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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.

Virtual Tour

Tour our school to see what Mercy has to offer with Head Girls Sarah and Ruth as your guides.

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.

iClass App

Parents and guardians should download our school app to keep up to date with most recent news and events.

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

Virtual Open Night 2020

Our Virtual Open Night is available to view by clicking ‘Read More’.

2021 Applications Now Open

Click 'Read more' to access our Application Pack!

COVID-19 Protocols

Is your daughter unwell? Click here for guidance on the next steps and our school protocols.

Open Letter to Parents from Dr Ronan Glynn

An open letter from the acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn regarding the reopening of schools.

Return to School: Message from Principal

A message from Ms Meagher regarding the new school term.

Helen McEntee Appointed Minister for Justice

Congratulations to Meath East TD (and Mercy Girl!) Helen Mc Entee, who has been appointed Minister for Justice. We wish her every success in her new ministerial portfolio.

Contacting the School

Our school support staff are working hard to prepare for a very different new school year. If you need to reach the school, contact us via email: office@mercynavan.ie

TY MindYourself Project

Our TYs have produced a video project called #MindYourself where the TYs wish to share messages of positivity with the wider school community during these challenging times.

GDPR and the Virtual Classroom

Important information for students and parents.

Senior Football Champions

Mercy triumphed over Athlone CC in the Senior Football Final on a scoreline of 1-9 to 1-5! Well done to our team and coach Mr Howard.

School App

We are delighted to announce the launch of our school app, iClass. Parents and guardians are asked to download the app and register.

Congratulations to our Young Scientists

As the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition comes to a close, we wish to congratulate our TYs who represented us with pride.

2020 Science for Development Award Winners

Congratulations to TY students Sophie and Salomé and their teacher Ms Dowd. Their project, “Period.” focuses on ethical period products for women in developing countries.