Archive for School Events

6th Class CPR Course

6th class and some of their parents took part in a certified CPR course, facilitated by Birr Community Responder Group. It was a great day and the girls would like to thank the volunteers who gave up their time to do this course with them.                                    […]

More Seachtain na Gaeilge!


Proclamation Day

What a fantastic day we had when we raised the Irish Flag and read the Mercy Primary School Proclamation. We are very proud to fly the flag high over the school and are delighted to have a proclamation for our school, written by the girls from 4th, 5th and 6th classes. We will hang our […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge Concert.

We had a fantastic day at our Seachtain na Gaeilge concert. Each class performed different things – songs, poems, instruments and a play were some of the items we saw. The girls showed a fantastic knowledge of Irish and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.                                             […]

Dancing in Mercy Primary!

What a day we had at our dance presentation on Thursday 10th March. The sun shone and we had a fabulous afternoon showing our parents, grandparents and friends what we had done over the 6 weeks with Kevin. We enjoyed our dancing so much and really look forward to doing it again next year!   […]

Raising Our National Flag

We had a wonderful day on Tuesday February 15th, when we raised our National Flag.      

Bernard Dunne comes to Mercy Primary

We were delighted to welcome Bernard Dunne to Mercy Primary School on Friday 26th February. Bernard is a spokesperson for Carambola, the company that supply the lunches to all the girls in Mercy Primary School. Bernard had  a very successful career as a boxer, becoming World Champion. He fought in a total of 30 fights […]

Welcome to NCT – No Car Tuesdays!

What a wonderful morning we had at the launch of our walk to school initiative – NCT – No Car Tuesdays! It was a fabulous event and we had a great turnout. Thanks to Mieke  Scholte of An Taisce for helping co-ordinate it. Huge praise and thanks has to go to Mrs Fitzgerald and the […]

Dana Donnelly Visits Mercy PS

On Friday 11th December, Dana Donnelly from the band “I’m Your Vinyl” paid a visit to Mercy Primary School. Dana is a past pupil of the school and was delighted to return and talk to the school choir about how she has followed her dream of becoming a pop star! The girls were thrilled to […]

Stalls at Rachel Allen

There were close to 20 wonderful stalls in the foyer of the County Arms Hotel the night of the Rachel Allen demonstration. Gifts, food, clothes and jewellery were among the many items on display. Thanks to all the stall holders for their support of our school.                               […]

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