Accompanying Persons

Programme for Accompanying Persons
Thursday 20th October, 10am - 4pm

Persons accompanying registered delegates are invited to participate in a guided tour of the Irish National Stud followed by lunch and time to explore the beautiful Japanese Gardens. Please note that registration is required.


The day will start with a tour of Irish National Stud & Gardens. ‘The Irish National Stud belongs to the people of Ireland but prides itself on being enjoyed and appreciated by visitors from all parts of the globe. Nowhere better symbolises all that is great about County Kildare’

After the tour of the stud, the group will join in on The Irish Racehorse Experience, a guide through the history of horse racing, full of rich heritage and history of the Irish thoroughbred sector. To learn more:

After taking time for lunch the group will have time to explore the globally famous Japanese Gardens which are situated adjacent to the Irish National Stud. The excursion will conclude with the opportunity for shopping, at the famous Kildare Village outlet centre, before returning to Dublin in time to prepare for the Conference drinks reception and gala dinner, taking place at the Aviva Stadium.