Famed poet Dylan Thomas and his wild adventures at the ancient Irish Puck Fair

Caitlin MacNamara, who married Dylan Thomas in 1937, had strong Irish roots. Her grandfather was the squire of an estate in County Clare, today that very estate is known as the Falls Hotel in Ennistymon.

Puck Fair, held every August in the Kerry town of Killorglin, can be traced back to 1603 when King James I granted legality to the fair. For Dylan Thomas, the trip was supposed to be purely work-related but of course, it didn’t turn out that way!

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source: Irish Central

2019-07-22 15:25
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