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Galway Races October Meetings

It's never too early to start planning your October activities with family and friends, so why not visit Galway races this October and make it an event to remember.

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Tuesday 10th of October

Tuesday 10th sees a single day of racing with seven fantastic races on the card. Racegoers can enjoy the usual great facilities in the enclosure such as good food, bar facilities, on-course bookmakers, the big screen and of course great racing. Turnstiles will open approximately two hours before the first race. This raceday is the ideal opportunity to enjoy a mid week October racing so don’t miss out! Free car parking and admission for children under 12 and there is plenty of seating throughout the enclosure.

Bank Holiday weekend at the races

October 29th & 30th sees the return of the popular Bank Holiday weekend race meeting – it’s the ideal way to spend your Bank Holiday weekend!

Family Day

Sunday is Family Day with the first race off at 1.10pm. The day will include 7 action packed races as well as lots of indoor family entertainment, including Face Painting, Uncle Fester, Lurch the Butler, Headless Man and a children Halloween Fancy Dress Competition.

Student Race day

Monday sees the return of the show stopping Student Raceday in conjunction with the NUIG Voluntary Services Abroad and NUIG Rugby Club, with 7 action packed races, live music, fashion competitions and much more.


Maldron Hotel Sandy Road is ideally located for accessing the Races – book your stay today!