The Fairyhouse Easter Festival

This event was held 1 - 3 Apr 2018. Explore What's On for the latest festivals & events.

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Location: Fairyhouse Racecourse, Ratoath, Meath

Beginning on Easter Sunday 1st April and running until Tuesday 3rd April, the Fairyhouse Easter Festival is one of the most important race meets in the country, and features two of the biggest races in Irish racing calendar. The Ryanair Gold Cup, a Grade 1 race that will attract some of the best novice chasers from around Ireland and the UK, will take place on Easter Sunday. Meanwhile on Easter Monday, Fairyhouse will host the BoyleSports Irish Grand National. With its substantial prize money, the National attracts the best runners and riders to Fairyhouse each year, and remains one of the great National Hunt races. Finally, Tuesday is Family Fun Day with special fun for all the kids to enjoy a day at the races, while the card that day includes the first ever Today FM Ladies Irish National. Tickets €15 - €185