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Ryanair has announced a new twice weekly winter service from Ireland West Airport to Milan (Bergamo) in Italy. Flights will operate every Thursday and Sunday throughout the winter season. Donal Healy, head of marketing for Ireland West Airport Knock, says today’s announcement is a major vote of confidence in the…

A number of Sligo councillors are calling for the setting up of a cross-community task force to ensure the future of Sligo Airport. They say the task force should include the airport board, Northern Western and Regional Assembly, Sligo Chamber, Sligo BID, the IDA, Sligo Bay Lifeboat Station RNLI, IT…

A local TD is calling for an EU wide approach on reopening the nations airports such as Knock Airport. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Marc MacSharry raised the issue in the Dail recently with Transport Minister, Shane Ross. A taskforce has been set up…

An Garda Siochana has announced details of its traffic plan for the visit of Pope Francis to Knock. The pontiff will be arriving on the morning of Sunday, August 26th, at Ireland West Airport, from where he will travel to the Marian Shrine. Most of the traffic management plan concerns…

This weekend is set to be one of the busiest travel times of the year as people take to the roads, rail and air to get to their destinations. Gardai throughout the North West will be out in force to ensure a safe weekend for all. It’s the first weekend…