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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Puck Fair

Kathleen McCarthy with family members in front of their Barrel-Top Caravan at Puck Fair...

Kathleen McCarthy with family members in front of their Barrel-Top Caravan at Puck Fair 1951.

Bridget Sullivan home from London for Puck Fair 1951

Bridget Sullivan home from London for Puck Fair 1951. She is standing on what was the Weigh Bridge which was located in the centre of the Fair Field. It was operated by the Patsy...

Silkie O’Sullivan of Memphis,Tennessee in the Puck Fair Parade with an Irish Wolfhound to...

Silkie O'Sullivan of Memphis,Tennessee in the Puck Fair Parade with an Irish Wolfhound to his left. 1992

Pa Houlihan with Martin Walsh who was a member of the John Duffy Circus...

Pa Houlihan with Martin Walsh who was a member of the John Duffy Circus Band in the days of old in Pa's Basement Museum circa late 1990's.

Killorglin Knitting Group showcase their car of colours knitted especially for the Puck Fair...

Killorglin Knitting Group showcase their car of colours knitted especially for the Puck Fair Parade, 2013. Note the two large knitting needles sticking out of the rear windows of the car which is followed...

King Puck on his way to Shannon Airport after Puck Fair before being flown...

King Puck on his way to Shannon Airport after Puck Fair before being flown to New York to serve as Mascot of the US Navy Academy American Football Team, 1968.

King Puck takes a stroll through his Kingdom. Puck Fair 2013

King Puck takes a stroll through his Kingdom. Puck Fair 2013

Oliver Cromwell moves gingerly through the streets of Killorglin, Puck Fair 2013

Oliver Cromwell moves gingerly through the streets of Killorglin, Puck Fair 2013.

Declan Falvey collecting from stall holders during Puck Fair 1992

Declan Falvey collecting from stall holders during Puck Fair 1992. Bridie Walsh nee Houlihan can also be seen to the left of Declan in the background. Ref: P255

Street Entertainer at Puck Fair circa 1950’s

Street Entertainer at Puck Fair circa 1950's Ref: P256

Street Entertainers pose with children on the County Bridge, Puck Fair, circa 1990’s

Street Entertainers pose with children on the County Bridge, Puck Fair, circa 1990's. Ref: P257

Fair Day 2004

Fair Day 2004 Ref: P252

Street Entertainment outside Dodds Shop in Upper Bridge Street, 1995

Street Entertainment outside Dodds Shop in Upper Bridge Street during Puck Fair, 1995. Ref: P253

Ladies of the ICA in the Puck Fair Parade, 1995

Ladies of the ICA in the Puck Fair Parade, 1995. Ref: P254

Bargaining at the Puck Horse Fair. Charlie O’Brien of Rangue can be seen in...

Bargaining at the Puck Horse Fair. Charlie O'Brien of Rangue can be seen in the blue shirt on the right. Circa 1980's. Ref: P251

Buskers playing outside The Kingdom Bar in Main Street, Puck Fair 1979

Buskers playing outside The Kingdom Bar in Main Street, Puck Fair 1979. Ref: P249

Taking down the Pulley and Tripod which was used for hoisting King Puck by...

Taking down the PullePandora Bracelets Cheap expensivey and Tripod which was used for hoisting King Puck by rope in the yeaPandora Salers before the advent of the electric Pulley, 1980. Ref: P250

Old friends John McSweeney, Robert Freeman and Desmond Houlihan meet up for a pint...

Old friends John McSweeney, Robert Freeman and Desmond Houlihan meet up for a pint at Paud O'Neill's Bar during Puck Fair 400. 2013 Ref: P248  

A Candy Floss seller, Puck Fair, 1970’s

A Candy Floss seller, Puck Fair, 1970's. Ref: P242

Horse Fair at the back of the KCYMS, Puck Fair, 1970’s

Horse Fair at the back of the KCYMS, Puck Fair, 1970's. Ref: P243