Galway Races | Times, traffic info, shuttle buses

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The Galway Races begins next week, taking place until Sunday 5 August.

AA Roadwatch told road users to expect delays in the Ballybrit area of the city before and after the races.

Gates open at 2:30pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, at 12:30pm on Wednesday, at 11am on Thursday, at midday on Saturday and at 11:30am on Sun.

On Monday, the first race is at 5:20pm and the last race is at 8:40pm.

On Tuesday, the first race is at 5:20pm and the last race is at 8:40pm.

On Wednesday, the first race is at 5.10pm and the last race is at 7:20pm.

On Thursday, the first race is at 1:40pm and the last race is at 6pm.

On Friday, the first race is at 5:10pm and the last race is at 8:25pm.

On Saturday, the first race is at 2:30pm and the last race is at 5:55pm.

Then on Sunday, the first race is at 2:15pm and the last race is at 6pm.

There will be ample car parking facilities available in the vicinity of the racecourse.

There will be a shuttle bus service operating every day of the races between Eyre Square (Outside the Skeff Bar) and the racecourse.

It will start running from approximately 2 hours before the first race.

Return services will start bringing people back into the city from after the second-last race each day.