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Knock Airport has reported that all Ryanair and Flybe flights will run as normal today unless the situation of storm Lorenzo changes. Althought the Aer Lingus service EI911 and EI912 to and from London Gatwick due to operate this evening has been cancelled due to the storm warning. Donal Healy,…

A South Sligo councillor says it’s important Sligo does all it can to ensure it benefits from a new strategic development zone being developed at Ireland West Airport Knock. The draft planning scheme for the new zone was presented to a meeting of Mayo County Council yesterday (Monday). The planning…

Ireland West Airport at Knock is celebrating its 33rd anniversary. The airport opened on 25th October 1985 with three Aer Lingus charter flights to Rome. But the official opening was performed on 30 May 1986 by the then Taoiseach, the late Charles Haughey. In it’s first year of operation, it…

Road conditions in the region are slow but most route are clear with care. There have been scattered snow showers overnight right across the region but the warning level has been reduced from Red down to Orange for Sligo Leitrim and Donegal. Gardai are warning that side roads are not…

There’s a welcome boost in funding for airports in the region. Ireland West Airport Knock has been approved for €1.8m in funding from the Department of Tourism Transport and Sport. While Donegal Airport is to receive nearly €700,000 Donegal Airport carried over 89,000 passengers in the past year while nearly…

Ballymote/Tubbercurry municipal district councillors held their monthly meeting at Ireland West Airport Knock this morning. Sligo County Council is one of a number of counties in the region which has invested in the airport. The story of the airport is part of its charm, the brainchild of Monsignor James Horan the…