Tips for the Galway Races

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Gaillimh le  Gaeilge are  calling on  GALWAY  to  use  the Irish  language in any  Signage/Marketing/Advertising/ Publications/Products   developed   or   produced   for   the Galway Races.

Gaillimh le Gaeilge is always  available  to facilitate and  develop the use of the Irish language  within businesses and also provide a free  translation service and  ideas as  how best  to  use and profit from  the  language.

Please see below a list of phrases that can be used during the Galway Races. If you require additional information, please do not  hesitate to contact us on 091 568876  or at We would recommend that you forward a proof any bilingual text before it goes to final print. 

Fáilte  chuig Rásaí na Gaillimhe – Welcome to the Galway Races

Bain sult  as Rásaí na Gaillimhe Enjoy the  Galway  Races 

Bain sult  as an gcraic  Enjoy the  craic

Lá na mBan  – Ladies Day

An hata  is fearr  Best Hat

Spraoi agus  Spleodar ag Rásaí na Gaillimhe 

Enjoyment and fun at the  Galway  Races

Bí linn ag Rásaí na Gaillimhe – Join us at the  Galway  Races

An Fhéile Rásaíochta is cáiliúla sa tír! –

The most popular Racing Festival in the country!

Táim  ag na Rásaí – I am at the  races

Capall  Breá – Great Horse

Jacaí breá – Great Jockey

Agus seo leo! – And they’re off!

Aon  mholtaí? – Any Tips?

Síos leo le fána  – Over  the  hill they  go

Amuigh chun tosaigh Ahead  of the  posse

Bua iontach Great win

Cuir geall  – Put on a bet

Gach bealach – Each Way

Rogha  na Coitiantachta – Favourite

An corrlach ar – The odds on

Cárta na rásaí  – Race card

Torthaí na Rásaí – Race reults

Pláta na Gaillimhe – The Galway Plate

Ar bhuaigh tú? – Did you win

Cén capall  is fearr  leat? – What horse do you fancy?

Bhuaigh sí €30 ar na capaill She won €30  on the  horses

Chuir  mé airgead ar I put money on

Sláinte! Cheers!

Go n-éirí leat  – Good Luck

Maith thú  Well done

Slán go fóill Bye for now

Tabhair  aire Take care

Feicfidh mé tú – I’ll see you

Oíche mhaith – Good night