Ladies Day Returns For Listowel Races On June Bank Holiday Weekend Meeting

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Emily O’Donoghue will judge Listowel Races Ladies Day on June 5.

LISTOWEL Race Company prepares to host their first full public meeting in two years this June Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday, June 4 to Monday, June 6.

One of the highlights will be Ladies Day on the Sunday which will be judged by fashion blogger, Emily O’Donoghue, @fashionablyfortyish with a total prize fund of €1,000 in cash.

The winner of the Best Dressed Lady will receive €500 and the first runner up €250. This year promises to be extra stylish and also poignant – as Listowel Race Company remember a dedicated racer-goer and follower of fashion the wonderful Betty McGrath who sadly passed away after an illness last year.

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The late Betty McGrath.

In her honour, there will be a prize for the Most Fashion Forward Headpiece, where the judge will be looking for a headpiece that has real personality and style just like Betty who loved colour, creativity and always had fun with fashion.

Prizes will be co-sponsored by friends and traders of Listowel town.

The Listowel Races Ladies Day is expected to attract large crowds from all over Munster. Judging will commence on course at 1pm, and judge Emily O’Donoghue will personally walk the course and select 10 finalists. The overall winners will be announced in the parade ring after the 5th race.

Admission is €10 on Saturday, Admission on Sunday & Monday is €15 / OAP / Students: €10 and children under 12 have free admission to the race course, when accompanied by an adult. Generous group discounts also available.

For more information on the Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting and to pre-book your tickets visit and follow @listowelraces #listowelraces on social media. Tickets can also be  purchased on the day from the turnstiles.

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