Festival-goers, along with groups bedecked in elaborate costumes of eras long past, all mingled, shopped and sang at the family-friendly festival. The occasional lyrical brogue could be heard throughout the crowd, rising above the clanging of weaponry during medieval sword exhibitions.
Authentic Celtic food fare offerings, ranging from bangers to corned beef and cabbage, filled the plates of fairgoers seeking to savor the quintessential United Kingdom experience. Protestant and Catholic whiskeys alike were swirled and sniffed by amateur connoisseurs at the whiskey seminars offered Saturday and Sunday.
Top professional athletes from around the world clashed as they demonstrated feats of strength and skill during the annual "caber toss," as well as a litany of other competitions.
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