The Summer Festival Race Meeting at the Galway Races is renowned worldwide for its electric atmosphere, excellent racing and infectious sense of fun
Celebrities can be seen sipping champagne by the Champagne Tent, the most conservative of us will be heard above the crowd as the horses round the bend into the home stretch. The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone.
The Festival runs for seven consecutive days, the longest festival in Ireland and starts the last Monday in July each year. Highlights for the week include Wednesday, when the Galway Plate is held, and Thursday, when the Galway Hurdle and Ladies' Day take place. Family Day and Mad Hatters Day takes place on the Sunday of the Summer Festival Meeting, with children admitted free of charge.
While in Galway, take a tour with Galway Bus Tours to the Cliffs of Moher or Connmeara regions departing daily at 10am & 11:30am Book firstname.lastname@example.org or call 091 770066 to make a reservation
Now in its 26th year, The Galway Film Fleadh – Ireland’s leading film festival, is a six day international film event held every July and welcomes a mad diversity of filmmaking from around the world. The Fleadh is very much a film lovers’ festival, and attracts directors, actors, cinematographers and artists of all generations and cultural backgrounds.
Why in Galway book a tour with Galway Bus Tours to the cLiffs of Moher or Connemara regions. Tours departing daily at 10am & 11:30am. Book now @www.galwaybustours.ie or call 091 770066 to make areservation.
Under the direction of Artistic Director Paul Fahy, Galway Arts Festival will take place from 14-27 July 2014, and will feature over 500 writers, artists, performers and musicians from America, Asia, Australia and Europe and of course Ireland.
The Festival will highlight dance, physical theatre and spectacle from America and Europe illustrating the Festival’s continuing commitment to staging extraordinary, ambitious and innovative projects, the world premiere of new Irish theatre, site-specific visual arts commissions and the introduction of the new, specially commissioned Festival Big Top in the spectacular setting by the banks of Galway’s River Corrib to add to the magic and diversity of Galway in July.