Plan your visit

Pilgrimage Organisers

Since the first organised pilgrimage came to Knock in 1880, we have welcomed pilgrims from all over the world to this sacred place.

Pilgrimage Services

The pilgrimage season takes place from the last Sunday in April until the second Sunday in October each year and the team at Knock Shrine are always on hand to facilitate pilgrimage organisers in making their day as special as possible. Our dedicated pilgrimage organiser can be contacted by telephone at (094) 93 88100 or by email at for more details.


Pilgrimages  from the United Kingdom:

Knock Shrine is ideally located close to Ireland West Airport, which offers daily services from the United Kingdom throughout the year.

Should you wish to join an organised group pilgrimage from the United Kingdom, there are  a number of  tour operators who offer tailor made packages to Knock Shrine:

Knock Pilgrimages

Joe Walsh Tours


Visiting Choirs at Knock Shrine

Visiting Choirs are welcome to participate in the liturgy  at Knock Basilica at 3pm Mass on the day of your pilgrimage. Our Director of Music  will be delighted to assist with the choice of hymns and sacred music.



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