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Private Jets, Derby Winners and legends

Posted: 29th September 2017
A Day of Derby Winners and Private Jets for Legends at Punchestown Live The Dream Auction Prize – Once in a Lifetime Festival Experience Michael Kinane, Luke Harvey, Arthur Moore and Charlie Swan Back in the Saddle Golf with Sir Anthony McCoy, Trip To Dubai, Year of Training Fees and many more Auction Items The […]

Sizing John Set For John Durkan Showdown

Posted: 6th September 2017
Punchestown are preparing for the race of the season so far as some of the National Hunt heavyweights are set to do battle in Sunday’s Grade One John Durkan Memorial Chase worth €85,000.    2017 Gold Cup winner Sizing John and Djakadam, winner of the last two renewals of the prestigious Grade One contest, are […]

John Shortt Legends Day, 19th Oct

Posted: 13th July 2017
On 19th October the friends, family and colleagues of John Shortt will gather at Punchestown to celebrate his life. The day will feature a Legends Race, Legends Lunch and Legends Auction. Details of the day are outlined below. During his long and hard fought battle with cancer John managed to achieve many life goals not […]

Punchestown Music Festival

Posted: 3rd July 2017
CULTURE CLUB – Saturday 29 July & TOM JONES – Sunday 30 July Performing across the weekend; * SHANE FILAN* BONNIE TYLER* *DEACON BLUE * DR HOOK * VILLAGE PEOPLE *ROLAND GIFT (FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS) * SMASH HITS * BONNIE TYLER * ABC * SMOKIE * ALL SAINTS * BONEY M *  The Punchestown Music […]

Punchestown Undergoes Management Restructure

Posted: 31st May 2017
Punchestown News: Punchestown Undergoes Management Restructure Posted: 31st May 2018 Conor O’Neill To Replace Retiring Dick O’Sullivan as Punchestown Undergoes Management Restructure Punchestown Racecourse today announced that Dick O’Sullivan will step down as General Manager following a 16 year term that has transformed the racecourse. During his tenure, the Tralee native has led Punchestown back […]

Bonnie Tyler to Perform Sunday

Posted: 19th May 2017
Just announced BONNIE TYLER to perform Sunday *Please note Shane Filan will now perform on Saturday Introducing; BUMP Roller Disco at Punchestown Music Festival Bring together a massive love for Music and Rollerskating this July! Providing you with it’s dazzling lights, wooden floor with sound system and it’s 100% weather proof! CULTURE CLUB – Saturday […]

All-time record breaking crowds at Punchestown!

Posted: 29th April 2017
The 2017 Punchestown Festival concluded today with the AES Family Day. Despite the damp start to the morning, it dried up before racing and young racegoers came in their droves to the Kildare venue bringing the total attendance for the week to a record breaking 122,557. Mullins reigns supreme and retains his Champion National Hunt […]

Day 4…so much news!

Posted: 28th April 2017
Day 4 of the Punchestown Festival was another tremendous success with great crowds, superb racing, a trainers’ championship set to continue to the wire and the grand finale of the Bollinger Best Dressed Lady Day four of the Punchestown Festival round up of the top news stories of the day from the famous Kildare venue. […]

Day 3 round up at Punchetsown

Posted: 27th April 2017
Day 3 of the Punchestown Festival and crowds are up with temperatures on the rise too!  Day three of the Punchestown Festival round up of the top news stories of the day from the famous Kildare venue. Attendance Figures: 2017 – 19,072 2016 – 16,978 Up 2094 on this day last year So far after […]

Day Two Round Up

Posted: 26th April 2017
Sizing John delights a superb crowd on day two at the Punchestown Festival Day two at the Punchestown Festival is a cracker at the Kildare venue….here are the top news stories from the day! 2017    – 19,366 2016   –  18,181 Up 1,185 on last year   Won by: Sizing John Trained by: Jessica Harrington Ridden […]