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Space Week

Space Week was celebrated in Fourth Class this week. They had a Zoom with Dr. Niamh Shaw and were fascinated to learn about space, space exploration and what life is like on the international space station. Thanks to Birr Theatre for organising this event. On Friday, Offaly Libraries organised a Zoom workshop hosted by Seanie […]

Green Flag Awards

Fourth Class were delighted to attend the virtual Green Flag Awards Ceremony today. We received our fifth green flag for Biodiversity

Children’s Book Festival

First David Walliams and now Judi Curtin!! As part of the Children’s Book Festival, organised by  Birr Library, the girls in Fourth Class met Irish author Judi Curtin over Zoom today. She told the class all about her family, her schooldays, her love of reading and writing, her interest in history and the authors she […]

Mercy Primary School Admission Notice 2022-2023

Mercy Primary School ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE In respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year             Admission Policy and Application Form A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2022-2023 school year is available as follows: – To download at: On request: By emailing or writing […]

Changes to Contact Tracing 27 September 2021

Dear Parents,   Please see the link below for updated Contact Tracing Information.   FAQs for changes to contact tracing for children 23.9.21

David Walliams In The House 📚


Tennis is a big hit with the girls in Fourth Class!!!

Fourth Class

Fourth Class 2021-2022

Tennis fun in 3rd

  We had so much fun yesterday with Dermot – our tennis coach. We can’t wait until our next lesson

Sunflower Surprise!

Look at what the Junior and Senior Infants found in our school garden!            

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