Speakers announced for Knock Novena in August

140th anniversary of Knock apparition to be celebrated Former  Taoiseach John Bruton will be the guest speaker at the opening day of the Knock Novena on Wednesday, August 14. The theme of his address will be ‘Faith, Future and Europe’. This year marks the 140th anniversary of the Apparition at Knock and the overall theme for the Novena is ‘Continuing Our Journey’. Another former […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in South Mayo – Knock

Knock Shrine, just 20 minutes away from Ireland West Airport Knock, could easily claim to have one of the most interesting histories of any place in Ireland. The small village of Knock was the site of an apparition in 1879, witnessed by 15 ordinary, rural dwellers and, since then, it has grown into one of […]

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Lourdes to Knock 2000km 5 Day Cycling challenge

On Tues 18th June, Robotic milking specialists and Lely Center Mullingar Co-owner/Founder, Alan Heaney who hails from Swinford, Co. Mayo is leading a group of 4 endurance cyclists on a MASSIVE 5 day 2,000 km ultra cycling challenge. Starting from Lourdes (south of France), up through France, across the English channel (by ferry), over England […]

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Ireland West Airport Knock Awarded Fáilte Ireland Business Award

Ireland West Airport Knock has been awarded Failte Ireland’s Service Excellence Programme’s Business Award. The Programme is aimed at helping tourism businesses reach and maintain the highest standards in customer service excellence, resulting in benefits such as business growth, additional repeat business, increased visitor spend and positive recommendations. The Business Award is presented when 75% […]

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