Ladies Day 2023

Gowran Park are delighted to announce our MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre & Lyrath Estate Ladies Day will be returning on Saturday July 29th, bigger & better than ever! This year’s guest judge will be Coronation Street Star Tanisha Gorey who will be assisted by our teams at Gowran Park, Lyrath & MacDonagh Junction to spot that perfect balance of racing style & creative chic. 

Talking about her excitement ahead of the event Tanisha said, “I am absolutely delighted to be a judge at the MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre & Lyrath Estate Ladies Day 2023 at Gowran Park on July 29th, and I am so excited to see you all there”. 

Eddie Scally of Gowran Park commented “Our summer Ladies Day event is now a must for all style followers in our region and we are delighted that Tanisha has agreed to travel over and judge this year’s event. Coronation Street is such a hugely popular show on these shores and to have one of its stars be involved in our Ladies Day event is brilliant. We have decided to go all out this year with our prizes and our entertainment line-up which will all be announced in the coming weeks, so watch this space! I just cannot wait to see the buzz around the track on what is our biggest summer meeting of the year”.

Donna Byrne of MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre said “We are delighted to come on board as main sponsor for Ladies Day at Gowran Park for our seventh consecutive year. Ladies Day is synonymous with style and fashion so it’s the perfect fit for the Centre and our 30 top brand retailers. Each year the style stakes reach new heights, and we look forward to seeing the glamourous looks showcased by this year’s entrants.”

Emma Jane Eaton, General Manager at Lyrath Estate said, “We are delighted to sponsor Ladies Day once again at Gowran Park, our local track.  Fashion is a great fit for our brand which represents luxury and elegance.   Our family-owned resort property is one of the finest Five Star hotels in the country and offers even the most discerning guest the very best in classic Irish hospitality. The interiors of the hotel, our art collection and fine drawing rooms resonate well with fashionistas and people who appreciate style and fashion.”

The MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre & Lyrath Estate Ladies Day will take place at Gowran Park on Saturday July 29th. Gowran will be running their usual courtesy buses to the track leaving from the Kilkenny Castle Gates one hour before the 1st race. Early Bird tickets for this year’s event are available online at where you can save 33% on ticket prices by purchasing before Saturday July 29th.  General Admission prices on the day will be €20 – Adult Admission & €15 OAP & Students.