December 2016

New York Bound Mini Company" When Life Gives You Lemons"

Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Following on the success of the mini company" Comfy Crutch" in Berlin last week, the mini company "When life gives you lemons" , won another NFTE  competition in Dublin which qualifies them to attend and compete in  a World Young Entrepreneurship  Competition in New York in March 2017.

Basketball Teams through to North West Final

Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Senior and Cadettes  won  the North West Semi Final  . The results were Mercy College Sligo  Cadettes 58 to  Carrick Donegal Cadettes  42 and  Mercy College Sligo Seniors  won 48 to 40 against  Carrick , County  Donegal.

Give a Gift Christmas Tree Appeal

Wed, Dec 7, 2016

5th Year students are collecting gifts  for the Sligo Branch  of the St Vincent de Paul Society. The deadline is December 12th .A Christmas tree  with categories  of age groups is situated in 5th year cloakroom.Students chose a tag and bring in an appropriate gift unwrapped.

Taster Sessions for incoming First Years 2017/2018

Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Taster sessions for incoming First Year students for the academic year 2017/2018 start on Wednesday 7th December and continue next week Wednesday 14th December  and in January. They are being conducted in Art, Music, Technology , Science, Home Economics and P.E. The sessions are now full  and a waiting list  now applies.If you wish to be considered for a waiting list, please e mail

Hampers for Christmas Food Appeal

Mon, Dec 5, 2016

At present Mercy College students are collecting non perishable items of food for their annual donation of Hampers to Sligo Social Services and The Society of St Vincent de Paul. Donations can be left in boxes provided around the school or in the Staff Room. The Hampers will be presented at the Christmas Carol Service on Thursday 15th December.