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11-8-2017: Puck Fair Killorglin: Twins Katie and Niamh Foley from Lixnaw, County Kerry pictured at Puck Fair in Killorglin on Friday. The festival concludes on Saturday the traditional 'Scattering Day'.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

PHOTOS: All The Fun Of The Puck Fair

August 12, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a blast, but all good things come to an end. There was street entertainment, market trading, musical performances and fireworks aplenty – not to mention a goat king and young queen – in Killorglin this past few days as the town celebrated another successful Puck Fair festival, which […]

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ëIíll be back for Puckí: Pictured launching Puck Fair 2017, at ëThe Diaspora Ladyí statue on Iveragh Road, Killorglin, were 2016 World Coastal Rowing Champion, Monika Dukarska, (who is aspiring to qualify for the Olympics), Caitlin Horgan, Puck Fair Queen and Pupil in Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin and Declan Mangan, Chair of Puck Fair. Puck Fair 2017, Irelandís oldest festival, runs from 10-12 August in Killorglin, Co. Kerry. The three day festival attracts visitors from all over Ireland and the world including the Irish diaspora, who come to see the coronation of the wild mountain goat and enjoy 36 hours of FREE family entertainment. 
Picture: Don MacMonagle

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Preparations In Full Swing For Killorglin’s Puck Fair

July 5, 2017 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

KILLORGLIN is already preparing for the influx of tens of thousands of visitors in just over  a month for the annual Puck Fair. Thousands of Irish emigrants are planning a visit home this summer to coincide with the 3-day festival, which takes place from August 10-12. The 2017 festivities will […]

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Crowning Glory...Getting in the mood for Ireland's oldest festival - Puck Fair, Killorglin, celebrating over 400 years of one of the World's most quirkiest festivals. Held on the 10th -11th and 12th August every year. Where else only in Killorglin, would a wild mountain goat be crowned King and reign over a town for three days?– where a goat is King and people act the goat!  included at the launch on Rossbeigh Beach, were, The Lady in Waiting - Bláthaid Carney, left, Killorglin, Queen of Puck Fair,  Kerry Lynch, Caragh Lake.  As well as being Ireland’s original and oldest ‘Gathering Festival’ it features 2 days of family fun, live music and events. For more information see O'Sullivan/***FREE PIC***

Packed Programme Of Puck Fair Events Launched

June 28, 2016 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S oldest festival is coming around again and the launch of Puck Fair’s packed programme took place recently at Rossbeigh Beach. Families, day-trippers, weekend revellers and visitors from far and wide are called to Killorglin from August 10-12 to enjoy Ireland’s original and oldest ‘Gathering Festival’. The pinnacle of the […]

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VIDEO: Pretty Funny Newsreel Clip Of Puck Fair From Long, Long Ago

VIDEO: Pretty Funny Newsreel Clip Of Puck Fair From Long, Long Ago

August 8, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

MANY Tralee people will make their way out to Killorglin for Puck Fair when it gets underway on Monday. A YouTube clip of the ancient fair has recently surfaced, that harks back to the good old days of ‘Paddywhackery’ implied by our friends in dear Britannia. The British Movietone, Youtube channel […]

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