+353(0)46 9021830 office@mercynavan.ie


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.

We hope as that you browse through our site, you will discover the vibrant, inclusive and positive school community that is St Joseph’s. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Head Girls’ Welcome

A welcome message from Tara and Rita

Our Foundress

In 1831, Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy, a Religious Congregation involved in the care of the poor, the sick and educationally disadvantaged.

Our History

Navan Convent was founded in 1853 by Mother Catherine Atkinson and three Sisters who came from Kells. In 1857 the Sisters moved to Leighsbrook House.

Contact Us

Address: Brews Hill, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 HW32. Phone: +353 (0)46 9021830 Fax: +353 (0)469029350 Email: office@mercynavan.ie

Latest News

Mercy Angus Raise €4769 for Aisling Brady Fund

Our Mercy Angus girls Ciara, Amy, Katie, Francesca and Saidhbh hosted a cheque presentation and raffle in the school on the evening of Thursday 5th December.

Mercy Navan on Instagram

Our school Instagram page is now live, another way to stay up to date with all things Mercy!

Utmost Pan Europe LCVP Partnership

Utmost Pan Europe and Mercy announce their partnership as part of Business in the Community.

Relove Regional Fashion Finalists

Congratulations to Niamh and Anna who reached the regional finals of the Relove Fashion competition. They used their creative textile skills and knowledge of sustainability to create this beautiful upcycled dress.

Christmas Carols at St Mary’s

Our Mercy Carol Service will take place on December 12th in St Mary’s Church at 8pm. Come along for a night of scripture and song!

UCD Entrance Scholars

Congratulations to Anastasia Koukouzeli, Lauren Malone, Jane O’Brien & Sarah Elhagar on receiving Entrance Scholar Awards from UCD.

In November, We Remember

Our November Remembrance Services took place for all year groups on Wednesday 13th November. Many thanks to Fr Declan and Fr Louis for leading the ceremonies. Special thanks to all student volunteers and teachers who made it possible.

TYs for Team Hope

Well done to our TYs who have donated an impressive 28 shoeboxes to Team Hope for their shoebox appeal. Thanks to everyone involved!

Meath Garda Youth Award for Jade

Congratulations to 3rd year student Jade on receiving a Meath Garda Youth Award for her tireless volunteer work with Ability Equine Assisted Therapy.

BT Young Scientist 2020

We are delighted to announce the details of our 6 projects through to the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2020! Wishing our Transition Year students and their teachers the very best of luck in their preparations.

Clodagh Visits ActionAid Greece

6th year student Clodagh visited Greece over mid-term break as part of her prize for winning the ActionAid Ireland Speech Writing Competition.

Bake Sale in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

Many thanks to all in our school community who baked or bought for our Bake Sale in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland, which took place on October 24th, raising a grand total of €1026!

Careers Evening 2019

On October 22nd we hosted our annual Careers Evening. A special thank you to our alumane who returned to discuss their careers and courses.

Minister Regina Doherty and MEP Maria Walsh visit Mercy

Minister Regina Doherty and Midlands-Northwest MEP Maria Walsh visited us on Friday 4th October to meet Ciara, Amy, Katie,Francesca and Saidhbh. Their project, entitled 'Women in Agriculture' is part of the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools’ Competition.