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Summer Family Fun Day at The Irish National Stud & Gardens

Summer Fun for all families hosted by The Irish National Stud & Gardens!


Applications Open for Exercise Rider Training Course

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), through its Careers and Racing Education (CARE) department, in conjunction with RACE, are currently recruiting for an Exercise Riders Training Course which will commence on Monday 31st July.

Punchestown Commences Phase Two of Major Redevelopment

Punchestown Racecourse has commenced phase two of their €6.2 million racecourse redevelopment, with work on a stunning new grandstand due to be completed by March 2018, in time for next year's Irish National Hunt Festival.


Famous Irish Country Singer Declan Nerney Playing Live at the Naas Racecourse

The hugely popular, local traditional band Bunoscionn will play live after racing on June 28th and the famous Irish Country singer, Declan Nerney, will play live after the last race Wednesday July 26th.


Global Warfare returns to Mondello Park

We're delighted to announce that tickets for Global Warfare are now live on the Mondello Park site! But make sure you book yours because unlike other events at Mondello Park; Round 3 of the Irish Drift Championship will be limited entry.

400 tickets remaining for Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day

With reduced capacity this year due to the ongoing redevelopment project, Saturday July 1st, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day will be a TICKET ONLY event. There are 400 tickets remaining for purchase, so booking in advance is essential to avoid disappointment.


IPCC establish monitoring scheme for Large Heath bog butterfly

The IPCC are working with the NBDC and butterfly expert Jesmond Harding to develop a tool kit to train citizens interested in butterflies and bogs.

Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden

The Bog of Allen Nature Centre was celebrating World Environment Day on June 6th and people were invited to come along between 10am-4pm and discovered how to create a greener garden for their homes.

Get Into Golf Initiative at Dunmurry Springs

Dunmurry Springs Golf Club in Kildare Town are opening their gates and are offering a 'learn how to play golf' program next week by encouraging more men, ladies and juniors to 'Get into Golf'.