We place great emphasis on this side of College life, believing that participation in a wide range of activities beyond the classroom will develop a student’s talents and interests and present opportunities for enjoyment, freedom and challenge which will enrich her both at College and beyond.


Since 1967 basketball has been firmly embedded in the culture of Mercy College.Mercy College teams have won:

  • European titles
  • All Ireland titles
  • All Ireland finalists

Mercy girls have featured on national teams


Our hockey teams have had very successful years reaching the Connacht final each year.


Established in 2002 and continues to thrive. There are teams at first year U-14,U-16 and U-18 levels. U-16 team reached Connacht finals twice. The school is represented on National teams.

Gaelic Football

Gaelic is thriving in the college. The senior team won the Connacht ‘S’ Championships. The junior team reached the ‘C’ semi final and the quarter finals


Mercy College enters three competitions annually, Combined Events, Cross Country and Track and Field.

Current successes.


Schools Connacht
2nd -Long Jump
1st-Triple Jump

School All Ireland
5th-Long jump
2nd-Triple jump

Clubs Connacht

1st-100m Sprint
1st-Long jump
2nd-high jump
3rd-Relay team

Tailteann Games (Invitation to each provincial champion to compete for Irish squad for International Celtic Cup in England).

3 rd - Triple jump

Schools Connachts -COMBINED EVENTS (Mixture of 6 track and field events)
Schools All Irelands -COMBINED EVENTS
Senior All Irelands <indoors>
Competing for Sligo A.C.

8th-Long jump
5th-Triple jump

Connacht Indoors
2nd -Long jump
1st-triple jump

Current Irish Ranking in Senior women Triplejump - 5th

Other Sporting Activities

Mercy College enters teams in Tennis, Horse-riding, Badminton, Swimming and as far as possible any other activities where there is an expressed interest.

Combined Events

Mercy College has had many successes in this area.

Cross Country

The current senior team are Connacht champions.

Track & Field

There is a high level of participation and success in this area