Major refurbishment works begin in tourist village

Work on refurbishing the roundabout in the centre of Knock village is expected to begin this week. Knock Community Futures confirmed that contractors have been appointed to the project which will include pedestrian crossings and landscaping works. The local group...

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Safety measures installed on N17 and N5 to thwart illegal driving

A simple addition to the roadway has put an end to illegal manoeuvres on the N17 and N5 at Charlestown, Knock and Claremorris. Bollards have been erected in the centre of the busy national routes in the hope they will...

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Gardaí reveal shocking case of speeding on busy Mayo road

One of the worse instances of speeding in the country last weekend was recorded in Mayo, An Garda Síochána has...

Friday, 07/08/20 - 12:36am Read More

Danger of job losses in Knock as financial reality bites

Businesses are already counting the cost of the postponement of the Knock Novena. With 150,000 pilgrims descending on the village...

Thursday, 30/07/20 - 10:31am 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

Today marks 40 years since Morley/Byrne murders

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic murders of Detective Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne who died...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 12:31am Read More

Model depicts Knock village in 1879