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Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July

Juddmonte Irish Oaks WEEKEND

About The Curragh

The Curragh Racecourse, the home of Irish flat racing, is based in County Kildare, Ireland.

The racecourse is home to Ireland’s five most important flat races, known as the Classics. Racing takes place 24 days each year from the mid-March until early November. Guided tours of the venue are available outside of race days. U18’s go FREE on all race days *when accompanied by an adult.

What’s on

Upcoming Racedays

The Irish passion for horse racing is legendary and experiencing it at The Curragh is unforgettable. Hooves drumming, your heart is galloping faster than the thundering hooves, louder than the roar of the's exhilarating.
Saturday 20 Jul

Juddmonte Irish Oaks WEEKEND

Tickets From €15
Sunday 21 Jul

Juddmonte Irish Oaks Weekend ~ Day 2

Tickets From €15
Saturday 10 Aug

FBD Hotels & Resorts Saturday Series ~ August 10|17|24|31

Tickets From €15
Saturday 17 Aug

FBD Hotels & Resorts Saturday Series ~ 17th August

Tickets From €15
Saturday 24 Aug

FBD Hotels & Resorts Saturday Series ~ 24th August

Tickets From €15
Saturday 31 Aug

FBD Hotels & Resorts Saturday Series ~ 31st August

Tickets From €15
Food & Drink


Make an exciting day at the Curragh unforgettable with a hospitality package at one of our 24 race days. Stunning views, beautiful settings and excellent menus combine to make your race day truly special. Prices start from €60.00 per person.

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Food & Drink

Orby’s by Lucy

Orby’s by Lucy serves delicious, fresh, artisan food and is located at the entrance to The Racecourse. This gorgeous café is open to all, 7 days a week.

Food & Drink

The Goffs Champagne Bar

The Goffs Champagne Bar, in partnership with our official champagne partner Moët & Chandon, is open to all racegoers. It is located to the right of the entrance on the terrace above the lawn. Racegoers attending this summer will have the chance to sip on Moët & Chandon’s award-winning champagnes. The perfect way to celebrate any win, big or small.

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Curragh Membership

24 world-class race days, 11 Grade/Group 1 races, including Ireland’s 5 Classic races. Save over €1,000 in gate prices at other racecourses, including over £550 worth of gate price savings for UK Group/Grade 1 race days.

Shuttle Buses

FREE Shuttle Buses on Race Days

The Curragh offer a FREE shuttle bus from Newbridge and Kildare train Stations for ALL fixtures.

Buses will commence with the arrival before the first race and finish an hour after the last meeting, or two hours for the larger festivals. Buses are scheduled with Irish Rail’s main train arrival and departure times in mind and will be updated and displayed below in the days leading up to the fixture.

This initiative is sponsored by Manguard Plus.


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The vast open grassy plain of The Curragh is at the very centre of Ireland’s thoroughbred horse industry and the racecourse, in addition to regular race days, hosts all five Irish flat-racing Classics, including the oldest, The Irish Derby, originating in 1866.