Horse Racing & Equine

Fairyhouse Easter Racing Festival

One of the premier events on the the Irish racing calenders, this 4 day festival always has highly competitive racing, especially in the featured events, the Powers Gold Cup Novice …

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Punchestown Racing Festival

This is Ireland's Cheltenham and a very big event in the area - kids are even given time off school to attend! It is a friendly occasion, very much a family …

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Balmoral Show

The biggest event in Northern Irelands equestrian calendar, with the cream of show jumpers as well a show horses and young stock in attendance. There is plenty for the non-horsey set …

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The Irish Derby

One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual racing calendar in Ireland. But it …

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Dublin Horse Show

This is the big event of the year for Irish show jumpers and horse breeders, a hugely competitive event with classes for all types of horse from tiny ponies to …

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Connemara Pony Festival

This festival celebrating the world renowned Connemara pony is built around the long running Connemara Pony Show which takes place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th August. It's a wonderful opportunity …

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Ballinasloe October Fair

Ballinasloe Fair is one of the oldest events in Ireland and has been held each October for longer than anyone knows. The fair draws massive crowds for a week of competition …

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Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races. It's a very festive event, with families very much in evidence. For those serious about the …

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Racing at Limerick Racecourse

If you've never been to the races in Ireland (or even if you have!) ths meeting at Limerick Racecourse would be a good one to get along to. To celebrate …

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