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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.

New-look Knock Basilica unveiled over Easter

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Parishioners and visitors to Knock over the Easter holiday were treated to a first look at the Shrine’s massively revamped Basilica, which closed last October for a major renovation project.

Ambitions to market Knock Shrine to millions of Catholics in the US

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Parish priest and rector at Knock Shrine, Fr Richard Gibbons, says the historic announcement of a chartered Aer Lingus flight to carry pilgrims from New York to Knock next August is the first step towards marketing the shrine as a major pilgrim destination to tens of millions of Catholics in the USA.

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.

Thousand expected at Mass in solidarity with Iraqi Christians

Thousands of people are expected to gather at Knock Shrine on the eve of World Peace Day - next Saturday September 20 - to express their solidarity with persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

Thousands in Knock for annual novena

Knock Shrine experienced its busiest day of the year on Wednesday when between 15,000 and 20,000 attended the annual novena entitled Eucharist and Life.

Louisburgh priest appointed as new parish priest of Knock

Archbishop of Tuam Dr Michael Neary has appointed Rev Richard Gibbons as Parish Priest of Knock in succession to the late Mgr Joseph Quinn.

Sports Shorts

•Oughterard Badminton Club is running a club open tournament on Sunday at 1pm at the Oughterard Community Centre, open to all players in divisions four and five. Entry fee is €10 per player, each player drawn and partnered with players from different clubs. To register contact Richard Gibbons 087-2847997, or email [email protected] On Wednesday February 25, the county badminton board will host a special coaching and mini-tournament for division six players at 8pm in GLTC.

Jive the night away with Joe Fury and the Hayride

Joe Fury and The Hayride are based in the mid-west region of Ireland, on the Galway-Mayo border. The Hayride are a high energy live performance band who play a combination of styles that range from rockabilly, swamp, blues, bluegrass and vintage country. Joe Fury, originally from the south of England, was born to Irish parents and moved to the west of Ireland in 2002.


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