The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby


The Curragh Racecourse in County Kildare ( hosts some of the most famous races in the world including the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival.

The Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in Ireland open to three-year old thoroughbred colts and fillies. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of one mile and four furlongs (2,414 metres), and is scheduled to take place each year in late June or early July.

The Irish Derby Festival is a complete weekend of heart-racing fun, with horse-racing, fashion, and a Derby Ball all rolled into one fabulous weekend. It is truly one of the highlights of Ireland's social calendar.

Fashion and glamour are two of the most important ingredients of a Classic Race Day. The Irish Derby's Official Ladies' Day is on the Saturday, and there are also prizes for the "Most Stylish" ladies on Derby Day on the Sunday. supplies 2,000 Ladies' Bags for the fairer sex to enjoy over the Festival weekend. For information on getting involved in 2017, please call us on 00353-21 4831828 or email


Festival Day, Saturday June 25th 2016 - don't all the ladies look fabulous?!



The extremely stylish bags were supplied by St. Tropez, the award-winning tanning brand.

Contents for 2016 included:

  • St. Tropez In Shower Tanning Lotion 50 ml
  • Mitchum Powder Fresh mini deodorant 35 ml
  • Lily O'Brien's chocolate mini sample
  • Nivea Creme Soft Shower Cream 50 ml
  • Carr's Cracker Crisps/Sour Cream & Chive 150g
  • Punch Colour Catcher sample and discount voucher
  • Carefree discount voucher
  • Aviva promotional insert