Dublin Racing Festival

This year was the first for Dublin Racing Festival. Previously top quality race days were ran separately. The result- an incredible weekend with top class sporting action. I made the journey up with my family, a welcome alternative to the bus! On arrival I was immediately struck by the work that had gone into this…

The Lady behind the Lense

This week I have been working with Limerick Racecourse taking over their social media activity throughout the course of Christmas, particularly through their four days of Christmas racing. The requirements of this job were to take photos or videos that appeal to people who are, or would be, interested in Limerick Racecourse and post these…

Women in Racing

I came across this organisation in the lead up to the Aintree Grand National festival. Offering a race day package including a tour of the Grand National course with industry leaders, a champagne brunch and a private facility for the day. The biggest draw for me was the group of people that this event brought…

Work without the Hassle

Get a job, start the job and work the job. If only it were this simple. I learnt this the hard way when organising my work placement last year at Ascot racecourse. I had the job, only the nightmare started here. Where would I live? This area is easily accessible to London and so I…

The Next Venture

After two lovely weeks at home, in Ireland, spending time with family, catching up with friends and getting lots of trips in, it’s back to the UK for me. I am delighted to be back, even after a ten hour car and ferry journey. It was my first time traveling from Dublin Port and my…

Galway Girls

My mom, my sister and I traveled to Galway on Friday of the horse racing festival. Each year I make sure I go racing during the course of this festival. Galway is an hour and a half from where I live, various travel arrangement have been organised with friends over recent years to facilitate this…