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Killarney Road, Killorglin, Ireland
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

This is a statue of a goat by the side of the road as you enter the town. Once a year is the Puck Fair. Difficult to park near the statue.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The King Puck statue is situated right beside the bridge over the river as you come from Killarney, and so is hard to miss. It represents a story of a goat which warned the townspeople of impending disaster, or perhaps something else because, in reality,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank John A
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Each year a goat is selected from the surrounding hills, and is crowned King Puk and leads the parade of townspeople for their summer festival. The stature is just outside the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed August 25, 2018

As you arrive in Killorglin you can't help but see the statue to King Puck. The bit that brought a giggle to me was at the other side of the road is a small brown sign, in the region of 40cm x15cm pointing across the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Obelix-Boar-Muncher
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Killorglin is home of Puck Fair and this statue is a tribute to it. Can be found just across the bridge from Killorglin town. Good photo opportunities overlooking the river Laune.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lucyb00
Reviewed August 15, 2018

As a first visit to Ireland this fair was amazing. Live music everywhere and entertainment as well as a horse and cattle sale.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank EJ L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Huge crowds enjoying free entertainment all day and night. Shops and calls in center of town and craft fair in library square. Starts with horse fair. Cattle fair second day. King puck in charge for the three days and nights.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank WillieoReilly
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Apparently this goat is honored as he alerted the locals of an invasion of the vikings and now once a year there is a goat killed for a Puk festival

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed July 4, 2018

It's not often that one gets the opportunity to take a selfie with a statue of a goat...but this is not just any goat. It's the mighty King Puck! So embrace this rare opportunity to create your next Facebook profile pic.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Pat C
Reviewed April 17, 2018

there is no parking there so go accross the roundabout and walk back, there is a festival once a year for King Puck sadly we were there in hte wrong month

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Christine K
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