The Curragh Racecourse
Few sporting events match the excitement, glamour and enjoyment of a day at the races. Less than one hour by car from Dublin City Centre, from March until October, the Curragh stages some of the most prestigious races in the world including all five Irish Classic races. These are the Tattersalls Irish 1000 and 2000 Guineas, Darley Irish Oaks, Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger and the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, the jewel in the crown of the Irish horse racing calendar which takes place in late June.
The racecourse features a variety of bars, restaurants and hospitality suites, while it is also very family friendly with a variety of family race days.
Adult Admission varies from 15 to 30 euro, while concessions are available for seniors and Under 25s. Under 16s are free at all race days accompanied by an adult
The Curragh is also home to some of the world's most famous and successful trainers who use the Curragh Training Grounds to prepare their horses for success all over the world
Located off exit 12 of the M7
Free car parking
Trains to Kildare Town with free shuttle bus on race days
Dublin Coach provide a race day service - see www.dublincoach.ie