Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan is a voluntary secondary school established in 1964 by the Sisters of Mercy and is a Catholic co-educational school. The school provides second level education for students from the wider Kilbeggan area.
Mercy Secondary School Kilbeggan is committed to the holistic education of all students, to ensure that individually, they each realise their full potential in a social and physical environment that is caring, supportive and joyful. We work in partnership with students, staff, parents and the community, and welcome all students from our multicultural society.
Battle of Wits Quiz Runners up
Our TY students Battle of the Wits team of Emma Ham, Erin Heeney, Brian Walsh and Shane Seery having won the county final went on to represent the school in the regional final. On Wednesday 5th December the final battle was decided as teams of Transition Year students from the four Midlands counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath gathered in a test of general knowledge for the chance to become the Regional winners of the Battle of Wits 2018.
Our students came 2nd out of 17 teams. A most commendable achievement. Congratulations to all the students.
Pictured below along with their teacher and TY Coordinator, Ms Emer Clarke are Erin Heeney, Emma Ham, Brian Walsh, Shane Seery.
BT Young Scientist 2019
Six of our Transition Year Students have qualified to have their projects entered in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition which will take place at the RDS January 9th -12th 2019.