One of the most anticipated weeks on the Irish Racing calendar is the Galway Summer Festival. 7 Days of iconic Flat and National Hunt racing from Monday 29th of July to Sunday 4th of August 2019. Over 140,000 people attended the Summer Festival Meeting in 2017 where betting turnover reached great heights. The total prize fund for the fifty-two sponsored races reached an impressive €2 million. A week to celebrate and enjoy great racing, fine foods, fashion and fun on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, not to be missed by any serious racing fan.
Galway Races kicks off on 29th July starting at 5.20pm.
Monday: Starts the week with 7 races.
Tuesday: Features the BMW Mile Handicap.
Wednesday: Features the iconic Galway Plate.
Thursday: is Ladies Day featuring the Guinness Galway Hurdle
Friday: is an evening race meeting to kick off the Bank Holiday weekend.
Saturday: Features several great races sponsored by Betway.
Sunday: Is a Family Day which closes the meeting.
Our Galway Race & Stay Packages are designed to let you check in and chill out, you book, we do the rest for you. With 4* Hotel prices staring from only €199 per guest for a 1 night stay with Transport & Tickets included they sell fast!. Please do browse our packages and if you cannot see exactly what you want you can even Build Your Own or contact us. we'll be delighted to help.
"We have attended Race meetings throughout the world and your organisation was excellent. Everything was done efficiently and in a friendly manner. We thoroughly recommend Curragh Hospitality and Race & Stay."
Jan & John Daly, AU Guest
"I wanted to make sure I thanked you and your staff for all the hospitality and help you showed Marianne and myself on Friday night. I love horse racing and we had a great time, the meal and service were excellent."
Wayne Sadowski, USA Guest
"Many thanks to you and and all your staff for looking after myself and my husband Tony this weekend, we had a brilliant time at the Curragh races, the hotel was lovely and the staff were so nice, thanks again."
Anne Conway , UK Guest
"Thank you for a wonderful weekend of racing and hospitality, we were made to feel very special and it was a wonderful experience seeing how the other half live! The staff at The Curragh and Leopardstown were fantastic. "
Dionne Smyth, UK Guest
"I would like to say how fantastic our stay and day at the races was, the hotel was clean and tidy, staff very helpful, the Curragh race course was excellent, it was spotless and the service we were given was amazing."