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Galway Race Course

Ballybrit, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 753 870
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Galway Races & beyond

Sure where else would you go. Great atmosphere and buzz about the place when it comes to the Galway... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachael F
A Day at the Races

It was a sheer coincidence we ended up here during the Galway Races. Picture this: two siblings... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Vancouver, Canada
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“races” (57 reviews)
Ballybrit, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 753 870
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure where else would you go. Great atmosphere and buzz about the place when it comes to the Galway races! Many a happy summer up there, even when some of them were for work!

Thank Rachael F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was a sheer coincidence we ended up here during the Galway Races. Picture this: two siblings getting off a bus after 10 hours of travel in the middle of the night, lost and looking worse for wear only to be surrounded by people in...More

Thank kmg01
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The races were on at very short time compared tot he July Races but good to be back to watch it all happen again.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Everywhere we went in the country, horse racing was on TV. The love affair of the island with horses and racing is apparent if you know where to look. The stands and course are massive, and like most of Ireland, there's a ruined tower in...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We spent two September days at the races and, having visited many other courses, have to say that this place is one of the best: for atmosphere and value. It started when I phoned from England with a dietary request and this was managed with...More

Thank Frohlix
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went to ballybrit for a day and had a great time . Only drawback was it was late opening [had to wait in car park for 30 minutes ] . It was due to open to public 2 hours before the first race but the...More

Thank toshiba186338
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had the pleasure of arranging a team day event at the Races this year. Like previous events, the team are professional and the event was enjoyed by all. Lydon House Catering do an amazing job with fabulous food and great service. The location, the...More

Thank aeshaire
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Until you'vebeen to galway during race week you haven't really had the whole experiance. It's a real celebration of racing at it's finest and all of the fun and finery that comes with it. Don'tleave it until the last minute to travel out to the...More

Thank Yvonne74x
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We went to the track on Monday night which was family night. Less crowded from what I was told. It's different than a horse track in the United States so worth your time if you like horse racing. Betting is slightly different and cash is...More

1  Thank nickkay000
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had a fantastic day at the Galway Races last week. We went on Friday evening which is less busy than the Thursday (ladies day!) I thoroughly recommend this for a day out.

Thank Elaine B
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