Horse Racing & Equine

Connemara Pony Festival

Tue Aug 17th - Thu Aug 26th 2021 (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 30th - Tue Jan 4th 2022 (Provisional)

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

Ballinasloe October Fair

Sun Sep 5th - Thu Sep 16th 2021 (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 Jun 13th - Mon Jun 21st 2021 (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 11th - Thu May 19th 2022 (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 Jul 2nd - Thu Jul 8th 2021 (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 26th - Thu May 5th 2022 (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 20th - Sat Mar 26th 2022 (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 30th - Tue Jan 4th 2022 (Provisional)

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