• About Racecourse

    The word ‘Curragh’ means place of the running horse. The historic Curragh Racecourse is the home to a world- renowned flat track with fast-paced racing. It attracts top class racehorses, elite trainers and jockeys to battle it out against each other on the track. Venue to all five Irish Classic Races, It is also proudly home to the second day of Longines Irish Champions Weekend. Situated in the Thoroughbred County, the Curragh Racecourse offers superb facilities, fashion, racing and live entertainment, regarded as an outstanding social event. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, which takes place at the height of summer, is the richest race in the Irish racing calendar. The racecourse also hosts the Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival in May and the Juddmonte Irish Oaks weekend in July. The picturesque views of the Curragh can be witnessed from all around the track especially in the exceptional grandstand. Take a seat in the comfortable grandstand and cheer on your winner as you watch each race unfold. These prestigious events are catered for all clientele. The Curragh racecourse offers exquisite dining paired with fine wine. Access to many public bars, food stands and restaurants are available on site. 

    Check out the upcoming race meeting at the Curragh Racecourse and experience a proper day out.

  • Connect with the Curragh Racecourse

  • The Curragh Racecourse
    Co. Kildare

    +353 (0)45 441 205
    [email protected]
  • How To Get There

    By Road: 

    From Dublin take Exit 9 off the M50 onto the N7 southbound. Take Exit 12 off the M7. When you arrive, you'll find plenty of free car parking. Regular racegoers can opt for annual preferred car parking at a nominal rate.

    By Rail:  

    Train  to Kildare Town Station with complimentary Shuttle Bus to the racecourse also collecting in the Square in Kildare Town. Trains also to Newbridge with complimentary shuttle bus to racecourse collecting on Main Street.  See www.curragh.ie for latest information