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Mass of Remembrance for those who died from Covid held at Knock Shrine

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Last Sunday 2,945 candles were lit at Knock Basilica during a special Mass to remember all who have died from Covid-19 on the island of Ireland.

National Novena at Knock Shrine postponed

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Fr Richard Gibbons, PP Rector of Knock Shrine, has announced that the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock is postponed until perhaps later this year, depending on latest Government guidance.

Fauré Requiem at Ballintubber Abbey tonight!

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Tonight, Friday November 29 in Ballintubber Abbey, two Mayo choirs – Cór Mhaigh Eo and Louisburgh Voices – will join together to perform the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, in a concert which will benefit the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Ballintubber Abbey Trust.

Tommy Fleming at Galway Cathedral

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TOMMY FLEMING, often described as "the voice of Ireland," is this month touring Irish cathedrals, and will play Galway Cathedral for a special concert on Saturday November 30.

Mayo/Galway sopranos to sing at Knock Messiah

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Saturday night next November 3 at 7.30 pm in Knock Basilica will see two of Ireland’s leading female vocalists take to the stage in a concert performance of Handel’s legendary Messiah with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

RTÉ Concert Orchestra wins ‘Outstanding Achievement Award' prior to Messiah concert in Knock Basilica

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RTÉ Concert Orchestra scooped the special award for Outstanding Achievement 2018 at the IMRO Awards in Dublin last week and this talented group of musicians is due to take to the stage of Knock Basilica on Saturday November 3 at 7.30pm for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah.

Belcarra man in charity skydive in memory of his late mother

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To honour his late mother who passed away six years ago during in the first week in April 2012, Stephen Roche from Belcarra, has committed to skydiving some 10,000 feet out of a plane in Kilkenny on Sunday, April 1.

Over 3,000 attend stunning concert of Handel’s Messiah

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A sell-out audience of over 3,000 people from all over Ireland, the UK and further afield attended an epic performance of Handel’s Messiah on Saturday last at the Knock Basilica. In attendance were both His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Papal Nuncio and the Most Rev Michael Neary DD, Archbishop of Tuam.

545 teenagers honoured at diocesan award ceremony in Knock Basilica

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On Thursday last at our Lady’s Basilica, Knock, Archbishop Michael Neary gathered to celebrate and recognise the voluntary contribution of over 500 teenagers to their parish communities at the annual presentation of the Pope John Paul II Award.

Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

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The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

 

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