Our Venue

galway racecourse

Galway Racecourse offers state of-the-art hospitality suites with fantastic views of the racetrack.

Located just off the M6 motorway, Galway Racecourse is easily accessible from Dublin, Cork, Limerick or any other location around Ireland. It is located 40 minutes from Shannon Airport, 1 hour from Knock Airport, 2 hours from Dublin Airport and 2.5 hours from Cork Airport.

How to get here

Easily accessible by foot, rail, car, bus or bike


Ceannt Station is Galway's only train station. It is located just off Eyre Square in the very centre of Galway City. Trains from Dublin to Galway take 2½ hours and leave every 2 hours. Check the timetable on irishrail.ie for precise daily departure times.


Shuttle Bus from Eyre Square to Race Course for Galway Races Summer Festival 2017 Buses will depart outside The Skeff Bar in Eyre Square. Return services starts before 2nd last race and after the races.


GPS 53.2981542,-8.9990247
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From Dublin & East

Follow R148 and N4 to M4 in South Dublin. Follow M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination
Directions from Dublin 

From Limerick

Take R445 to N18 in Clare. Take M18 to N66 in Galway. Follow N18 and R446 to your destination in Galway.
Directions from Limerick

From Cork

Take N20, N18, M18 and N18 to R339 in Galway. Take Ballybrit Cres to your destination.
Directions from Cork 

From The North
Get on A12 from A1 and Grosvenor Rd/B38. Take M1 to A1 in Lisburn. Take the A1 exit from M1. Continue to N1. Take M1, M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination.