Limerick Racecourse
Limerick Racecourse
4.5
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
About
18 days of racing each year a mixture of weekend, evening and bank holiday fixtures of both flat and national hunt (jump) racing. Located 30KM from the Wild Atlantic Way on the M20 just outside Limerick city with free car parking and FREE shuttle bus to Limerick city on selected dates. A range of catering and bar facilities to include reserved restaurant, private suites or seasonal packages to enjoy with group rates available. Annual race meetings include Family fun days, ladies day, 4 day Christmas racing festival and Twilight Racing during the summer with live bands after racing. Admission prices for adults approx €15 per person with concessions for seniors / students, under 12 year olds have free admission.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mike S
2 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
50 of us have attended the last 5 yrs on 27 Dec each time. The drink this year in the top bar is the worst we have ever experienced. Don’t mind paying €6.50 for a pint of Guinness if it tastes reasonable enough but this was vile. Wont be back again
Written 31 December 2023
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Hi Mike, We are so sorry to hear you had this issue, in partnership with our catering/bar suppliers we strive to ensure the highest of quality service and we had the Guinness Quality team onsite before Christmas so we are very sorry you had this experience. We would like to investigate this issue further, could you please let us know which exact bar you were in to help us identify and rectify any issue. Thank you sincerely for the feedback and we hope to welcome you back for a more pleasant experience in the near future.
Written 8 January 2024
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fentiger1
Chatteris, UK193 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Excellent venue, super friendly staff.
Great facilities and a brilliant view of the racecourse. Special shout out to Noreen who gave us a lift back to the station when there were no buses.
Written 22 April 2023
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consigna fellatio
11 contributions
Oct 2022
Watching the racing from the pavilion was fantastic. The food was perfect, the waiter brought us our drinks when needed, It was such a incredible day. well worth the €69 we paid, absolutely impressive day out. There is not one bad thing i can say about the whole experience.
Written 9 November 2022
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Tracy M
Saint George, Utah, United States2 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
There is nothing to see here at all. It is currently a vaccination facility. The parking guides told us there were never tours here even when it wasn’t a vaccine site.
Written 18 August 2021
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Tiana Ward
Tralee, Ireland831 contributions
May 2020 • Family
Always come to Limerick Racecourse around the start of May every year for the Limerick VW Show 🚗 Always a great day out 🍦 I’d recommend that if your visiting to go to the vw show bring your own food 🧺 Highly recommend everyone to visit the racecourse at some stage because it is a lovely place a fountain and the horse racing tracks and the building that has a restaurant/bar inside is well maintained 👍🏻
Written 11 June 2020
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sbelmour
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland317 contributions
Dec 2019
Went to the races the day after Stephen's day.
We rented a Private Suite (Box) and could easily fit 10 - 15 people!!!

This was my first time at the races ....and I will probably be going back!!!

Pros:
Great view of the races from our own balcony.
Finger food served half-way through race meeting.
A tipster calls into the box....with loads of tips.
The bar is approx. 10 feet away!!!
Teller comes round to each box to take bets before each race!
You can go down to the paddock for an up close encounter with horses and jockeys!
Plenty of facilities, Bars, Food, etc.
Plenty of parking

Cons:
None...expect my bad luck at the bookies!!!!!!

The place is well run and spotlessly clean.
All staff were friendly and very obliging.

Would definitely recommend....even for kids.
Written 16 January 2020
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Glenn Hargreaves
Burnley, UK2 contributions
Oct 2019
couldnt attend the leopardstown february festival so looked for alternatives & stumbled accross a two day meeting at Limerick, what a pleasant suprise easy cheap flights from Manchester to Shannon & stayed in the Limerick city hotel for 3 nights bed & breakfast. Booked two days racing at the Munster national meeting flat on saturday and jumps on sunday, fairly quiet on the saturday but very welcoming by the locals, sunday had the meal package in the panoramic suite it was great value for money at 62 euros had a great weekend of racing and drinking Guiness, loved the track loved the people loved the city, we will be back in 2020
Written 10 December 2019
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vince p m
St. Catharines, Canada61 contributions
Jun 2019 • Friends
Travel to Ireland has to include a visit to the racecourse or race track if you use North American terminology.

The event is a great way to experience another element of Irish culture. Enjoy the food carefully if your career plans are to be a featherweight jockey.

It will take more than one visit to decide on the which bookie offers the best odds in races that can include up to 15 horses. Although I did not discover this betting line -- but I'm sure there is a bet that someone will even place the first bet!
Written 3 July 2019
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Emmatrip76
Dublin, Ireland216 contributions
May 2019 • Business
Attending the summer evening races for a corporate event, was given a nice table to sit 14 right by the balcony. Service was very good all staff were friendly, helpful and accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. The food itself was as you’d expect for event food, nothing fancy bit basic, but was tasty. There was a band downstairs after which looked good fun. Beautiful racecourse with amazing views.
If you like racing it’s a nice way to see it without getting cold and wet, don’t expect restaurant quality food.
Written 31 May 2019
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jso123
Charlottesville, VA36 contributions
Apr 2019
Disappointed by the minimal crowds for the first flat race of the season. The venue stands were completely empty except when the horses ran. Yes, the weather was sunny, cold & WINDY, but any enthusiasm was lacking. Was told that the Irish don't care for flat racing; hence the attendance was maybe a couple hundred. Not much fun.
Written 8 May 2019
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