Museum to welcome back visitors with free entry

Knock Museum is celebrating its reopening by waiving entrance fees for the 2021 season. After its year-long closure, the popular tourist destination will reopen on Monday, May 31. Established in 1973 in the gardens at Knock Shrine, the museum has...

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There will be a Novena this year, says Knock’s Parish Priest

For the first time in 43 years Knock didn’t host a Novena in 2020 but there are hopes the celebration will go ahead this year now that the Shrine has reopened. Parish priest Fr Richard Gibbon is “excited” to see...

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Pope Francis bestows “a great responsibility” upon Knock Shrine

The elevation of Knock Shrine to international status was made official on Friday. Pope Francis has upgraded the Catholic Marian...

Friday, 19/03/21 - 8:33pm Read More

Murder victim’s funeral hears ‘violence is not the answer’

The violent death of Michael McDonagh who was stabbed in Swinford is “beyond understandable” for most, mourners at his funeral...

Saturday, 21/11/20 - 1:50pm Read More

Covid fears lead Shrine to close its doors for busiest day of year

August 15 is usually the busiest day in Knock’s calendar but the Shrine will not open to pilgrims this year....

Monday, 10/08/20 - 12:02pm Read More

40 year old tradition broken in Knock with Novena postponement

By Marian Duggan For the first time since its inception in 1977 Knock Novena will not go ahead this August....

Friday, 24/07/20 - 11:45am Read More

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