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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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Department of Agriculture to review Puck Fair goat situation after receiving 175 queries
The department received the contacts to the Animal Welfare Helpline last week.
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Puck Fair goat removed from platform for a second time due to high temperatures
Local Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has defended organisers saying ‘the goat’s welfare is always at the centre’ of the event.
Puck Fair goat has been let down from its cage due to heatwave
Before the festival began organisers announced that the goat would have a fan in its cage during its three days in its cage.
# Kerry
Puck Fair goat may be given fan to cope with heatwave amid cruelty concerns
Traditionally the wild goat spends three days and three nights on a tall stand overlooking the town of Killorglin.
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Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"
ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival.
# Puck Fair
Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns
The festival organisers say the animal is well cared for and his welfare is a priority.