We hope you enjoy your days racing at The Curragh. Under current Covid-19 regulations there will be 500 attendees allowed at each race meeting. This will be an entirely outdoor event and there will be one-way systems in place so you will find this a different experience from pre Covid race meetings. Please follow all signage and instructions from our teams and stewards. We thank everyone in advance for your co-operation and understanding.
No walk-up tickets will be available on the day. We ask that you do not attend the racecourse without a valid ticket and ID as you will be refused entry.
No, there will be no ticket collection facility on the day. Each attendee must bring their own ticket with them. This can be printed or a digital version for scanning.
Unfortunately not, all tickets must be used by the purchaser who has completed the Covid regulations form at the time of purchase.
Yes, however due to restrictions on the number of attendees, children must have a purchased ticket to gain entry. There will be no children’s entertainment at the moment and the playground will remain closed.
Parking is free at The Curragh. Parking will be clearly signposted around the racecourse.
Accessible carparking spaces will be available. We encourage those requiring accessible parking to contact the racecourse in advance on 045-441205.
No, we have not allocated arrival times on tickets. Please be aware that there is an entry process and there might be some delay on entry so please allow a little extra time for this.
Please enter through the main entrance with your ticket and photo ID. Each person may be temperature checked on arrival and their name will be checked against the ticket details.
Please wear your face coverings at all times, except when eating or drinking, unless you are under 13 or are unable to wear them because of a physical or mental illness or disability. Please bring a spare facemask with you as they will not be provided at the racecourse..
All attendees will need to review the code of conduct when purchasing their ticket to ensure safety for all, photo ID will be required to confirm the names on the tickets for traceability.
A digital race card will be available on our website from the day before each race meeting. A printed Race Card will also be provided to each person on arrival.
Yes, Food and Beverage facilities will be available around the racecourse and will be operating cashless. A full site map on the locations of food providers is available below
No, The Curragh Racecourse asks that you do not bring your own food and beverages on site. This includes alcohol and picnics due to health regulations. Please be aware there will be bag searches in operation at the point of entry..
Yes, alcohol can be purchased by over 18’s only. Alcohol must be ordered and consumed whilst seated and this will be strictly enforced. We ask for your co-operation on this.
Please be aware that racing at the moment is an entirely outdoor event. We therefore suggest you check the weather forecast before leaving your home and dress for the weather. There will be no indoor seating. While we hope for sunshine, you may need rain gear/warm clothes
The Curragh Racecourse encourages all attendees to use contactless payment facilities. There will be No ATM on site.
Yes, there will be a limited number of bookmakers on the course. There will also be Tote available. Tote will accept both card and cash on the day and will be making payments in cash.
Due to COVID-19 transmission risks The Curragh will not be providing a shuttle bus service. Private transport is preferred. Ample parking is available. Please see our car parking map for further information.
We offer a range of facilities to assist racegoers in maintaining high hygiene levels and social distancing, including hand sanitation stations, regular sanitation of touch points and welfare facilities, suitably spaced furniture, one-way systems, and signage. Social distancing will be supported by The Curragh Racecourse staff and Security on each day. Designated COVID Compliance Officers will be located throughout the site to monitor compliance and provide assistance. Under the current plans, we ask you to read our Code of Conduct, which all attendees must agree to. If you have any concerns on the day, we ask you to speak to a member of staff whilst keeping a safe social distance and have a great day at the races!
We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to The Curragh Racecourse. We are continuing to work hard behind the scenes to make sure that you have a great experience on each race day while always ensuring your safety and the safety of those around you.
If you have any questions or if there is anything you are unsure of, please contact The Curragh office on 045 441205 where a member of the team will be happy to help.