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

Transition Year Graduation

Our Transition Year classes marked their last day on May 23rd with their Graduation ceremony. Rome Tour, A Million Dreams, Junk Kouture, Gaisce and several successful Mini-Companies, you’ve had a busy year! We hope the skills you have learned and experiences of the past year will stay with you for many years to come.

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Accelerated Reader Programme in St Joseph’s

In 2019-20, our Second and Transition Year students will participate in a new school initiative, the Accelerated Reader Programme. This is a specifically designed computer programme which will monitor, support and guide students in their reading. A huge thank you to the Parents Council who have worked on raising the funds for this initiative through the Silver Circle.

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St Joseph’s Awarded Amber Flag

On Wednesday 22nd May, our Amber Flag group were presented with our first Amber Flag by Eoin from Pieta House in recognition of our efforts to create a healthy, inclusive school that supports mental wellbeing. The group presented Pieta House with a cheque for €500 from our cake sale and raffle.

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2nd Year Fundraiser for Navan Meals on Wheels

On Wednesday May 22nd our 2nd years, Head Girls and Year Head Ms Nolan presented a cheque to Ms Rose Mulligan of Navan Meals on Wheels for €420, the proceeds of recent fundraising by 2nd years. Well done to all involved!

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Prizegiving 2019

A wonderful day of celebration took place in the Solstice Theatre on Monday 20th May as our school community celebrated our annual Prizegiving ceremony. Video of both the Junior and Senior ceremonies can be viewed on our YouTube channel and Twitter.

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Spring Writing Competition

Congratulations to all our writers who won awards in the Spring Writing Competition! A huge thank you to all the students who entered the competition. Creative writing is alive and well in St Joseph’s if the entries are anything to go by.

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Graduation Mass 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019, whose Graduation Mass took place on Monday 20th May. We wish you the very best of luck in your upcoming Leaving Certificate exams! Many thanks to our Music and Religion Departments for all their hard work and preparations.

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5th Year Home Economics Trip

On Tuesday 14th May, 5th Year Home Economics students visited the Butler’s Chocolate factory in Dublin where they taste-tested and decorated their own chocolate creations.

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Mercy Female Farmers at Dunderry Fair

Our Mercy Female Farmers did the school proud last Sunday at the Dunderry Fair. The girls spent the day selling tickets for their raffle in aid of the Aisling Brady Fund, managing to raise a total of €800. They also won 2nd place for the best livestock stand.

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Past Pupils Triumph in LIDL LGFA Final

Congratulations to our past pupils Aoibheann Leahy, Sarah Powderly and Niamh Sheridan who were part of the Meath team that triumphed in the league final over Sligo in the LIDL Ireland LGFA Division 3 final against Sligo recently.

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