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# knock - Monday 10 August, 2020

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

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

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

# knock - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

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

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

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?'

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 This post contains videos

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

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?

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

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 This post contains videos

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

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

Here's everywhere Pope Francis will be going this weekend

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

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

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

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

# knock - Friday 16 March, 2018

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

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

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

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock?

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'

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

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

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

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)

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

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

# knock - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

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

10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened

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

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"

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

All 74 passengers disembarked safely from the Flybe aircraft.

# knock - Monday 22 June, 2015

Government jet makes emergency landing with Taoiseach on board

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...

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

Their London services were particularly popular.

# knock - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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

“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

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

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

# knock - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever

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

# knock - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: Rugby League player suffers 'butt-cheek knockout' Bum Deal This post contains videos

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

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

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

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'?

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

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

Luis Suarez out of Liverpool's Norway trip

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

# knock - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: Catholic bishops made five mistakes in their opposition to abortion legislation

The Catholic Church teaching on abortion still holds – but the bishops are opposing the proposed legislation the wrong way, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

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