St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School


Welcome to the St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School website.

We are a Catholic Mercy School, under the trusteeship of CEIST. Our school is a happy, dynamic and caring place of learning. We are situated in the heart of the community of Navan and currently have an enrolment of over 700 girls.


Latest News

Well-being Week 2019

Our Odd Sock Day kicked off our Well-Being Week with lots of colourful, creative entries on our corridors throughout the day!

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Ezio Lupo Bursary Competition

Well done to 2nd years Alice, Aleksandra and Katie, who came runners up in the Ezio Lupo Bursary Competition recently, they represented our school with pride. Many thanks to Ms Hickey for her support and encouragement!

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Well-being Week 2019

Our Well-being Week kicks off on Monday 21st January with lots of exciting events planned throughout the week. Our Programme of Events includes workshops on sleep, personal safety, resilience and much more!

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Enable Ireland Christmas Fundraiser

Our recent Christmas fundraiser in aid of Enable Ireland Navan raised a total of €1,160! Thank you to everyone who donated to this worthy cause and to our Student Council for planning and organising.

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Happy Christmas

Every good wish to our Staff, Students and their families for the Christmas Season and New Year. School will close for Christmas on Friday 21 December and reopen on Monday January 7, 2019.

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3rd Years Visit Dáil Éireann

As part of their CSPE action project, two of our 3rd year groups visited Dáil Éireann on December 6th. Students had the opportunity to ask questions and received a tour from Meath West TD Damien English. Well done to our 3rd years for planning and organising the trip, and to their teachers Ms Brown and Ms Walsh for facilitating.

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Carol Service 2018

The staff and students of St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School wish to thank everyone who attended our Christmas Carol Service in St Mary’s Church Navan Parish on Tuesday December 11th for what was a beautiful evening of music and prayer. If you missed it, a full video of the service can be viewed on our school Facebook page.

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All Ireland Scholarship for Ranjana

Congratulations to Ranjana Singh (Class of 2018), who has been awarded an All Ireland Scholarship. Ranjana, who is currently studying in Trinity College Dublin, received her award at a ceremony on Saturday 10th November at University of Limerick.

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TY Fieldtrip to Turlough Hill

As part of their Geography course, our Transition Years visited Turlough Hill ESB generating station on Thursday November 29th. They toured the station deep within the Wicklow Mountains and visited the control room and the artificial lake 700m above sea level. Thank you to the ESB for hosting us and to Mr McCoy and Ms Walsh for organising.

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Senior Basketball Team into Semi-Finals

Our Under 19 team won their basketball quarter final with a score of 41-26. We are now into the Semi Finals of the Meath Basketball Schools League!
Thank you to our basketball coaches, Ms Walsh, Ms Dignam and Ms Commane.

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UCD Entrance Scholarship

Well done to Tara Fay (Class of 2018) who received an Entrance Scholars Award from University College Dublin on November 14th. We wish you well in your future studies.

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November Remembrance

On Wednesday 14th November, we held our November Remembrance services in the school. Each year group gathered in the Phoenix Theatre for a time of reflection, prayer and song to remember our loved ones. As part of the service, students wrote the names of those they wish to remember on leaves and placed them on our Memory Tree.

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