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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.

Open Evening 2022

Our Open Evening for girls in 6th class takes place on October 6th from 6pm to 8pm. Tour our school virtually below to explore Mercy in advance of your visit!

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

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!

Open Evening 2022

Our Open Evening takes place on Thursday 6 October, from 6.00 to 8.00pm. Girls in 6th Class and their parents/guardians are warmly invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you, and welcoming your daughter to our school community!

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’.