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The Galway Races

  • The Galway Races


    Ireland's premier horse race festival. Adrenalin-pumping action, heart-stopping finishes and breath-taking fashion, you are at The Galway Races. Situated on the outskirts of Galway City in Ballybrit, The Galway Race Festival is world reknowned.

    This years festival will run from 27th of July to the 2nd of August. Some 250,000 people attend the Galway Races throughout the week, and the town has a real buzz at night, with hangovers aplenty the following day. It is a joyous, fun-filled seven days where people might leave with a few less Euros than they had when they arrived, but also they leave with great new experiences, new friends and a time that will never be forgotten.

    There arer 49 races available in the 2013 Galway Races Festival with the total prize money this year exceeding 2 million Euro's for the first time.

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