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Galway Race Course

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Address: Ballybrit, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 753 870

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Great family treat at the races

Ten of us went to the races, we had a great time but we were not lucky enough to win. We paid 15 Euro for seats in the stand so we were inside when the rain came down. We had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 July 2016
Christine P
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Ten of us went to the races, we had a great time but we were not lucky enough to win. We paid 15 Euro for seats in the stand so we were inside when the rain came down. We had a great time.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

For a horse lover it was great to be where the action was going on, to be so close to the horses you see on tv, all the jockies, to be able to way up the horses close up , pick the one you like and put small bet on for fun/be part of the action. just a wonderful trill.... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The famous Galway Races which has its week long summer festival starting on the last Monday in July each year is a very enjoyable event for both the serious and fun race goer. As a bonus the fun continues each evening after racing in the Galway City Centre. If you are in Ireland at end of July or beginning of... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

All the excitement of a race day, with a real warm and welcoming West-of-Ireland feel. Great view, a real buzz around every race, a great day out.

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County Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Depends on what day you attend always a great atmosphere drinks and food very expensive staff not very helpful

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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Go racing in galway every year and it's the best race meeting to go to. Always attend on the Monday with the family and again on the Thursday with the lads. Great family evening out on Monday Tuesday Friday or Saturday. Wednesday and Thursday big days and too packed for kids but great race days. Loads of food to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

As a hen party 21 girls we had the best day ever , it's so much fun , big crowds big spaces , magic so enjoyed our day out ,

Thank sullbri33
Galway, Ireland
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Visited the September meeting and booked a table for a meal in the panoramic restaurant. Also included in the meal was a tipster providing his expert knowledge via a microphone before the races began. Unfortunately our "in training" foreign waitress was more interested in taking our order than letting us listen to the advice. We had hardly arrived and sat... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Visited Galway races last month and it was a brilliant day. The weather was superb and the surroundings were beautiful. An all round amazing day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

we go racing in galway at least 3 times ayear we were there 2 weeks ago for the september meeting .it was great as compared to the julymeeting thec rowds were a lot smaller so it was easier to get around .the racing was great and we met lots we knew. ballybrit is the sort of race course that you... More 

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