From the finest hotels to the fascinating local attractions and events and the first-class shopping experiences, Longines Irish Champions Weekend has a lot to offer visitors to Ireland, outside of the high-quality racing action.

With just 35 miles separating Leopardstown and the Curragh, there is an extensive choice of accommodation options with ‘Race and Stay’ packages starting at €395pp, including transfers, admission and lunch on both days.

The Curragh and Leopardstown both offer excellent hospitality options for Longines Irish Champions Weekend with top-quality food and service in a choice of dining areas. Packages include admission, racecards, a three-course meal and a table for the day, with easy access to and from the course.

Interesting activities for visitors before and after each day’s racing include Newbridge Silverware visitor centre and museum of style icons, the Irish Greyhound Derby Final, Dublin Fringe Festival and the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens.

Shoppers can embrace the ultimate shopping destinations such as Kildare Village Outlet Shopping, the Whitewater Shopping Centre and Dundrum Town Centre with a wide range of fashion choices from high-street to haute couture on offer.