The g Hotel to host a JT McNamara Memorial Event as part of Galway Race Week

The g Hotel to host a JT McNamara Memorial Event as part of Galway Race Week

To celebrate the life of renowned jockey John Thomas McNamara who sadly passed away during last year’s Galway Race Week, the Irish Injured Jockey Fund are joining forces with the g Hotel & Spa to increase awareness of the Irish Injured Jockeys and to raise much needed funds to help Irish jockeys and their families.

The fundraising event will take place from 8pm on Wednesday 2nd August in the g Hotel & Spa immediately after the racing at Ballybrit. For just €10 entry which will be donated to the Irish Injured Jockey Fund, attendees will enjoy great music and tasty finger food sponsored by the g Hotel and an opportunity to win a fantastic range of prizes. An auction will take place for larger prizes as well as a raffle with all proceeds donated directly to the Irish Injured Jockey Fund.

Triona Barrett, General Manager and Suzanne Meade, Marketing Manager. g Hotel Galway with Michael Higgins of Irish Injured Jockeys Photo: Martina Regan

 “We are delighted to be working with the team at the g Hotel & Spa for this Galway Race Week event. They are kindly sponsoring the venue, the entertainment and all finger food for the evening. Their support will ensure we raise as much funds as possible” say Michael Higgins General Manager of the Irish Injured Jockeys.

 Prizes on the night will include:

Private tours of leading Irish trainers’ yards, hotel stays, Ladies Day tickets, signed sporting memorabilia, dinner vouchers in Galway city restaurants, concert tickets, spa vouchers and more.

 To help raise much needed funds for our Irish jockeys, please join the Irish Injured Jockey Fund at the g Hotel & Spa on Wednesday 2nd August. The fundraising event will begin at 8pm immediately after the racing in Ballybrit and attendees can avail of the coach service from the racecourse direct to the g Hotel. For advance tickets to the JT McNamara Memorial Event, please contact Suzanne Meade at the g Hotel on or 091 778467.

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