Friday 29th June Evening MeetingFREE RETURN TRANSPORT TO AND FROM KILDAREFREE ENTRY TO STUDIO 1 NIGHTCLUB FOR THE AFTER PARTYAdmission Prices start from only € 10pp
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Friday 29th June
Derby Festival - Friday Party Night
The official start of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival Weekend offers you the chance to enjoy a great night out with fabulous racing, classic hits from the 80's and 90's after racing and a exciting atmosphere that makes Derby Friday Night one of the best social evenings of the year.
Its Party Friday !! In our Legends Restaurant DJ's will be playing classic funky and disco hits from the 80's and 90's during racing and we keep the retro disco feel going into the evening in our Grand Hall Marquee when racing finishes.
We have special FRIDAY PARTY HOSPITALITY starting from only €29 pp as well as special overnight 4* RACE & STAY packages for only €99 pp and RETURN DUBLIN COACH, ADMISSION + PARTY HOSPITALITY packages for only €49 pp - Get them quick before we sell out.
With racecourse admission starting from only €12 and music continuing the atmosphere after quality racing this one of the best party nights of the year, just perfect for groups and hen & stag parties.
Great Value Admission & Dining Options for this Race Day
Curragh Dining Packages
Great Value Admission & Dining Packages
Dining at The Curragh is a unique experience featuring delicious menus created, cooked on site and served by
Ireland's 2016 and 2017 Event Caterer of the Year, John Coughlan Catering. Fine Dining at a Curragh Raceday affords guests sumptuous cuisine complemented by thrilling racing action. Whether you are on your own, a couple, want to entertain clients or are a large party group we promise you and your guests a fabulous day at Ireland’s most historic racecourse.
Our two level Hospitality Marquee is finished to a very high standard with comfortable seating and space between tables. With In House Bar and Racing TV with a full Tote Betting Table service you won't even have to leave your seat to enjoy a great day at The Curragh. In our Champions Terrace on the top level Tables of 2,4,6,8, & 10 are available for all race meetings this season. If you have any questions regarding any of our Dining options, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our dedicated sales team.
The Champions Terrace
On the top level of our luxurious Hospitality Marquee with a full width balcony located near the Parade Ring. The Champions Terrace offers a premier dining experience with excellent food and service. In Room Bar, Racing TV and Tote Betting Service. Tables of 2,4,6,8, & 10 available. Capacity 220.
This Package Includes:
2 Course Luncheon
Reserved Table for the Day
Race Card for Each Guest
Guest Panel before Racing
In Room Bar and Racing TV
Tote Staff to take your bets
The Summer Sounds Party Package
On the ground floor of our luxurious Hospitality Marquee with a full width balcony located near the Parade Ring. Legends Restaurant offers a casual dining experience with snack hospitality for this evening. In Room Bar, Racing TV and Tote Betting Service. Capacity 160.
This Package Includes:
Cone Snack Hospitality
Casual Tables and Seating
In Room DJ Playing 80's & 90's Classics
In Room Bar and Racing TV
Tote Staff to take your bets
How to Get to The Curragh
It's Never been as easy to enjoy a day at the Races
Our partnership with one of Ireland's leading transport companies, DUBLIN COACH, now means that we can offer you luxury return transport to and from The Curragh locally and from over 30 other key locations nationwide.
Our Inter City routes include, luxury reclining seats, free wi-fi on board, on board toilets, more leg room, climate control and a whole host of other features to make your trip as comfortable as possible.
With Curragh Admission with Return Coach prices starting at only €19pp not only will you get to and from the Curragh in safety and comfort but you'll do it at great value too! We also offer coach only tickets from as little as €5pp return.
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Bookings close 72 hours before each race meeting. Tickets are non-refundable once purchased
Getting Here Other Options
Directions by Car, By Train or Private Hire
Our GPS Co-ordinates are: 53.1653° N, 6.8453° W - Take Exit 12 off the N7. When you arrive, you'll find plenty of free car parking in designated areas as you exit to the Curragh Roundabout.
All public car parking at The Curragh is Free. Hospitality Guests should plan to arrive at least 1 hour before the start of the first race. On arrival please go directly to the HOSPITALITY DESK, located near the admission turnstiles, where one of our helpful team will check you in and escort you to your selected restaurant. You may require a wristband to enter and re-enter the hospitalty area, if required the staff in the restaurant will provide these for you. Lunch service commences 30 minutes before the first race and concludes after the 4th race on each day. The table you have booked is your's for the day so please do wander around at your leisure and soak up the racing atmosphere.
Our menus have been carefully selected to suit most guest requirements but we do realise that some guests may require different meals. If you have a food allergy or require a special dish please do ask your server BEFORE ordering from any menu. Allergy information points are located near the cash desk in each hospitality location. All of our Hospitality areas have enhanced guest facilities and each location has Racing TV, Tote Betting Screens and an in house bar with waiter service. Your betting requirements are covered by mobile TOTE staff who will be in attendance throughout the afternoon, if you are unsure of any bet type please ask them.
There is no strict dress code at The Curragh, ties and hats are by no means necessary but Sportswear and offensive slogans on clothing will, of course, not be tolerated in hospitality areas. On the Classic race days the emphasis is definately more "glam" and guests do tend to dress up for the occasion. On any given race day you cannot go wrong with smart casual, racing is a long day out so please do dress how you are most comfortable and of course for the weather.
We value your custom and want you to have the best experience with us at The Curragh. Our friendly Hospitality Desk staff have years of experience in managing clients are are on hand throughout the afternoon to assist you in any way possible. You are welcome to contact us at the Hospitality desk at the races or anytime on 045 441205 or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to meeting you soon.
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Recent Guest Comments
"We have attended Race meetings throughout the world and your organisation was excellent. Everything was done efficiently and in a friendly manner. We thoroughly recommend Curragh Hospitality."
Jan & John Daly, Guest
"Just to say that there is nothing but compliments coming in from the Derby Weekend. Everything was really good. Compliments to all concerned. A fantastic job and well done to all of the staff involved."
Anne Wheelan, Turf Club
"Many thanks to you and and all your staff for looking after myself and my husband Tony this weekend, we had a brilliant time at the races, the hotel was lovely and the staff were so nice, thanks again."
Anne Conway , Guest
"Thank you for a wonderful weekend of racing and hospitality, we were made to feel very special and it was a wonderful experience seeing how the other half live! The staff at both venues were fantastic. "
Dionne Smyth, Guest
"I would like to say how fantastic our stay at the races was, the hotel was clean and tidy, staff very helpful, the Curragh race course was excellent, it was spotless and the service we were given was amazing."