Limerick racecourse hold Family Fun weekend

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Updated: March 8, 2011

Limerick Racecourse is the place to be this weekend 12th & 13th March for the Annual Family Fun weekend. Amidst 7 great National Hunt races on Saturday and Sunday there will be fun for the whole family to enjoy. On Saturday, patrons will be able to enjoy all the racing action and watch Ireland v Wales Six Nations Rugby Match live on the Big Screen from 5pm. On Sunday, bring all the family to the races as it is family fun day! With bouncy castles, a bucking bronco, face-painting, games and much much more, children will be spoiled for choice at the racecourse.

Speaking at the launch, Russell Ferris General Manager of Limerick Racecourse said “There are lots of activities planned for this year’s renewal of the Family Fun weekend which I’m sure will keep all ages of kids entertained through the racing. The quality of racing over the two days will be of the very highest quality and with the Ireland v Wales game on the big screen the cheers will go on long after the horses have departed. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Greenmount Park and please do not forget to pre book the special inclusive packages which offer superb value. There has been a great response to the Children’s Colouring competition where the two best entrants will each receive a Fliker scooter sponsored by Smyths Toys.

Saturday 12th March also marks the first anniversary of Woodlands Catering as the in-house caterers at Limerick Racecourse. David Fitzgerald of Woodlands Catering said “We are delighted to be providing the Hospitality at Limerick Racecourse over the last year, offering great value and service to the patrons”. If you wish to book a table in the Panoramic Restaurant for your family on the day, we can reserve a table for you. Children may choose from a special children’s menu which will be available on the day. The Panoramic Restaurant Package is available for €65 per person to include admission price to the racecourse, race card, tantalizing 4 course lunch and reserved table for the day, waiter service and tote facility.

The punter package is available all weekend for €20 per person for admission, race card, Supermac’s meal, free pint and €5 bet. Ireland’s call package available at €30 per person for admission, race card, 1 course lunch in self service restaurant, free pint and €5 bet.

General Admission Price is €15 per person with free admission for children under 16 years. Special 2 day ticket is priced at €20.. First race is off at 2:20pm on Saturday and 2:25pm on Sunday. Bus Eireann Buses will depart Limerick Bus Station at 1:10pm and 1:55pm returning at 5:30pm on Saturday and 5:45pm on Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you to a weekend of family fun at Limerick Racecourse on 12th & 13th March. Please visit our website www.limerickraces.ie or call 061-320000 to pre book any packages.

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