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An unusual feature of the apparition at Knock on August 21 1879, was that it was silent. On all other occasions when the Virgin Mary has appeared, a verbal message was imparted to the visionaries. It was usually an exhortation to pray. But the Knock vision, consisting of Mary, St Joseph, St John the Evangelist, and other religious images, was motionless. There was no verbal message.
As part of the activities organised around the Discover Mullingar Day, Westmeath County Council is to host a lecture on the history of the site of the new County Buildings, which stand in one of the most significant areas of Mullingar. The lecture will be presented by local historian Ruth Illingworth on Thursday September 24 .