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#Knock

# knock - Friday 19 March, 2021

Pope Francis upgrades Knock shrine to international status
# Knock
# Knock

Pope Francis upgrades Knock shrine to international status

Mar 19th 2021, 7:30 PM 38,086 Views 108 Comments

He visited the shrine in 2018.

# knock - Monday 10 August, 2020

Knock Shrine takes 'unprecedented' decision to close on busiest day over Covid-19 fears
# Feast Of The Assumption
# Feast Of The Assumption

Knock Shrine takes 'unprecedented' decision to close on busiest day over Covid-19 fears

Aug 10th 2020, 2:48 PM 36,872 Views 23 Comments

The Feast of the Assumption on 15 August is typically the busiest day of the year in Knock.

# knock - Monday 23 September, 2019

Sexton took 'bang on his thigh' but Ireland say replacement was tactical
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Sexton took 'bang on his thigh' but Ireland say replacement was tactical

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 8:23 AM 34,044 Views 48 Comments

Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki have passed HIA2 and could be available against Japan.

# knock - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Concern as Lacazette limps off during Arsenal's friendly defeat to Lyon
# Knock
From The42
# Knock

Concern as Lacazette limps off during Arsenal's friendly defeat to Lyon

Jul 28th 2019, 6:48 PM 4,188 Views 0 Comments

Unai Emery’s side were beaten 2-1 in London.

# knock - Friday 17 May, 2019

Match-making service 'Knock Marriage Bureau' to close after more than 50 years
# Holy Matrimony
# Holy Matrimony

Match-making service 'Knock Marriage Bureau' to close after more than 50 years

May 17th 2019, 1:36 PM 20,659 Views 25 Comments

The agency, later known as the Knock Marriage Introductions, said it was responsible for 960 marriages.

# knock - Monday 24 December, 2018

Fr Richard Gibbons: 'When was the last time you did something truly selfless for someone else, even if they didn’t deserve it?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fr Richard Gibbons: 'When was the last time you did something truly selfless for someone else, even if they didn’t deserve it?'

Dec 24th 2018, 5:30 PM 15,455 Views 28 Comments

Fr Gibbons – of Knock – writes about finding the true meaning of Christmas even when things feel hard.

# knock - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers

Aug 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 15,478 Views 40 Comments

A vigil to remember babies who died at the home is being held this afternoon.

Explainer: What were the 'strange occurrences' that turned Knock into a global pilgrimage site?
# The Apparition
# The Apparition

Explainer: What were the 'strange occurrences' that turned Knock into a global pilgrimage site?

Aug 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 41,627 Views 108 Comments

Pope Francis is visiting today – but what’s reputed to have happened in the Mayo village?

8km tailbacks in Mayo as Knock prepares for pope visit
# Heavy Traffic
# Heavy Traffic

8km tailbacks in Mayo as Knock prepares for pope visit

Aug 26th 2018, 8:47 AM 31,637 Views 47 Comments

The pope will visit the shrine this morning ahead of his Phoenix Park Mass.

# knock - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

Aug 25th 2018, 10:33 AM 16,573 Views 47 Comments

The pontiff’s two-day visit has officially begun.

Here's everywhere Pope Francis will be going this weekend
# Hour By Hour
# Hour By Hour

Here's everywhere Pope Francis will be going this weekend

Aug 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 37,271 Views 93 Comments

From the Áras to Knock – here’s the hour-by-hour plan.

# knock - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Pregnant women due this weekend in Dublin advised to leave plenty of time for journeys across city
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pregnant women due this weekend in Dublin advised to leave plenty of time for journeys across city

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 19,476 Views 19 Comments

All hospitals will be operating as normal across the weekend.

# knock - Friday 22 June, 2018

Tickets for the Pope's Knock and Phoenix Park events available on Monday
# Ticket Masster
# Ticket Masster

Tickets for the Pope's Knock and Phoenix Park events available on Monday

Jun 22nd 2018, 4:36 PM 46,404 Views 136 Comments

500,000 tickets have been issued for the Phoenix Park Mass while there will be a capacity of 45,000 people at Knock.

# knock - Sunday 6 May, 2018

8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week
# Roscommon-Mayo
# Roscommon-Mayo

8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

May 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 33,809 Views 216 Comments

How are the campaigns shaping up in traditionally conservative Roscommon and east Mayo?

# knock - Friday 16 March, 2018

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 16th 2018, 7:55 AM 8,385 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s happening as we head into the long weekend.

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine
# Mayo
# Mayo

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

Mar 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,599 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.

# knock - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'I'm no Holy Joe, I'm no Holy Marty': Marty Morrissey gives a lively speech at Knock Mass
# Novena
# Novena

'I'm no Holy Joe, I'm no Holy Marty': Marty Morrissey gives a lively speech at Knock Mass

Aug 16th 2017, 4:25 PM 32,943 Views 44 Comments

The sports commentator encouraged parishioners gathered at Knock to “live life to the full”.

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock?

Aug 16th 2017, 12:47 PM 23,780 Views 94 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# knock - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Grandparents are the anchor of many families - but we don't always recognise that'
# Knock
# Knock

'Grandparents are the anchor of many families - but we don't always recognise that'

Aug 13th 2017, 3:30 PM 14,220 Views 21 Comments

The Catholic Grandparents Association is holding its annual pilgrimage to Knock next month (and will feature a performance from Dana).

# knock - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter
# Chemo
# Chemo

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:12 PM 46,810 Views 19 Comments

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

# knock - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Nuns, VIPs and GAA stars: Behind the scenes at Knock Airport
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Nuns, VIPs and GAA stars: Behind the scenes at Knock Airport

Nov 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,492 Views 9 Comments

A new six-part series looks at what goes on in the airport during its 30th year.

# knock - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

Sep 14th 2016, 8:12 AM 5,805 Views 27 Comments

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

# knock - Sunday 21 August, 2016

We spent a day talking to Irish pilgrims about strange occurrences (and airports)
# A Day In Knock
# A Day In Knock

We spent a day talking to Irish pilgrims about strange occurrences (and airports)

Aug 21st 2016, 8:45 AM 22,223 Views 63 Comments

Do you remember the story of Knock? It’s still drawing in the crowds, in its busiest week of the year.

# knock - Saturday 6 August, 2016

The "strange occurrences" that turned Knock into a place of pilgrimage
# Apparition
# Apparition

The "strange occurrences" that turned Knock into a place of pilgrimage

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,014 Views 158 Comments

A new documentary examines what life is like in Knock today and the legacy of the apparition.

# knock - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened
# Don't Knock Knock
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Knock Knock

10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened

Aug 3rd 2016, 1:11 PM 13,881 Views 7 Comments

Oh from Fatima to Bethlehem from Lourdes to Kiltimagh…

# knock - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Barefoot walks and dawn masses - devout Catholics from all over the world flock to Knock
# 150000 Pilgrims
# 150000 Pilgrims

Barefoot walks and dawn masses - devout Catholics from all over the world flock to Knock

Aug 15th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,391 Views 110 Comments

The annual novena is under way. Barefoot pilgrims have been taking part in an early morning walk to the Mayo village.

# knock - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Meet the people who live in the Irish town "built on a miracle"
# Welcome To Knock
# Welcome To Knock

Meet the people who live in the Irish town "built on a miracle"

Aug 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,472 Views 81 Comments

Knock is an incredibly resonant place within the Irish psyche.”

# knock - Friday 31 July, 2015

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off
# Unscheduled
# Unscheduled

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off

Jul 31st 2015, 9:14 PM 11,976 Views 14 Comments

All 74 passengers disembarked safely from the Flybe aircraft.

# knock - Monday 22 June, 2015

Government jet makes emergency landing with Taoiseach on board
# Baldonnel
# Baldonnel

Government jet makes emergency landing with Taoiseach on board

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:08 PM 34,894 Views 94 Comments

The plane made the stop due to technical issues.

# knock - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
# Striiiiiike
# Striiiiiike

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

Jun 8th 2015, 8:46 AM 22,839 Views 12 Comments

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# knock - Friday 9 January, 2015

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year

Jan 9th 2015, 9:24 AM 9,746 Views 50 Comments

Their London services were particularly popular.

# knock - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Here's what appeared to witnesses in Knock, 135 years ago today
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

Here's what appeared to witnesses in Knock, 135 years ago today

Aug 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 78,402 Views 201 Comments

“I threw myself to my knees…a hundred thousands thanks to God”

# knock - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Aug 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,952 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# knock - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Thousands arriving in Knock today for annual Catholic pilgrimage
# Hey Pilgrim
# Hey Pilgrim

Thousands arriving in Knock today for annual Catholic pilgrimage

Aug 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,381 Views 89 Comments

Knock Knock, who’s there? 150,000 people…

# knock - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever
# Go West
# Go West

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever

Aug 6th 2014, 3:42 PM 12,078 Views 55 Comments

The Mayo airport is expected to cater for around 700,000 passengers this year

# knock - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

VIDEO: Rugby League player suffers 'butt-cheek knockout'
# Bum Deal
From The42
# Bum Deal

VIDEO: Rugby League player suffers 'butt-cheek knockout'

Jun 25th 2014, 11:04 AM 4,490 Views 5 Comments

Of all the ways to go down, butt to the face is one of the worst.

# knock - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Ryanair brings the Netherlands, Scotland and Lithuania to Knock
# New Routes
# New Routes

Ryanair brings the Netherlands, Scotland and Lithuania to Knock

Oct 31st 2013, 4:18 PM 8,964 Views 27 Comments

The budget airline said it hopes to announce further new route and traffic growth plans in the coming weeks.

# knock - Monday 9 September, 2013

German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport
# Knock
# Knock

German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport

Sep 9th 2013, 7:59 AM 6,717 Views 23 Comments

Over 85,000 passengers passed through the airport last month with numbers travelling to popular sun destinations also up.

# knock - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Explainer: Why is Ireland being consecrated to 'the Immaculate Heart of Mary'?
# Religion
# Religion

Explainer: Why is Ireland being consecrated to 'the Immaculate Heart of Mary'?

Aug 15th 2013, 9:50 PM 17,742 Views 151 Comments

The people of Ireland were today consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary. What does that mean, exactly?

# knock - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Luis Suarez out of Liverpool's Norway trip
# Injured
From The42
# Injured

Luis Suarez out of Liverpool's Norway trip

Aug 6th 2013, 4:55 PM 2,308 Views 39 Comments

Anfield chiefs say the Uruguay international would remain in England ‘as a precaution’.

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