Music is an important aspect of our daily masses at Knock Shrine at the following times:


Novena 2016 Choirs


3pm: Filipino Choir, Dublin.

Director: Jun Bibat

8:30pm: St.s Brendan & Cronan Cluster Choir,

Director: Dom Richard Purcell. Organist


3pm: Our Lady’s Choir Castlebar

Director: Frankie Forde Waldron

8:30pm: Castlebar Parish Choir

Director: Sr. Mary Johnson, Organist: St Margo

3pm: Claire Lavin,

Organist, Úna Nolan

8:30pm: Ballintubber Choir

Director Sr. Frances, Organist: Úna Nolan

3pm: James Kilbane, Organist: Úna Nolan

8:30pm: Schola Cantorum Basilicae

Director: Úna Nolan


3pm: Kiltimagh Choir

Director: George Lee, Organist, Úna Nolan

8:30pm: Ballinrobe Choir

Director: Richard Crumlish, Organist:

3pm: Raphoe Pilgrimage

8:30pm: Dunmore Choir

Director Joan Mc Donnell, Organist:

3pm: Sligo Cathedral Choir

Director: Charles O Connor

8: 30pm Knock Parish Choir

Director: Úna Nolan


3pm: Úna Nolan

8:30pm: Tuam Cathedral Choir

Director: Mark Keane


During the Pilgrimage Season

Monday – Friday

11 am           Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon      Cantor and Organ in the Parish Church

3 pm             Cantor and Organ in the Basilica


11 am         Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon    Cantor and Organ in Parish Church

3 pm           Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica


10.30 am      Knock Choir in Basilica

12 Noon        Cantor and Organ in Basilica

3 pm               Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica

Knock Choir

Knock Choir sing at 10:30am
Sunday mass.

Knock Parish Choir also participate in many special Parish ceremonies throughout the year as well as providing music for visiting pilgrimage groups and have sung in concert with Tommy Fleming and with Susan Boyle during her visit to Knock Shrine.

Knock choir rehearses on Thursdays @ 8pm, anyone interested in becoming a member please contact the choir director, Úna Nolan on 094 9388100 or  or speak to a choir member.

Visiting Choirs

Knock has a long-standing tradition of welcoming visiting choirs from both Ireland and abroad to sing at ceremonies at the Shrine.


Any choirs interested in singing at Knock Shrine please contact Director of Music at 094 9388100 or

Others who have sung here in the past include: John McNicholl, James Kilbane, Dana, Michael English, Susan Boyle, Liam Lawton, Chloe Coyle and many of the country’s finest choirs.

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