Puck Fair, Ireland's oldest festival, was established by a royal patent in October 1613, granted to the Welsh planter, Jenkyn Conway, of Killorglin. It first became a famous, however, as a result of the parading and display of a male goat, which is awarded a crown and named as the King of the Town. 2013 will see the celebration of Puck Fair's 400 year anniversary.
|Publication date||28 Aug 2013|
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Puck Fair: A History
The history of Ireland’s oldest fair, which celebrated its 400th anniversary in 2013.