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|Caption||Basilica of our Lady Queen of Ireland, Knock (1979)|
An interior view of the Roman Catholic Basilica of Our Lady Queen of Ireland in Knock, County Mayo, in August 1979. Several pilgrims are gathered near the altar. The Virgin Mary is said to have appeared at Knock on 21 August 1879.
Pope John Paul II visited Knock in September 1979. It now attracts over one and a half million visitors annually.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(22/Aug/1979 - 22/Aug/1979)