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The Inaugural Flight from Knock Airport
By Tom Campbell
8, Apr 2017 - 09:28

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Inaugural Flight 0ut of Connaught Regional Airport Knock (Now Ireland West Airport Knock Co Mayo) on the 25/10/1985. Several thousands people cheered as the Air Lingus Boeing Jet left the Airport on a one week pilgrimage to Rome, Photo © Tom Campbell.1 Jim Fahy R.T.E. Interviewing The late and great Monsignor James Horan also included in Photo Cathal Duffy R.I.P. Sean Rice Connaught Telegraph, and minister Padraig Flynn. Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Monsignor James Horan shares a joke with Air Lingus Staff. Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Monsignor James Horan, Martin J O' Toole Chairman M.C.C.Air Lingus Staff,Jim Ryan R.I.P. Cathal Duffy R.I.P Michael O'Malley R.I.P. County Manager. Minister Padraig Flynn. Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Pat and Maeve Duane, Station Road Castlebar, Boarding the first flight out of Knock to Rome. Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Paddy Walshe Kiltimagh (Piper) Monsignor James Horan. The late County Manager Michael O'Malley and Air Lingus Staff. Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Stewards on duty at Knock Airport. Photo on the 25/10/1985 © Tom Campbell.


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Members of Air Lingus Staff Photo © Tom Campbell.


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Group of spectators Watching the first flight out of Knock Airport destination Rome. Photo © Tom Campbell


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Monsignor James Horan Boarding the first flight out of Knock with a group going to Rome. Photo © Tom Campbell.



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