Horse Racing & Equine

Connemara Pony Festival

Tue Aug 13th - Sun Aug 25th 2024 (Provisional)

This festival celebrating the world renowned Connemara pony is built around the long running Connemara Pony Show which …

Racing at Limerick Racecourse

Thu Dec 26th - Fri Jan 3rd 2025 (Provisional)

If you've never been to the races in Ireland (or even if you have.

Ballinasloe October Fair

Sun Aug 11th - Sun Aug 25th 2024 (Provisional)

Ballinasloe Fair is one of the oldest events in Ireland and has been held each October for longer than anyone knows.

Dublin Horse Show

Sun May 19th - Thu May 30th 2024 (Provisional)

This is the big event of the year for Irish show jumpers and horse breeders, a hugely competitive event with classes for …

Balmoral Show

Wed May 8th - Sat May 18th 2024 (Provisional)

The biggest event in Northern Irelands equestrian calendar, with the cream of show jumpers as well a show horses and …

The Irish Derby

Fri Jun 28th - Sun Jul 7th 2024 (Provisional)

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 …

Punchestown Racing Festival

Tue Apr 23rd - Sat May 4th 2024 (Provisional)

This is Ireland's Cheltenham and a very big event in the area - kids are even given time off school to attend.

Fairyhouse Easter Racing Festival

Sun Feb 23rd - Tue Mar 4th 2025 (Provisional)

One of the premier events on the the Irish racing calenders, this 4 day festival always has highly competitive racing, …

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Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

Thu Dec 26th - Fri Jan 3rd 2025 (Provisional)

For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races.