Welcome to Convent of Mercy Girls National School Kanturk Website

Check out our Active School Dance 2016!!

The Convent of Mercy N.S. is situated on Church Street, Kanturk. It presently has 182 pupils enrolled in the school. There are 7 full mainstream classes. Boys are enrolled in the school for Junior and Senior Infants and transfer to St. Colman Boys School. There are 9 full time teachers. Our school is a place in which a safe and secure learning environment is cultivated. We promote and encourage respect for oneself and others at all times. We hope that our pupils enjoy their school experience encompassing  learning, social interaction, self development etc

We hope you enjoy our website and have a look at the many activities that take place in the Convent of Mercy NS.


Derval Vaughan



Our school is a busy place this term . There are lots of events happening.

The Parents Association are organising a fundraising event called 'Strictly comes to Kanturk'. This will be held in the Edel Quinn hall on Friday 9th December. Anyone interested in taking part in this dance competition please contact us. We will be seeking sponsorship from local business in the area.

Literacy Lift off will be starting in Senior Infants and Aistear will be also taking place in Junior and Senior Infants this term.

Team teaching and in class support will continue in classrooms.

Gymnastics with  Patsy O Reilly will begin in November for 6 weeks. 

Cycling and Road safety classes have begun with 3rd Class

Do it in Memory meeting for 2nd class parents will be held in the school on Monday October 3rd at 7.30p.m.



Below is information re: After Schools and Breakfast Clubs beginning September 1st.

After School in Girls School (1:50pm- 6:30pm) and Breakfast Club (7:00am -9:00am) Phone Tina (087) 6479031


Nathleen´s After School (1:50-6:00pm) and Breakfast Club (7:50-9:00am)

Phone (087) 4023204 






Take a look below at some of our activities that took place in the year just gone 2015-2016. New photographs will be updated throughout the new academic year as events arise.


Cork City Sports Participants June 2016

Our First Communion Class 2016

Sensory room.


5th and 6th Class Confirmation Day - 20th of April 2016.


Proclamation/Commemoration Day - 15th of March 2016.


4th/5th using their Ipads and Grandparents Day.