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# puca

Last year
'It's a wild place and he's a wild thing': The Púca finds a home in the Burren
Plans to install the Púca in Ennistymon were scrapped earlier this year.
Controversial €30,000 Púca statue given new home after Ennistymon 'hullabaloo'
The statue’s creator, Aidan Harte, welcomed the fact that the Púca finally found a home.
Council said no to Púca statue after locals described it as 'ugly', 'vulgar' and 'grotesque'
Hundreds of locals participated in a survey about the proposed statue.
The Púca statue will NOT be erected in Ennistymon - but other Clare towns might get it instead
The council u-turn follows an online survey of local opinion.
All time
Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash
Fr Willie Cummins denounced the planned sculpture as “sinister” from the altar at Sunday mass.
Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival
The festival has funding for three years and is inspired by Irish mythology.