St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
The school with a warm welcome, a caring heart & a guarantee of excellence


Congratulations to cousins Leah Hannon (2nd year) and Lauren Tuffy (TY), who qualified for the BT Young Scientist competition!
Congratulations to our U16 Basketball team who beat Colaiste Pobal Setanta in the Cup Semi Final in NUIG yesterday!
Well done to the 5th Year LCVP class with teachers Patricia Gordon and Mark Barrett who organised a trip to the cinema for other students as a fundraiser for the River Moy Search and Rescue Ballina. They raised €600 for this worth
St. Mary’s Secondary School has won the PDST ‘Wellread National Award’. This is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST).
Congratulations to students Amy McGowan, Ellen Fair and Ciara Carr who received Higher Achievement Awards today from the Royal Irish Academy of Music based on their singing exam results. Well done girls!
Congratulations to Roisin Flynn, Sharon Farrell and Grace Judge who were awarded entrance scholarships to UCD based on their Leaving Certificate results 2018. Well done girls!
Our Transitions year students are having a wonderful time exploring the sites of Madrid and surrounding areas!
Congratulations to Amy McGowan who took silver medal in the 100m backstroke and Emma Hughes who took bronze in the 100m Butterfly at the Connacht Senior Schools Championships today. Well done to our other students who took part to
Our school choir and musicians performed 'Orphan Girl' and 'You Raise me Up' at the Mayo Orphan Girls Famine memorial unveiling ceremony.
Congratulations to Corinne Mulrooney and Laura Fox who were recognised for their outstanding academic achievement in Junior Cert Business by NUIG!
We have just completed a very successful 'Positive Mental Health Week'!
It was very special to have our former Principal Sr Attracta open our new school library. Sr Attracta, also a former English teacher, is a strong advocate and supporter of our drive to promote literacy initiatives in the school. Well done to Angela D
Congratulations to St Mary's Senior Golf team (Annabel Greham, Ellie McCormack and Maeve Rafter), who won the Connacht Schools Golf Championship in Tuam recently. They go forward to the All Ireland Schools Golf competition later this year. Our Junio
What a fantastic and successful Literacy Week we have just experienced! The school was buzzing with reading initiatives for all years with quizzes, competitions, visits to the town library, book tasting etc!
Christmas came early to our school this week! Crumlin Hospital were so impressed with the amount of money our school raised for them and by the visit of our Transition year students to the hospital last year, that they asked them to take part in a Ch
Our school Mass today was a moving and beautiful celebration to mark Mercy Day and it was a privilege to have the local Sisters of Mercy with us. Congratulations to 6th year student Hannah Quinn who received the inaugural Mercy Award presented by the
17 2019
Staff Meeting/Subject Department Planning
21 2019
Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting
31 2019
Enrolment / Open Night
04 2019
Mock Examinations (3rd & 6th years)
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St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Co. Mayo
F26 R928

353 96 70333

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