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Vincent Mercer, OP (born 1947 in Co. Kerry) is a Dominican priest and former headmaster at Newbridge College. He is a convicted sex offender, guilty of dozens of counts of sexual abuse of children. He was also jailed to 3 Years imprisonment in 2013 for sexually assaulting a child between 1986 & 1994
He was convicted in March 2005 of 13 sample charges of indecently assaulting eight boys aged 10–13, between 1970 and 1977. He received a three-year suspended sentence at Naas Circuit Criminal Court.
- Black, Fergus (March 2, 2005). "Priest sentenced for 'reign of terror' over his young victims". The Independent. London, England: Independent Print Ltd. Retrieved August 16, 2005.