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Irish Racecourses

Bellewstown Racecourse

Situated on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co Meath, this racecourse is beautifully situated in a rural setting with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish sea to the east.

Clonmel Racecourse | Clonmel, Tipperary

Clonmel Racecourse (Powerstown Park)  has been a popular venue for horse racing for more than 150 years.

Cork Racecourse Mallow | Mallow, County Cork

Cork Racecourse Mallow is situated on the banks of the Blackwater, the crossroads of Munster and Home of National Hunt racing.

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Curragh Racecourse | Curragh, County Kildare

The Curragh Racecourse in Kildare has been the headquarters of horse racing in Ireland since the first race took place in 1741 and one of Ireland's premier sporting venues.

Downpatrick Racecourse | County Down

Down Royal Racecourse | County Down

Down Royal Racecourse has brought the "Sport of Kings" to generations of people in Ulster since the 17th Century and is proud to boast some of the most modern facilities for any racegoer.

The advent of low cost airlines make racing at Downpatrick an attractive and value -for-money day out.

Dundalk Racecourse | Dundalk, County Louth

There has been a tradition of racing at Dundalk for over 100 years - horse racing since 1889 and greyhound racing since 1930.

However, by the late 1990's the facilities at Dundalk racecourse were in need of major redevelopment and substantial investment in order to sustain and develop racing at Dundalk.

Fairyhouse Racecourse | Navan, County Meath

Welcome to Fairyhouse Racecourse, a venue steeped in history, with a tradition of hospitality and a reputation for entertaining.

Home to the Irish Grand National since 1870, Fairyhouse Racecourse is located at Ratoath just 15 miles from Dublin City Centre.

Galway Racecourse | Galway City, Galway

Situated on the outskirts of Galway city, in the West of Ireland, the Galway Race Festivals are world renowned.

Gowran Park Racecourse | County Kilkenny

Killarney Racecourse | Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney racecourse is 1.5 miles from Killarney town centre, off the Kenmare Road. Cork airport is 50 miles, Farranfore airport 9 miles.

Laytown Racecourse | County Meath

Laytown is a small seaside resort on the east coast of Ireland, 29 miles north of Dublin. To reach the course, turn off the N1 Dublin - Belfast Road at Julianstown.

Leopardstown Racecourse | County Dublin

Due to the huge success of last year, MasterCard Football Furlong is back and again brings together two of Ireland's great sporting passions - football and racing.

Last year there was a recorded attendance of 6,200 people here at Leopardstown.

Limerick Racecourse | Patricks Well, County Limerick

At Limerick Racecourse we are proud to provide a premier hospitality venue in Munster and indeed Ireland.

A range of hospitality options to suit everyone provided by our caterers Woodlands Catering.

The Hugh McMahon stand offers you the option of a private or semi private venue ranging from 10 - 450 guests.

We provide the perfect opportunity to wine and dine in style, enabling you and your guests to watch the racing in elegant and comfortable surroundings. 

Listowel Racecourse | Tralee, County Kerry

The Listowel Racecourse is located adjacent to the town and is within easy walking distance of the town centre.

Listowel is located 16 miles north of Tralee and 50 miles west of Limerick.

By road, from Shannon Airport, take the Limerick to Tarbert road; from Farranfore Airport take the Tralee Road and from Limerick take the Tarbert road to Listowel.

Naas Racecourse | Naas, County Kildare

There has never been a better time to visit Naas Racecourse, located in the heart of the Thoroughbred County of Kildare, just 25 minutes drive from Dublin City, and en route to Cork and Waterford.

With 15 exciting race meetings in 2006, we look forward to offering you top-class racing throughout the year.

Navan Racecourse | Navan, County Meath

Navan Racecourse has been recognised as one of the fastest growing racetracks in the country.

Located just 30 miles north of Dublin, easily accessible from Newry and the north, its central location in Meath's Royal County, makes an ideal choice to visit.

Horse Racing has taken place at Navan's "Royal County� Proudstown site since the 1920's.

Set in 181 acres, the track is highly respected by Owners and Trainers who recognise that its stiff uphill finish is a true test of their horses fitness and stamina.

Punchestown Racecourse | County Kildare

Punchestown Racecourse, the home of Irish National Hunt Racing for more than 150 years.

It is different from any other racecourse for the simple fact that it is the only racecourse in Ireland to continue to host cross country racing, the very founder of modern era steeplechasing. 

Roscommon Racecourse | Roscommon Town, County Roscommon

The racecourse is situated 1 mile from Roscommon on the Castlebar road. Roscommon is 90 miles from Dublin, 47 miles from Galway and 20 miles from Athlone.

Sligo Racecourse | County Sligo

The racecourse is situated at Cleveragh 1km from Sligo city centre, just off the Pearse Road. The track is a right handed track of 1600 metres, with a steady climb from four furlongs out.

Tipperary Racecourse | County Tipperary

Tipperary Racecourse is the ideal place to entertain your customers, staff or friends, we offer you a unique opportunity to enjoy the excitement of top quality national hunt and flat racing..

With several different packages available we are confident that there will be something to suit you, so if you have particular requirements, do not hesitate to contact us.

Our aim is to provide you with the perfect environment and to ensure your day at the races is an enjoyable one.

The refurbished High Chaparral Dining Room offers a range of options from buffet to silver service dining for groups of up to 170 people, with larger numbers accommodated in marquees.

Thurles Racecourse | Thurles, County Tipperary

Thurles Racecourse is an oval right-handed track of one and a quarter miles. There are 6 flights of hurdles and 7 steeplechase fences in each circuit.

In flat races low numbers are on the outside, the effect of the draw is zero. Principally a jumping track though a small number of flat races are held.

Racing takes place in the winter months generally from late September to early April.

Tralee Racecourse | Tralee, County Kerry

Nine-furlong, left handed track, two and a half furlong home straight which is level and preceded by stiff two and a half furlong climb.

Major Races

Guinness Gold Cup Premier Handicap, Carlsberg Ruby Stakes (Listed), Denny Gold Medal Steeplechase (Grade C), Denny Havasnack (Q.R), Brandon Hotel Handicap Hurdle (Grade C), E.B.F 2-Y-O Premier Nursery.

Refreshments and Corporate Facilities

There is a dining room with several snack and fast food outlets plus a number of bars. There are a number of hospitality suites available to cater for 60-200 people. Corporate packages are available to suit everyone's needs.


The Racecourse is located 2km outside the town of Tralee. Turn right at the fourth roundabout on the Limerick-Tralee road. The gates are open two hours beforehand with ample free car parking.

How To Get There

By Road:- 90km south-west of Limerick, 130km north-west of Cork.

By Rail:- Tralee Railway Station is just 2km from the Course.

By Air:- Kerry Airport is 22km away and Shannon airport is 108km away. Regular flights from Dublin, London and Manchester to Kerry Airport. Helicopter landings at the Racecourse can be arranged in advance.

Tramore Racecourse | County Waterford

Tramore Races have been providing exciting entertainment for racing fans in south east Ireland for more than 200 years.

The 80-acre venue now boasts totally up-graded facilities with three car parks, two stands and all-tarmac enclosures.

Three bars, two restaurants and creche facilities ensure that all the family is well catered for.

Corporate entertaining has become a feature of racing at Tramore where business and pleasure mix easily and already the August festival bookings have started.

Wexford Racecourse | County Wexford

On race days, companies, social clubs and groups can avail of the corporate hospitality unit to entertain staff, clients and friends. A self-contained bar is available for private parties up to 80/100 persons in the Carriglawn Bar on the Upper Stand. This room can be divided to suit numbers. Finger food or buffet can be served. There is a TOTE operator and security person on duty.

A day at the races is an excellent treat for your friends, customers, social club or staff. Over the recent past our facilities have been upgraded to an extremely high standard which include excellent racing, first class restaurant, many bars, self-service cafeteria, open and covered stands, good craic and terrific atmosphere!