The minimum group size is 15 paying people. Departure We depart from our designated location, and stop en route at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone to enjoy tea / coffee and scones, before…More
The minimum group size is 15 paying people.
We depart from our designated location, and stop en route at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone to enjoy tea / coffee and scones, before continuing to Knock.
We leave Knock for our evening meal in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel in Athlone. The hotel enjoys a well deserved reputation for both food and service. After the meal we travel back to our drop off point.
Since the 2018 Visit of Pope Francis, Knock Shrine has attracted even more visitors and he is the latest Pontiff to visit Knock over the last one hundred years, following on from Pope John Paul ll.
Since the apparition of Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, John the Evangelist, angels and Jesus Christ in 1879, Knock Shrine has become a place of pilgrimage.
While the original church still stands, the complex now incorporates five churches including the Basilica. Services at the Shrine include daily masses and confessions and anointing of the sick.
A large range of religious goods are on sale in several shops. There are also numerous cafés and restaurants.
Most pilgrims find themselves refreshed after their visit, both physically and spiritually, and we trust that this will be your experience on your day at the Shrine.