Killorglin

Information about Killorglin town.

 

Killorglin (Irish: Cill Orglan) is a town in Mid Kerry, Ireland. It is located on the river Laune and every years hosts Puck Fair for both visitors and returning emigrants and locals on their holidays. It’s a festival where a wild mountain goat is crowned King of the town for three days and nights.

 

 

It is a major activity center in Kerry and has a number of tourist accommodation venues. It is the home of Fexco a worldwide financial transfers company it is often referred to as Western Union.

 

 

Every year, starting on 10 August, Killorglin hosts the three-day Puck Fair, the oldest traditional fair in Ireland. It is a substantial source of revenue and business for the town as a large influx of people descends upon the town each year for the festival.