History Seminar in Knock House Hotel

History Seminar in Knock House Hotel on 30 November – ‘People, Place & the Knock Apparition’ in the context of the political and social history of 19th century Ireland. Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh and Mr. Tom Neary will discuss and explore events, individuals and social change in everyday life during this time. Ranging from the […]

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N17 Knock to Collooney Option Selection Process Commences

The first Public Consultation with regard to the proposed upgrade of the N17 between Knock and Collooney, will take place in Charlestown (Library Building) and Tobercurry (One Stop Shop) on the 24th and 25th of October respectively, between 1pm and 7pm on both days. Improvements to the existing N17 Knock to Collooney national primary route, have been established in […]

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Ireland West Airport hosts leading delegation from American-Irish Legislators Society

Ireland West Airport and Mayo County Council were delighted to welcome a leading delegation from the American-Irish Legislators Society to the airport on Tuesday 24th September. The society is a bi-partisan organization of members of the New York State Legislature, committed to promoting awareness of Irish culture, ties between Ireland and New York, and fellowship […]

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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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