Life at Mercy Primary School Galway

When formal school hours end, a variety of after-school activities begin. These may include Sports Club, GAA, Arts & Crafts, Knitting and much more.Classes vary from year to year and are provided by teachers or specially selected tutors. Take a look at some of the activities in our gallery…

News from Mercy Primary School

Being part of our school involves being part of Galway City, visiting the waterways, the library, the museum, local bookshops, nearby theatres and much more. It also involves being part of the school choir and the school band. Read about all of these important events and keep up to date with all school developments in our latest news section…

Location and Facilities

Our primary school is situated on the corner of St. Francis Street and the Headford Road in Galway City. We are beside The Town Hall Theatre and Court House junction. The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and The University Hospital Galway (UHG) are a short walk away. The current school building originated in 1875. It was renovated and extended in 1960 and since then, has been continuously refurbished and updated.

Mercy Primary School is now a 21st century school, each classroom being equipped with up to date technology. Facilities include a Library, Parents’ Room, Play Room, Smartboards, iPads, Computers, Large School Hall, Kitchen, an Equipped Junior Playground and a Roof-Top Garden. We also have a pre-school and after-school service – SALI Childcare.