+353(0)46 9021830 office@mercynavan.ie


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

A welcome message from Tara and Rita

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

TY & LCVP Work Experience

Work Experience will end on Thursday 12th March.

No TY or LCVP student should be on Work Experience during the official school closure period.

School Closure

St Joseph’s will close from 6pm this evening until March 29th, pending review. Our iClass app will be our primary source of communication.

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.

Wellbeing Week 2020

Our Wellbbeing Week kicks off on Monday 13th January with lots of exciting events planned throughout the week, including workshops on sleep, healthy eating, personal safety, resilience and much more!

RSA Road Safety Workshop

We were delighted to welcome the Road Safety Authority Ireland workshop as part of TY Life Skills on 6th January, a joint venture with TYs in Beaufort College.

All Ireland Scholarship for Sarah

Congratulations to 2019 graduate Sarah Clarke who has been awarded a prestigious All Ireland Scholarship.

TYs Visit Millbury Nursing Home

TYs visited Millbury Nursing Home this week for a Christmas concert spreading lots of festive cheer.

Mercy Angus Raise €4769 for Aisling Brady Fund

Our Mercy Angus girls Ciara, Amy, Katie, Francesca and Saidhbh hosted a cheque presentation and raffle in the school on the evening of Thursday 5th December.

Mercy Navan on Instagram

Our school Instagram page is now live, another way to stay up to date with all things Mercy!

Utmost Pan Europe LCVP Partnership

Utmost Pan Europe and Mercy announce their partnership as part of Business in the Community.

Relove Regional Fashion Finalists

Congratulations to Niamh and Anna who reached the regional finals of the Relove Fashion competition. They used their creative textile skills and knowledge of sustainability to create this beautiful upcycled dress.