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Racing only on the flat, The Curragh is Irelands premier racecourse. The Curragh is a right-handed, undulating, horseshoe-shaped course two miles in length with a chute for races of up to one mile.

Admission (2013 Prices):

Admission to the non-festival meetings is €15.

For the Classic and Group One days admission is €20.

Day Member admission is €30.

Derby meeting admission €20 - €40

Annual membership: standard €175 , premier €320 to €395

Discounts are available for seniors and families and accompanied under 15’s are admitted free. (No concessions or free admission available on Derby Day)


Situated 50km south west of Dublin on the main Dublin / Cork road.

There is a special racecourse station, open on Classic racedays, served by most of the major towns and cities. On other racedays trains run to Kildare Town, with a complementary bus service to the course.

A special bus service operates from Dublin on racedays.


Last Reviewed: September 2008

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Telephone: 045 441 205

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Race Meeting Reviews

30th September 2008