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23rd Jul 2015

Here’s The Lowdown On The Best Ladies Days To Head To This Summer

Love a day at the races?

Summer racing season is in full swing, giving us the perfect excuse to get our glad rags on and have a fun day out.

There are a host of festivals happening the length and breadth of the country from now until September and there’s some pretty A-MAZ-ING Ladies Day prizes involved.

Ladies days are the perfect occasion to wear that special dress and show-off your own unique sense of style.

We’ve done a little research and put together a quick guide to Ladies Day Season 2015

Limerick Twilight Racing, Thursday 23rd July

The winner of the Crescent Shopping Centre Most Stylish Lady competition will win a €300 voucher for Neville’s Jewellers and Prima Donna shoes.


Ladies Day at the Galway Races, Thursday 30th July

The overall winner of the Kilkenny Shop sponsored competition will win a five star luxury break from Ireland’s Bluebook, a wardrobe courtesy of Irish designer Aideen Bodkin, jewellery by Maureen Lynch, bespoke Waterford Crystal, a year’s haircare by Peter Mark and a cosmetics hamper from Lancôme.

Galway Festival, Friday 31st July

The winner of the “Fair Lady” competition winner on Friday of the Galway Races will win Friday’s “Fair Lady” at the Galway Festival wins prizes that includes a €500 VIP shopping experience in Athlone Town Centre and a luxury break for two in Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel.


Tramore, Saturday 15th August

Prizes include stunning Waterford crystal and there’s a few surprises in store, sponsored by Tramore boutique Redlane.

 Bellewstown, Thursday 27th August

There’s a luxury break for two at Carton House Hotel up for grabs.


Listowel Harvest Festival, Friday 18th September

Seasoned racegoers will recognise this as as big festival and there’s a serious amount of prizes to be won on the day.

The winner of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day will receive a cash prize of €3,000 while the first runner-up will receive €1,000 and second runner-up, €500.

Listowel Races are also sponsoring a prize of €500 for the most Glamorous Young Racer under 25 years of age, with a runner-up prize of €250.


The winners of the McElligott’s Honda Jazziest Headpiece will receive a cheque for €500 and the McElligott’s Honda Best Dressed Couple will win a weekend for two in Carton House.

Maybe you’re a pro when it comes to ladies day season or perhaps you’re fashion obsessed and feel like trying your hand at nabbing a prize.

To plan your day at the races, visit Happy styling!