PUNCHESTOWN racecourse is one of the pivotal jump racing tracks in Ireland throughout the entirety of the National Hunt season.
The Irish jump racing season culminates there in late April for the five-day Punchestown Festival, a meeting that often attracts several high-class British raiders.
Where is Punchestown racecourse?
Punchestown racecourse is located in the parish of Eadestown, between the R410 and R411 regional roads near Naas, County Kildare, in Ireland.
The address for the course is Punchestown, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
How do I get to Punchestown?
From Dublin Airport – 48kms (30 miles) M1, M50, N7, R410
From Dublin City – 35km (22miles) N7, R410
From Cork – 2hrs, 40 mins, N8, N7 R410
From Galway – 2hrs, 50mins M6, M4, M50, N7, R410
From Belfast – 2hrs, 20mins, M1, M50, N7, R410
Irish Rail operate a service from Dublin’s Heuston Station to Sallins (just outside Naas). During the festival there will be a shuttle bus service in operation which will transfer passengers to Poplar Square in Naas for free. From there the raceday bus will collect (from €5) or a taxi direct to the track should be around €10 – €15.
What meetings take place at Punchestown?
A full list of the race meetings scheduled:
How much do tickets for Punchestown racecourse cost?
General admission tickets for adults are currently available for between €12 and €25, depending on the meeting.