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Best Hat Competition

Ladies Day - Galway Races

The annual Best Hat Competition at the g Hotel always draws a huge crowd from across Ireland and this year’s coveted designer headpiece is a striking black lace creation. Described by the world renowned milliner Philip Treacy who also designed the g Hotel, as a “beret in parisisal with extended ornate buntal ribbons”.  [see image above. Photographer: Kurtiss Lloyd & model Helena Greyhorse] Image Magazine Editor in Chief Melanie Morris and Triona McCarthy, Beauty Editor with the Sunday Independent will impart their expertise as they browse through the Signature Lounges in the g on the Thursday evening of race week to find that standout headpiece. The event is a must in the social diary of anyone who wants to experience glamour and style at the designer hotel, getting underway directly after the final race at Ballybrit.

The 5 star g Hotel & Spa in Galway is synonymous with style has a fantastic line up for the Galway Races each year.  From Tipster Brunch events, coach transfers to Ballybrit and Best Hat Event on Ladies Day - the g Hotel is thronged with Galway racegoers and lovers of Best Dressed events. Each year, one of the Galway Races highlights is the g Best Hat Competition where the winner is presented with a  bespoke Master Milliner Philip Treacy creation and the g have now also introduced a Most Stylish Man event with Louis Copeland designer suit and 2 tickets to a Six Nations Game.

Start your Galway Plate or Ladies Day racing day in style  and join the legends of the turf Tipster Brunch at the g. Just €29 for cocktail on arrival, hot brunch, expert tips and transfer to the racecourse.

Each day of Raceweek in Galway will see a brilliant music line up at the g,, delicious dining options, and kicking cocktails!


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