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We visited the Post Office

Junior and Senior Infants are learning about the Post Office in Aistear. They visited the Post Office today. They waited in queue before buying a stamp, they put the stamp on their addressed envelope and posted it in the green letter box. They sent cards to each other but must wait until the post person […]

Board of Management 2019-2023

We would like to welcome the new Board of Management for 2019-2023 and to thank the outgoing Board for their time and dedication to furthering our school. New Board:   Board of Management 2019-2023   Chairperson:                                             Brian Kennedy Secretary:                                  […]

Spooks and Ghouls in 2nd class

What a spooky day in Mercy Primary School……Happy Halloween everybody 😱

Chocolatey goodness :)

Sixth class made some chocolate covered apples today, to link in with our procedural writing (and because we have been working so hard recently). We had so much fun making them together, we even got to lick the bowl clean! We even managed to write the procedure of how to make a chocolate covered apple […]

Parents’ Association 2019-2020

The AGM of the Parents’ Association was held on October 15th 2019. The following are the members for 2019-2020. If anyone is interested in joining them contact any member below. Sandra Brewer – Chairperson Rose Harte – Secretary Patricia McAteer – Treasurer Sara O’Meara Ashling Taylor Mary McLoughlin Betty Hogan Regina Delaney Kate Liffey Brona […]

Maths Week in Mercy Primary School

  Maths Week 2019 in Mercy Primary School   A fun and interesting week was had by all the girls in Mercy Primary School for Maths Week. All classes took part in cross-curricular Maths activities including Maths Art, history of important mathematicians and ICT related activities to name but a few. The Geography curriculum was […]

Water Water Everywhere!!!! in second class

 This week we explored the role of water in energy creation.  We discussed how water is used to power mills and power plants.  We looked at water wheels and how they are used to create energy…….And then we had SOME fun making one!!!!

Maths Week 2019

 What a great week in Mercy Primary.  It was World Maths Week.  We enjoyed maths so much.  More photos to follow……

Aistear in Junior and Senior Infants

The Doctor’s Surgery We had great fun in Aistear this September. Our theme was ‘The Doctor ‘s Surgery’. We learned how to make an appointment by phoning the receptionist, how to describe how we were feeling, the role the nurse and doctor play, what a prescription is and the importance of the pharmacy. We also […]

Hot Air Balloons

Third Class really enjoyed the Hot Air Balloon Festival which took place in Birr recently. They were fascinated to see one of the balloons in Mercy Primary! In Art Class the girls experimented with mixing colours and created beautiful hot air balloons. They look fabulous in our classroom.

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