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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

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

Flying the Flag for Meath: Mercy’s Young Scientist Success!

We received wonderful news on Friday that TY students Mya and Mia won a Highly Commended Award at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition for their project PE.riod and we are delighted to say we were the only school in Meath to receive a prize! A testament to our committed students and dedicated teachers.

CAT4E Assessment Test 2023

Information for parents of 6th class girls on the CAT4E Assessment on Saturday 28th January from 9am to 12 noon.

New Year Blessings

Wishing all our students, staff, parents and wider school community every good wish for 2023. Classes resume on Friday 6th January 2023.

Term Times December Edition

The Bumper December Edition of our school newspaper, ‘Term Times’ can be viewed by clicking ‘read more’ Many thanks to our Literacy Coordinator Ms Brown and student editorial team for their work.

Mercy Girls Reach Division 1 County Final

Congratulations to the Navan O’Mahonys U16 Football team and especially to Muireann N, Katie BG, Aoibheann K, Milly M, Abbie M, Annie H and Cara GR who are through to the U16 Division 1 County Final.

Cara and Jade Leinster Rugby Success

Well done to 6th year students Cara Martin and Jade Gaffney on winning the Under 18 Interprovincial Championship with Leinster Rugby , after winning all 3 matches against Ulster, Munster and Connacht!

Ministers Harris and English Visit Mercy

We were delighted to welcome Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris TD and Damien English TD, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail to the school on 5th September to discuss further education pathways with our 6th years!

Booklists and Calendar for 2022/23

Booklists for all year groups are now accessible online. Click ‘read more’ to view.

Art Students have a BLAST Launching their Solstice Art Exhibition

Drop in to the Solstice Solstice Arts Centre to see the work of Ms McInerney’s 2nd Year Art students. The work was created in collaboration with artist Vera McEvoy and funded by BLAST (Bringing Live Artists to Students and Teachers).

Eve Performs on Ivory Sessions

Eve Fitzsimons, 6th Year Music student, took part in the Ivory Sessions recently. Eve also plays piano, is in our Schola , and is intending to study Music at 3rd level with a view to a career in Music. Watch her performance by clicking ‘read more’.

Mercy Soccer Team in Leinster Final

A huge congratulations to the senior soccer team who won the semi final today against Rochfortbridge. The team have now secured a place in the Leinster Final. Mercy Abú!