PRESS RELEASE - Barberstown Castle
Ireland’s most eligible bachelor Marty Morrissey will have the honour of bestowing an aristocratic title to one lucky lady in what is the most unique prize ever for a racing style competition in Ireland as both himself and presenter Sinead Kennedy will be choosing the Barberstown Castle most stylish lady competition at the Curragh Racecourse on Juddmonte Irish Oaks Day on July 16th.
Barberstown Castle Hotel is the oldest inhabited castle in Ireland and it has come onboard with Ireland’s premier flat racing course to sponsor the novel, fresh and unique Lady of the Curragh Contest, which will premier during the Juddmonte Irish Oaks Festival on the 16th July 2022 and includes an aristocratic and a real royal flush of prizes including a Lady Title for Life, Helicopter Ride as well as a luxury stay and regal gifts.
Barberstown Castle’s Amanda Torrens said "This is a Maiden Run for the Barberstown Castle Lady of the Curragh Contest, so we are thrilled to host and be associated with this auspicious event. It will be a flamboyant and fabulous social occasion, we are so looking forward to seeing the style and glamour on the day. Barberstown Castle has been at the heart of the horse racing and horse sale industries in Kildare Ireland since 1288. During their enduring history, there has been a steadfast interconnection between Barberstown Castle and all equestrian pursuits in the province.”
The prizes for this fantastic contest consist of the following:
· Helicopter Ride to the Curragh Races on the 24th September 2022 - (Goffs Millions)
· VIP Stay @ the Prestigious Barberstown Castle Hotel in Straffan Co Kildare
· 4 x Tickets to The Goffs Millions @ The Curragh on the 24th September 2022
· Taittinger Champagne Magnum
· Tipperary Crystal Hamper
· A Lady Title for Life to include certificate
· Bespoke Designed Hat by Julie Kenny Designs
· A Vintage selection of your choice by Headds up Threads
·One Year Membership to the Curragh for 2023
Our photo shoot, at our Castle, is inspired in conjunction with “The Barberstown Castle Sapphire Stakes” which will take place on the day of the royal event.