Gates Open: 12:30
First Race: 14.30
Admission Prices: €10
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Please Note;

All attendees will be required to register in advance of each meeting up until restrictions are lifted to maintain a track and trace system that complies with the current public health guidelines.

Registration will be open from 9am on Friday 29th October.  

To complete registration, click on register tab above or please visit www.p2p.ie


Rathcannon point-to-point has played host to many Hunts over the years and more recently to the Limerick Foxhounds & the Limerick Foxhounds Bruff point-to-point committee.

Many talented riders and horses have graduated from the Limerick Foxhounds point-to-point both when racing on the past venues and presently at Rathcannon.

The track itself is a left-handed course and has been in operation since 2008.

Our race meeting is situated just 40 minutes from Limerick city and just half an hour from the scenic town of Adare, making a trip to Rathcannon point-to-point part of a perfect Family Sunday. 

Rathcannon Point-to-Point Races


Contact Details

Dee Hogan - 0868137188

How To Get There

Eircode: V35 KW28 

By Road

From Limerick, take the M20 and at junction 5 exit onto the N20 Cork/Croom road. Stay on the N20 until you reach Banogue at which point the point-to-point will be sign posted from there. The race track is two miles from the village of Athlacca.

By Air

Shannon Airport is a 45 minute drive from the point-to-point.
Cork Airport is located an hour and twenty five minutes away.

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We have an extensive car parking area which offers a brilliant view of the whole track. This allows you to bring your picnic in the boot of your vehicle which you can enjoy with your family and friends during the day’s racing.

In our bookmakers ring you can view and bet on any off-course races on the day in both England and Ireland.

We have outside caterers who supply a variety of tasty hot foods such as burgers, sausages and chips along with confectionaries for children of which all are reasonably priced.

If you would a treat for the day we also have an ice-cream van in attendance.

Our outside caterers sell teas, coffees and soft drinks to keep you warm during your days racing.

There are also two pubs in the nearby village of Athlacca where there is always a great welcome and atmosphere for patrons before and after racing.

No, we do not have an official dress code we just advise our race goers to stay warm and dry for your days racing and to prepare yourself for all types of Irish weather.
Yes, we allow dogs to attend the point-to-point. However, we do ask that all dogs are kept on a lead at all times.
Yes, we welcome visitors to bring their own picnics.
At our point-to-point, we are lucky to have wide open spaces for children to play in a safe environment.
No we do not provide an ATM so we recommend that you make a stop at an ATM on your way to the races.

Athlacca point-to-point is the perfect day out for the family in the countryside and as an added bonus for parents all children U16 have free admission.

Race goers have the opportunity to get a close up of the action when the runners are being saddled and paraded in the parade ring before their race. The fence in our home straight allows you to get a perfect viewing point of each race whether you are on foot or in the comfort of your car.

With Limerick city only 30 minutes from the track, there is an endless amount of attractions to keep you busy within the area. The picturesque town of Killarney is only an hour and half drive from the point-to-point.

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