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great racecourse recent improvements a big plus the food in main restauraunt is reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Tom B
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As a person who never had the experience of a day at the races i was so excited to be going here... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

great racecourse recent improvements a big plus the food in main restauraunt is reasonably priced and very goood

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Why have they changed the Wednesday to an evening meeting?? Champagne building blocking sunlight on lower part of track especially near the parade ring & has added to the wind tunnel down through the buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

As a person who never had the experience of a day at the races i was so excited to be going here Not knowing what to expect or what the weather was going to be like I didn’t dress up for this And sure that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

New Stand opened in 2018 and provides excellent facilities for its customers. An one stop shop whereby all facilities are under the same roof i.e. Tote Facilities, Bookmaker Shop, Bars Coffee Shop, Food etc.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marymX6478LI
Reviewed 22 July 2018

the best racecourse in Ireland worth a trip there next week for very good racing and the craic. family fun

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank carmel s
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My wife and I went to the Autumn meeting and had a wonderful time.The stands were not crowded and we could sit virtually anywhere.The bars were open and plenty of space to have a drink in comfort.The tote was available close by as indeed were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sydneyreed1910
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Galway's race meeting is bracing and stylish, but not over the top; there is warmth, excitement and colour galore with Guiness and champagne to wash down the oysters when the winninngs come in, or not!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peripatetic9
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went to the races on two consecutive days in October 2017. As a senior, concession admission was good value at 10 Euro. The Sunday racing was of mediocre quality, and attendance was sparce, but nevertheless a good day was had. Excellent views of the whole...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank millersboy2013
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We bought tickets in advance to see the National Hunt at the fall festival at Galway Racecourse. Luckily I checked the time of the races before we headed out because our tickets indicated the races started at 4pm, but there had been a change in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 139katwhite
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Galway Racing Festival is quite an wxperience. Plenty of races. Good viewing. Let down only by the uncontrolled drunks - mainly young boys in smart suits out from Dublin.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Argakaboy
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