Belfast Telegraph

Friday 28 November 2014

Video: The Puck Fair festival sees goat crowned King Puck of Irish town, Killorglin, County Kerry

Revellers descended on the streets of Killorglin, County Kerry, on August 10, for the opening day of a festival that claims to be one of the oldest in Ireland. The Puck Fair festival sees a wild goat being hoisted 60 feet above the town square and crowned king of the town for three days. The 400-year-old tradition has attracted some criticism from animal-rights campaigners This video shows the coronation of King Puck and an interview with the newly-crowned Queen Puck, a 12-year-old girl from the local area. Credit: YouTube/Puck Fair

 

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