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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Puck Fair

Last year
2022
# Culture Magazine
No Kidding: The story behind the bronze statue commemorating Ireland's oldest annual festival
The origin story we never knew we needed.
# king puck
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.
# Killorglin
Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?
Ireland’s oldest festival begins today.
All time
# Puck Fair
The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year
What’s with the royal goat?
# animal safety
Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists
ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival and has appealed to the “common decency” of festival-goers.
# heifer cruise
This Kerry GAA club's puck fair draw poses the ultimate dilemma
Superb choice.
# gnashers
One punter lost a rather unusual item at the Puck Fair the other day
All the glamour of the fair.
# Animal Welfare
'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls
Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.
# what the puck
This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?
The organisers of the Puck Fair have responded to criticism from animal rights groups.
# goat show
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.
# friends in no places
10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans
Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*
# Festivals
Weekend of culture: Puck Fair and Fleadh Cheoil kick off
Street performers, a cattle fair, fireworks and traditional music…Kerry and Cavan have it all this weekend.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.