A Proper Day Out
Roscommon Racecourse is a hugely popular and well attended venue in the west of Ireland. Primarily a summer track, the course hosts both Flat and National Hunt (jumps) between the months of May and September. The majority of meetings are held in the evening time and are popular with locals and tourists alike. The Listed Lenabane Stakes is the stand-out event on the Flat and the Kilbegnet Novice Chase and the Connaught National Handicap Chase are just two of the top jump races at Roscommon. The racecourse is situated only minutes from Roscommon town centre on the Castlebar Road.
From Athlone - travel 30km north-west along the N61
From Longford - travel 30km west along the N63
From Mullingar - travel 64km west along the R392
From Galway - travel 77km north-east along the N63
From Sligo - travel 84km south-west along the N4 and N61
From Castlebar - travel 85km east along the N60
From Dublin (M50) - travel 145km west along the M4 and M6 N61
Roscommon Town is served by the Dublin (Heuston) to Westport line. The Station is just a short Taxi journey away from the Racecourse and is also located adjacent to a Hotel.
Galway Airport and Ireland West Airport, Knock are both approximately one hour from Roscommon.