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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Buses and trains to the Galway Races July / August 2015

The following information is for services to the Galway Races in 2015. 

 See Galway Races Bus Services for this year's details.

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The Galway Races Summer Meeting is from Monday 27 July - Sunday 2 August 2015.

This is a summary of the public transport and traffic-management plans.  Full details in the following sections.
  • Bus √Čireann special races shuttle buses will run from Eyre Square.  Details below under "Special shuttle bus"
  • BusLink are running shuttle services from Athenry and  Oranmore during the day.  They will also run a Night-link service from Galway City to Athenry each night during the week.
  • Hotels are co-ordinating shuttle services from Loughrea and Claregalway. 
  • Both the route 409 - Parkmore  and route 403 - Ballybrit city buses go to the racecourse (Avenue entrance).  But there are some restrictions during peak racing traffic hours Mon - Fri - details below under "City Bus Services)
  • There are some alternations to regular regional buses during race week and the week after.   Details below under "Regional Buses"
  • There is a traffic management plan for both private cars and public transport.   Details below under "Traffic Management Plan.