The three-day fair presided over traditionally by a wild mountain male goat is older than the charter of King James which gave it legitimacy in 1603.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
The committee behind Puck Fair has set up a fundraising appeal to cover increasing insurance prices and overall running costs of the three-day festival.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
If a well-known beer did ringside seats, they would probably be like this — right in front of the cattle ring with a freshly-poured pint in one hand and a cigarette in the other.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
One of Ireland’s oldest festivals is on this weekend and it’s also one of our more unusual ones - famously involving a goat.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
The 401st King of Killorglin was presented to the press yesterday at a ceremonial unveiling on Rossbeigh Strand.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
HAIL King Enda, master of all he surveys in the town by the Laune.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
ONE of Ireland’s longest serving monarchs is preparing to retake his throne in Killorglin, Co Kerry, as the town prepares for its annual Puck Fair festival.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
ON the radio last Thursday morning a sweet lady from Brown Thomas described a €5,500 handbag as “an investment item” while your Puck Fair correspondent tells us that you could buy the whole horse for around €2,000.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2006
Preparations were under way tonight for one of Ireland’s oldest fairs – which will once again see “Elvis” crowned king.
Mon, 09 Aug, 2004
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