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‘None of us can fail to be moved by the stories of young people who suffered abuse, robbed of their innocence and left scarred by painful memories.’ These were the words of Pope Francis at Knock this morning when he gave the most direct address yet to the horror of…

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…

Work has just been completed on Phase One of a fifteen million euro investment in improvements at Ireland West Airport, Knock. For the past 18 months, work totalling a cost of €4.5m has been taking place at the airport. Donal Healy, head of marketing and route development, told Ocean FM’s…

The numbers attending Knock Shrine in county Mayo for the Pope’s visit will only be a fraction of the number that attended back in 1979. Tickets are free but have been restricted to 45,000 around the Shrine. In 1979 when Pope John Paul the second visited Knock around 400,000 people…