is not just a verb,
it is also a noun
As in the town in County Mayo
Mayo is located around the towns of Claremorris, Knock, Ballyhaunis, Charlestown, Ballina and Castlebar.The County Mayo is populated with castles, cathedrals, fortresses and archaeological sites. Also for the Catholic it has the famous Knock Shrine which is the nearest holy site apart from Lourdes in France for ahte majority of people in the British Isles.
Rich in beauty, history and Irish heritage.
Apart from that.... what else is there to write about?
Well.... it has an airport. Yes an airport!
When most people think of a place/town/city that has an airport it always has to be a place of high importance.....consider this: Knock is a Holy site in the far West of Ireland] between the mountains,bogs and fog. Oh and Pope John Paul the Second has visited it. Sure didn't He kiss the ground?
Now Knock is a small village and we are talking the realms of CraggyIsland-ness from the 'Father Ted' comedy shows. Knock lays on the lovingly known road to the Garda as the R63. This road is not just a by-way to a town but the outroad to many a small place like Ballyhaunis and the police/Garda patrol these ways to counteract drink-driving. In rural areas these laws passed in BIG towns and cities forget the area that is outside their realms.
To most Britons Knock appears only as a destination of the low cost flight peoples destinations in: www.mytravellite.com adverts as a cheap way to travel t'Ireland the land of black stout and craic. As an International Airport it really cannot compete due to its high placement that gives fault to fog BUT as a stepping stone to the West of Ireland; to Galway, Connemara, Westport, Castlebar, Castlerea, Sligo and Roscommon it really is (as Christy Moore sang) 'a miracle that they built an airport down in Knock!'
For more of the information that surrounds Knock then either go there.... (physically if you are a good Catholic) or... look at ->