Galway Directions

Galway Festival Directions

\The Galway Festival 2018 Racecourse is located three miles or so from Galway City Centre and is less than 2 miles from Galway airport. Read the Galway Festival visitor guide section if staying in the City. The AA has placed a number of signs that clearly guide visitors to the course and the police will also be on hand to assist in any traffic problems. There are a couple of route options to the course from Galway City. Galway Races directions:

Route 1

Follow the clearly marked signposts towards the Morris roundabout and take the Dublin bound exit. Enter the dual carriageway and half way along on the left hand side you will notice the main entrance to Galway Races

Route 2

Follow the routes to the N17 and continue along this road past the City West Business Park, on the right hand side. The entrance is just past the Business Park on the right hand side. A second entrance can also be found if you continue past the Business Park and take the right hand turn towards Parkmore. Continue along this road going over the roundabout and the course entrance will be found on the right hand side.

From the Airport

Leave the airport and turn left on to the Moniven Road. At the first set of traffic lights you will notice the entrance to the Galway racecourse, from there just follow the signs into the course

Once at the Ballybrit racecourse expect a big fun loving crowd, the races are the highlight of the summer for most of those who attend. Not all are horse racing followers but simply those who lve to have fun especially when they can do so at the expense of the bookies when using the Galway Festival Free bets and out Galway Festival tips that are available on this site.