You can actually light a virtual candle for someone in Knock (and who knew)

By Katy Thornton

August 24, 2023 at 1:24pm


Something to put LC students at ease on the eve of the dreaded Results Day.

The sacred act of lighting a candle for someone for good luck has always been something that's filled us with hope. Just knowing your granny's friend's sister has lit a candle for you can go a long way in calming your nerves ahead of exams, or a job interview, or a presentation.

Friday August 25 marks 2023's Leaving Cert results day and if you're feeling the nerves, or in need of some extra good vibes ahead of opening that fated letter, then a virtual candle lighting is just what you need.

Knock takes this age old tradition into the modern day by creating a space to light a virtual candle, for when you simply don't have a candle or match available to you.

According to the website, for every virtual candle lighting, a real candle will be lit at Knock Shrine.

Lighting a candle for someone has been forever revolutionised. Where will technology go next?


If you know such a person and want to boost their luck a little, you can light a candle virtually HERE.

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