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No big deal !

We planned part of our trip around Puck Fair in Killorglin. l --- sort of like a street flea... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
gaylew559
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Toronto, Canada
Crazy fair honouring a goat

My wife & I were spending a couple of days in Killarney, when we heard Puck Fair was on in... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Michael B
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Orby, Sweden
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Come to Killorglin in Co Kerry for a taste of Ireland's oldest traditional fair, you'll discover Pagan beginnings and a goat who would be crowned! Yes, really. For three days, a wild mountain goat is captured and made King, and the people party and...more
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We planned part of our trip around Puck Fair in Killorglin. l --- sort of like a street flea market. I wouldn't go again but I'm glad I saw it. However I do want to say they treat the goat really well and its harmless...More

Thank gaylew559
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to this for the past 3 years and i LOVE it. Such a great atmosphere around. All the entertainment is free and goes on for hours. It's suitable for all the family. Loads of stalls too selling toys,makeup, books etc etc. Definitely...More

Thank lucyyeah
Reviewed 25 August 2017

we were passing through and saw the signs for Puck Fair ,so we stopped and walked the town. The puck fair is an old tradition where a goat is crowned the Puck King and is put up on a pedestal for three days , he...More

Thank produceguy
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife & I were spending a couple of days in Killarney, when we heard Puck Fair was on in Killorglin. So we popped over (during the day) to see what it was all about. The crazy locals capture a wild goat, crown it as...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went to Killorglin in Kerry for Puck Fair,We had a Great Time,There was Music and Dancing on the Streets and You can Join in if You want,There was Stalls Selling All kinds of Things Both Old and New,There was also a Fun Fair There,It's...More

Thank carojim
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in the area at fair time it is definitely worth a go. Of course bring your patience, leave your vehicle and be ready for the general calamity that loads of people will bring. Be prepared to eat fair food or wait...More

Thank Krista R
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were travelling and followed one of the 'attractions' guide. The city is lovely and altho there was not fair, it was worth walking around and getting to know some of the local attractions. It is probably best if you drive there.

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 21 December 2016

for the Fair, but there are signs for it everywhere near Killorgin. According to folks we met who went to the actual fair, it is very crowded, and looking at the statue and hearing the legends are more fun than actually going.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to say we visited this and we did. Very crowded but that was to be expected. We were told the goat atop the floors-high stage is released back into the "wild" and hope that's true. Many many street vendors with various products they...More

1  Thank IrishChief
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with family on holiday - expected so much and got so little...cheap rubbish being sold, awful fairground, just dreadful! Was hoping for a lovely traditional Irish festival, but seen nothing of that sort. My 11 year old nearly got mugged in the playground!! Just...More

Thank Klara M
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