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The knocking ceremony

AFTER A requiem Mass at Vienna’s St Stephen’s Cathedral, the funeral party entered Vienna’s Capuchin Friary (Kapuzinerkirche) after the following “knocking” ceremony.

Brave little Otto humbly meets his Maker

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I was very impressed at the dignity and solemnity at the funeral of Otto von Hapsburg who died aged 94 years on July 4. Twelve days later he was entombed in the Imperial crypt of St Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, with some pomp and ceremony; but his actual ‘ Three Knock’ burial was simplicity itself.

Families in Westmeath can fill a Team Hope Christmas Shoebox on a shoestring

If you are thinking of filling a shoebox and times are tight, you can still help those who have less, even on a shoestring. There are 27,064 households/ families living in County Westmeath so Westmeath can really make a difference if every family donated one shoebox.

Fill a shoebox this Christmas

Times are tight, but you can still help those who have less – even on a shoestring – by filling a shoe box this Christmas.

Eco Drinks makes its mark across the continent

Eco Drinks was established as a family business in 2010 and is based in Clarenbridge.

Mayo businesses urged to look at public procurement options

November’s Mayo Open Coffee Club meeting will take place on Wednesday November 2 at 11am in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, and this month the club will be focusing on the Public Procurement Process. Annually the market for public procurement in the EU amounts to approximately €1,800 billion.

Mayo pilgrimage trust group looking for carers for Lourdes visit

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Earlier this year, the IHCPT — the Irish Pilgrimage Trust — celebrated its 40th anniversary. Each Easter Sunday approximately 1,000 pilgrims in various different groups leave Ireland destined for a fun-packed week in Lourdes including the Mayo group known as Group 95.

...and not a child in the house washed

Ya know, with all the years when we had money and a few cars outside all of the houses owned, and the Jacuzzi bubbling away on the acre of decking, when every village had its own coke dealer, and the selection of brothels open all hours, when we were just like every other country in Europe nobody ever came calling. We tried to get all shapes of world leader in to show just how far removed we were from the image of the John Hinde postcard.

Kilkenny kettlebells to host international championships

On Saturday, March 26, Kilkenny kettlebell club will play host to their second kettlebell sports competition.

Flybe arrives at Ireland West Airport

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Ireland West Airport Knock is looking forward to an exciting 2011 with the addition of Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, to the airport. Flybe will begin a new three times weekly service to Edinburgh starting April 19 and operating every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday with fares from as low as €36 one way!

 

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