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Michael Moloney has been living and breathing Galway Racecourse for many years now. When he was knee high to a grasshopper, he used to cycle around the course, while his father John, looked after the running of the course. Now, so many years on, Michael still thinks of Ballybrit as a back garden rather than a workplace, such is his passion for that patch of ground that heaves mightily every year and reverberates the Galway economy.
The famous Galway Races are just around the corner, and already another ambitious plan is in place to extend facilities for punters at Ballybrit.
In a little over two weeks, the madness will begin. But already there is an air of effort and industry as Michael Moloney and his team are counting down to July 31, and the opening day of the 2017 racing festival. Take note of the date: a festival we usually associate with the last week of July will this year begin on the last day of July, the latest possible start date, and end on Sunday August, 6.
Galway has claimed the top honour as the ‘Racecourse of the Year’ at the annual Horse Racing Ireland awards held in Leopardstown Racecourse.
Galway-based eLearning company EssentialSkillz is proud to announce that their recent success in world markets was recognised by Deloitte in their Technology Fast 50 Awards for 2016.
Galway Races has its first female committee member. Zoë Fitzgerald will attend her first race meetings as a committee member at the upcoming two day autumn festival on Monday and Tuesday September 5 and 6.