Horse Racing & Equine

Connemara Pony Festival

Tue Aug 15th - Sat Aug 26th 2023 (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 28th - Thu Jan 4th 2024 (Provisional)

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

Ballinasloe October Fair

Sun Aug 20th - Sat Sep 2nd 2023 (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 28th - Wed Jun 7th 2023 (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 10th - Fri May 19th 2023 (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 30th - Sat Jul 8th 2023 (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 25th - Fri May 5th 2023 (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 Mar 3rd - Mon Mar 11th 2024 (Provisional)

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

Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

Thu Dec 28th - Thu Jan 4th 2024 (Provisional)

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