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Passengers using Ireland West Airport on the day that Pope Francis flies into Mayo have been advised to disregard sat-nav and follow diversion signs as there will be significant road closures to allow for the pontiff’s visit.
The National Transport Authority (NTA), An Gardaí Síochána and public transport operators have outlined the comprehensive transportation plan and road closure system to be put in place for the Visit of Pope Francis.
The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) will be hosting regional public meetings around the country ahead of the Papal visit next month.
The much-speculated visit of Pope Francis to Knock Shrine was confirmed this week, with the Pontiff due to arrive in Mayo on Sunday, August 26.
Dear readers, we have such a glut of high news this last week. First up, of course, is the visit of the Pope to Ireland at the end of August. I never thought I would be excited about it but hearing about the details of the itinerary I can just imagine the wonderful furore that will be created when he arrives amongst us.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has advised people from Galway hoping to attend either the visit of Pope Francis to the Apparition Chapel at Knock Shrine or the Closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families at the Phoenix Park to ensure that they have tickets in advance and to plan their journey.
Mayo is gearing up for the arrival of Pope Francis after it was confirmed today that the Pope will visit Knock on Sunday, August 26.
Well, what a varied week of events we have had locally, nationally and indeed internationally!
President Michael D Higgins will be one of the guests of honour this weekend when Galway Cathedral will be packed to capacity for the official installation of its new bishop, Dr Brendan Kelly.