe Cotter and Orlaith McKenna with customers Grace Reidy and Gráinne O'Dwyer at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students Enter Young Social Innovators Projects

February 20, 2022 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE students of Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year are showing their inventive side for this year’s Young Social Innovators (YSI) Programme. The YSI is a Social Innovation Education Programme encourages students to use their talents, insights, passion and creativity to take action and come up with innovative solutions to social challenges […]

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Director Frank Houlihan with Mercy Mounthawk students Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton who acted in 'The Importance Of Being Earnest' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Give ‘Earnest’ Performance At Siamsa Tíre

January 25, 2022 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre hosted a production of the Oscar Wilde classic ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ last week where students from Mercy Mounthawk excelled in their dramatic roles. While attendances were limited to around 150 for Thursday and Friday, people on the waiting list for Saturday’s performance were allowed attend thanks […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U16 side celebrates their win this afternoon.

Mercy Mounthawk Wins U16A Boys All-Ireland Schools Basketball Title

January 19, 2022 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk have won the Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup U16 A Boys Final this afternoon. They beat Malahide Community College at the National Basketball Arena by 56 to 39. The school will be hoping to complete the double when the U19 side play in their All-Ireland Final against St Malachy’s College. […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Conor Bradshaw, Dara Newsome and David Hughes with the two awards they won at Scifest 2020 last weekend. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Enjoys Big Success At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

January 14, 2022 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a fantastic afternoon for Tralee schools, but especially for Mercy Mounthawk at the BT Young Scientists and Technology Exhibition as the award results were announced. Dara Newsome, David Hughes and Conor Bradshaw’s project ‘Specs – A Wearable Smart Device for Dementia Patients’ was Overall Runner-up in the competition, […]

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Schools: Mercy Mounthawk Students To Take Part In National Think Languages Event

Schools: Mercy Mounthawk Students To Take Part In National Think Languages Event

November 14, 2021 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building in the Transition Year classes at Mercy Mounthawk as they prepare for the national #ThinkLanguages2021 event which will take place on Monday, November 22. #ThinkLanguages, an annual initiative organised by Post Primary Languages Ireland  has gone from strength to strength, enjoying the participation of over 12,000 students […]

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Students modelling during the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Raised For Charity As Rock Star Supports Mounthawk Fashion Show

November 12, 2021 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great style on show last night as Mercy Mounthawk’s annual fashion show went ahead as a ‘hybrid’ event…and they even received the support of a famous rock star! The Transition Year students pulled out all the stops to put on an entertaining show, enjoyed in person by their […]

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Launching this year's Mercy Mounthawk TY Fashion Show were, in front; Sarah Maunsell and Molly Sheehy. Back from left; Oisín Gallagher, Kim McTigue, Robert Emerson and James Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Prepare For Annual Fashion Show

November 2, 2021 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk’s annual fashion show will go ahead as a ‘hybrid’ event this year with a green theme to the event. Staged annually by the Transition Year students at the school, the TY year will attend, but everyone else will tune in from home. The link will be available through the […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students with the award.

Tralee Students Are Overall Winners At YSI Awards

May 13, 2021 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE school was today honoured at the Young Social Innovators of the Year Ireland (YSI) Awards for its positive impact in helping to create a more equal, fair, and sustainable world. Picking up the Gold Award, the team from Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee were crowned overall winners of […]

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Ethan Ward, Philip Tracey and Conor Flaherty who are testing their app in Yummy Cafe on Dominick Street.

Students In Tralee Schools Win Awards At BT Young Scientist And Technology Exhibition

January 8, 2021 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

STUDENTS from Tralee schools were successful with their entries in this year’s BT Young Scientist And Technology Exhibition which took place online this year. The awards in various categories were announced this afternoon in an online ceremony. The Science Foundation of Ireland award and Technology Junior Group 1st place went to […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Transition Years preparing for the annual fashion show. From left; Adam Dinner, Coren Hughes, Bríd O'Brien, Róisín Reidy, Anna Kerdzaia, Daisy Nowak and Thomas Maguire. Photo by Dermot Crean

COVID Can’t Stop Annual Mercy Mounthawk Fundraising Fashion Show

November 25, 2020 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

IN this most surreal of years, some things remain the same…well, sort of! The annual Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show will return once again but, of course, it’s going to take place online due to COVID restrictions. “The theme of this year’s show is ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’. Reflective of the times we […]

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Brendan Culloty, Manager of Hugh Culloty; Ethan Fitzgerald, Student, Mercy Mounthawk; and Rachel Fitzgerald, Chairperson of Mercy Mounthawk Parents' Council.

Great Prizes In Raffle To Help Buy Technology Equipment In Mercy Mounthawk

November 24, 2020 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council is running a Christmas Technology Raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won by parents of students in the school. Tralee-based Aspen Grove Solutions has donated a generous amount of money to the parents’ council to help them raise funds for technology within the school. This […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Conor Bradshaw, Dara Newsome and David Hughes with the two awards they won at Scifest 2020 last weekend. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Win Two National Scifest Awards

November 24, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students were celebrating this week after winning two prestigious awards at Scifest 2020, which was held over the past weekend. Dara Newsome, David Hughes and Conor Bradshaw’s ‘Specs’ project — an adapted spectacle system for Dementia patients — won both the Intel Technology Award and the Boston Scientific […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Students Need Public Votes To Win Scifest Award

Mercy Mounthawk Students Need Public Votes To Win Scifest Award

November 20, 2020 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students are competing for the Scifest STEM Outreach Award 2020, but they need your votes to win. At the moment, Dara Newsome, David Hughes and Conor Bradshaw are in second place in the online competition with their ‘Specs’ project which is a spectacle system for Dementia patients. You can […]

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