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Historic day for IWAK as first transatlantic pilgrimage flight lands

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Early on Sunday morning (August 9), it was a historic day for Ireland West Airport Knock and Knock Shrine when the first transatlantic pilgrimage flight by Aer Lingus from New York touched down on Mayo soil ahead of schedule at 7.30am. More than 170 pilgrimage passengers were on the flight and they were greeted on the tarmac by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, who was on hand to witness this historic event.

'Music has a way of getting into the soul'

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CLASSICAL MUSIC trio The Priests will perform in the Galway Cathedral on Sunday August 16 at 8pm. The platinum-selling group, featuring three Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland - Fr Eugene O’Hagan and his younger brother Fr Martin O’Hagan, from the Derry village of Claudy, and Fr David Largy from Ballymena - perform as part of the Cathedral’s jubilee celebrations.

New York Cardinal to open national novena in Knock

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Knock Shrine is getting ready to welcome the Archbishop of New York, His Eminence Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who is coming to Mayo on August 9 on an historic transatlantic flight into Ireland West Airport Knock.

Documentary screening for Education is Not a Crime campaign

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Galway will take part in the global day of action for the Education Is Not A Crime campaign by screening the documentary To Light A Candle tomorrow at 7.30pm in the Salthill Hotel.

Aer Lingus to operate first Transatlantic pilgrimage flights from NYC to Knock

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Knock Shrine and Ireland West Airport are delighted to announce the first Diocesan pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of New York to Ireland’s National Marian Shrine will take place in August 2015.

Historic announcement of Aer Lingus transatlantic flight into Knock

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The first ever transatlantic flight operated by Aer Lingus into Ireland West Airport Knock was announced this morning at a press conference in Knock House Hotel.

Inspirational global figures for Ballina peace events

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A lecture on the theme of women in peace, delivered by former president of Ireland and world renowned social campaigner, Mary Robinson, is to be beamed live from South Africa to her native Ballina on Tuesday.

The First Holy Communion dress did not fit everyone

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If there isn’t some dramatic change, and matters as they stand are allowed to drift, it is easy to see that the impact of the child abuse scandals within the Catholic church have had a very negative impact on the present and future generations in Ireland. Despite being one of the most generous generations ever when it comes to helping others, young people today are quite indifferent to the church. In fact many are openly hostile.

Galway Clinic celebrates tenth birthday

Since it opened its doors in 2004, the Galway Clinic has improved local cancer care services for the west of Ireland.

When working women took on apartheid

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IN 1984, a 21-year-old check-out girl, Mary Manning, working in a Dunnes Stores on Henry Street refused to register the sale of two Outspan grapefruits.

 

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