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.


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CEIST Leadership Conference 2019

Well done to the three 5th year students who represented the school at the CEIST Leadership Conference in Dublin on Wednesday March 20th. It’s a special day for students from all CEIST schools to come together and celebrate being part of the CEIST community.

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TY Trip to Explorium

Explorium is a state of the art sports and science centre which has recently opened in Sandyford, Dublin 18. Transition year students from St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School and St Patrick’s Classical School spent a day there, teaming up to take part in various exciting and challenging activities.

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Clodagh to Travel to Greece as part of Action Aid Prize

Congratulations to 5th year student Clodagh Boyce, who triumphed at the Action Aid Ireland Speech Writing Competition. Her speech, entitled ‘Men and boys need to play a larger part in tackling gender equality for women’, impressed the judges. As part of her prize she will visit Action Aid Hellas in Greece to see their work with refugees there.

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Student Enterprise Programme County Finals

Well done to all of our Transition Year students who competed in the county final of the Student Enterprise Programme in the Knightsbrook Hotel in Trim on March 14th. Many thanks to Business teachers Ms Andrews and Ms Gormley for their help and encouragement!

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Mercy Trad Group Performances

Our Trad Group played their first ceolchoirm mór on March 13th in St Joseph’s Mercy Primary School and on March 14th for our own students in the Front Hall. Mile buiochas to all involved. Maith sibh!

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Gúna na Boinne in Junk Kouture Grand Final!

Fantastic news from the Junk Kouture Regional Finals in Castlebar – Gúna na Boinne has progressed to the Grand Final in the 3 Arena on May 2nd! Congratulations to Hannah, Anna, Nicola and their Art teacher Ms. Connolly.

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Ruth’s TY Diary: ‘A Million Dreams’

Our upcoming musical is our own version of the very popular film ‘The Greatest Showman’. The musical has been written by Mr. Burke and with the help of Ms. Hickey, Ms. Kerrigan and Ms. Walsh, it is really coming together. Don’t forget to put the dates of the show in your diary: Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May at 7.30pm in the Phoenix Theatre. We are all so excited and are really looking forward to seeing you there!

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Eimear’s TY Diary: Trip to Rome

On February 6th, at 6.20am, we left Dublin Airport to travel to Rome. We were all so excited for our big trip away. After our three-hour flight, we finally landed in Rome and were hit with the heat! We started our day with a four-hour walking tour of Rome. We visited many sights as part of this tour, including the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.

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Sarah’s TY Diary: Junk Kouture

In September, we started Junk Kouture by joining the two TY classes, splitting into groups of three, and pitching our ideas. For Junk Kouture, you need to make a dress or outfit entirely from materials which would otherwise be thrown away.

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Maynooth University Business Awards for Mercy Students

Congratulations to our Mercy girls who received awards from the School of Business at Maynooth University to mark their achievement of A grades in the Junior Certificate Higher Level Business Studies exam. The event is organised in conjunction with the Business Studies Teachers’ Association. Many thanks to our Business teachers for their support and dedication.

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