Archive for April, 2016

Retreat and ‘Keep Safe’ day!

It’s been an extremely busy last term so far in sixth class, taking in a much knowledge as possible before departing for greater shores!!!  Along with academics, we try to fit in a few extra curricular activities. On Weds 13th April, we attended the cistercian monastery in Roscrea for our Retreat before our confirmation. We […]

Community Games Winner

Congratulations to the girls who won medals in the Birr Community Games Art Competition – some of them went on to the Offaly competition! What a talented bunch   

Discover Science and Maths Awards

Mrs. Fitzgerald has worked very hard to get together our entry for the Discover Science and Maths Awards. All classes and teachers took part in experiments and trips to help us get the application together. Well done to all and we look forward to receiving the award.   Below are some photos from the Log […]

A new First Aid Kit!

Sincere thanks to Peter Fox, Total Healthcare Pharmacy for presenting the school with a First Aid Bag. It will be a great help at school matches and on tours. Pictured with Peter are Mrs Hanamy and some girls representing the camogie team.   

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.                                             […]

Welcome Back!

Mrs Murray’s class are delighted to be back at work after the Easter break!        

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!   […]

Scríobh Leabhar Competition

Comhgairdeas do na chailíní a bhuann duaiseanna i gcomórtas Scríobh Leabhar!   Congratulations to the girls from Rang 2 and Rang 5 who won prizes at the recent Scríobh Leabhar competition. This was organised by Laois Education Centre. Each girl in the 2 classes took part and some excellent books were written.        […]

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