Archive for School Events

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 […]

Goodbye to Miss Cooney and Mrs Kelly

It is with a touch of sadness we say “Goodbye” to Miss Cooney and Mrs Kelly. They have been a very important part of our school for many years and we wish them well in their retirement. They will be missed. It was great to have some past staff members with us to celebrate the […]


Our fabulous camogie team are the Cumann na mBunscoil champions for 2019. We are so proud of this great bunch. Thanks to Barry Kinsella for training them, Ms Teehan for always being there, Mrs Moore for coordinating training and matches and everyone who supported the girls. Birr GAA allowed us to use St Brendan’s Park […]

Farmyard in your School

We had a visit from the Farmyard in your School team this week – it was lovely and the girls really enjoyed interacting with the farm animals. They learned lots too!

What a Night!!

What a Night with Mercy Primary School! On Thursday 13th December, the girls of Mercy Primary School took to the stage of the Marian Hall and wowed a huge audience with their talented singing, dancing and acting. Every child from Junior Infants to 6th class was involved. The show started with the angelic Junior and […]

Christmas Show 2018

  We are all working very hard and practicing every day for our Christmas Show which will be in the Marian Hall on Thursday 13th December at 7 p.m. Tickets are 5 euro each and can be bought from the school office or at the door on the night. We can’t wait!!!!!

Dance 2018

Again this year we had a fantastic turn out for our dance presentation. The sun shone for the 3rd year in a row and the girls danced brilliantly. Everyone that attended enjoyed it thoroughly.                                                                […]

Outdoor Classroom Day

What an incredible day of learning, engagement, fun and laughter we had on Outdoor Classroom Day on May 18th. The range of activities planned and organised was huge – thanks to Mrs Fitzgerald and Mrs Phelan for putting so much work and energy into making it such a successful and enjoyable day. It was great […]

Grandparents’ Day 2018

On Wednesday May 2nd we had a wonderful Grandparents’ Day with 2nd and 6th classes and their families. The girls sang songs, wrote poems, played their whistles and danced! It was a lovely celebration of the very important people in their lives and the joy on everyone’s face – young and old made the day […]

World Book Day Dress Up

What a wonderful day we had in our costumes for World Book Day                                                                  We had a ball!!!

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