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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

Alannah and Osarhumwense

New St Joseph’s Mercy Navan App

Our new school app is live and can be downloaded via the App Store below.

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

Term Times Summer Edition

The Summer Edition of our school newspaper, 'Term Times' can be viewed here. It includes a round-up of all school events and contributions from our students. Many thanks to the student editorial team; Lily, Caoimhe, Abigail, Aoife, Sophie, Sadiye, Clodagh and Katie,...

Darkness into Light 2023

Well done to our students who took part in Darkness into Light 2023 on Saturday 6th May. An early start for a very worthy cause, Pieta House.

Vanity Flare in the Junk Kouture Final!

Well done to Transition Year Emma Fanning who competed in the Junk Kouture Final at the 3Arena on 4th May with her design 'Vanity Flare'.

Tullamore Athletics Report

Smiles all around after another long day of Athletics, this time in Tullamore. Once again the Mercy athletes were superb ambassadors for the school, not only in their approach to competition and the standard of their performances, but also in their overall...

Mercy Athletics Report

There was a time when people searching for precious metals had to survive in the wilderness, risking attack from wild animals and other desperadoes. Luckily for our Mercy athletes, gold, silver and bronze were in plentiful supply in Claremont Stadium last week! As...

Amy Competes at Take The Stage Dance Competition

Well done to 5th Year student Amy McCabe Liew who took part in 'Take The Stage Dance Competition' in Dublin at the weekend, presented by the Aaron Dwyer Dance Company. She finished in second place for her solo routine and second place with her group routine. Well done!

Auguste Competes in Cologne Dance Championship

Well done to 5th year student Auguste who competed in the Cologne Dance Championship in Germany recently. In what was a very tough competition, she placed 3rd in Under 21 Ballroom & 4th in Under 21 Latin. Congratulations!

Senior Scholarships for Computer and Maths Programmes

Senior students have been recognised for their exceptional academic achievements. Five Transition Year students, Sarah Mc Hugh, Eimear Brady, Emelie Ward, Ava Conroy, and Zoe Shakespeare have been awarded the TY Academic Excellence Award for their outstanding results...

Mercy Awarded €25,000 Meta Community Action Grant

We are delighted to announce that Mercy has been awarded a 2023 Meta Data Centre Community Action Grant. The awards ceremony took place at the Clonee Data Centre on Wednesday 29th March. Through their Data Centre Community Action Grants programme, Meta provides...

Student Council Bake Sale in aid of Caritas

The Student Council held a Charity Bake Sale in aid of Caritas on Thursday 30 March. Caritas is a Catholic charity that helps countries in times of need, including Syria, Turkey and Ukraine. All funds from the Bake Sale will be donated directly to Caritas. Thank you...

Term Times 4th Edition

The 4th Edition of our school newspaper ‘Term Times’ can be viewed by clicking ‘read more’. Many thanks to our editorial team and Literacy Coordinator Ms Brown.