Crowds of 5,000 people could be set to attend each day of the 2021 Galway Races Festival.
A post on the Festival’s social media accounts this afternoon stated that Festival organisers have been working with Horse Racing Ireland and the Government to host the crowds outdoors.
It says the move is not yet confirmed but that work is continuing in the background.
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We’ve been working with @HRIRacing & the Government to host 5,000 people each day outdoors for our Festival. This has not yet been confirmed, but be assured, we are working away in the background.
💚Thank you for your support#GiddyforGalway #GalwayRaces pic.twitter.com/GJQTXT0Spj
— Galway Races (@Galway_Races) June 28, 2021
The 7 day festival is due to get underway on July 26th, with no spectators having been in attendance at last years event due to Covid restrictions.