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Sunday, September 24, 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