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Killarney Racecourse

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Address: Killarney Racecourse Grounds Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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May and July

Traditionally May and July are the race meetings in Killarney, (though a third has recently) been added in June. Situated at Ireland's most picturesque racecourse with panoramic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditionally May and July are the race meetings in Killarney, (though a third has recently) been added in June. Situated at Ireland's most picturesque racecourse with panoramic views of Loch Léin as well as McGillycuddy's Reeks, Ladie's Day in July is a popular fashion event at the races and the town's population swells during this most popular event. The pubs... More 

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Kilflynn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Evening race meetings in Killarney are marvelous. When the horses race down the back straight it is hard not to be distracted by the awesome beauty in the background. One of the most scenic racecourses in the world. Always glamorous, it is one of the nicest outings.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I realized that opening day at the races fell in our vacation time and we knew we had to attend. After all, what could top off a trip to Ireland better than going to the horse races? We were not disappointed. Opening day is also "Mad Hat" day so there were lots of ladies both young and,... More 

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Kilflynn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Killarney has a few evening meetings annually In the Summer afternoon the wonderful view takes the eye away from the horses As an outing I would highly recommend horseracing in Killarney

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We originally booked a 'hospitality' package which included a carvery, but the rang us a few days before and changed it to a surf n turf bbq. The course was incredibly friendly, and as we were there as a couple they added us on to a table of visiting Americans which made for a very interesting and entertaining evening. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

15 euro admission, race card 3.00 euro! A great variety of bars including cocktail and champagne. Carvery restaurant with a great variety of quality food. Corporate dining available from 30 euro a head. Very well presented enclosure and parade ringand race track . Plenty of stands to view the racing. Great atmosphere and a live band each evening after racing... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Arrived in the rain on Ladies Day at the races. Enjoyed seeing the hats and watching the people inside. Stayed outside for one race as the wind was blowing and rainy

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Always a joy to visit one of the most scenic racecourse in the world. It's compact, to walk around, from rail, to parade ring to bars etc. Great viewing track, against unique backdrop. Restaurant offers a good standard and selection of hot dishes, although the chowder was very tepid on 20.08.16! Would have taken it back, had I not been... More 

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Hamilton / Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Making money on an Irish racetrack could be considered a challenge ! lol. Hey no one does it better than the Irish, their love of horse flesh, gambling and having fun, makes this to be a most interesting day, event to enjoy.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I'm not the type of person who goes gambling, however found Killarney races a lot of fun. The experience of being at such a beautiful racecourse and enjoying the local culture was a memorable experience

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