The stylish winner of the g Hotel Best Dressed event on Ladies Day of the Galway Races is Charlene Byers. The elegant and ultra-stylish Charlene from Newry, Co Down has scooped an impressive prize including:
  • a diamond and pearl pendant in partnership with Cobwebs Jewellers Galway worth €6,000

  • €2,000 cash prize

  • a trip for two to Paris including flights & accommodation

  • a luxury Penthouse experience with all the added extras at the g Hotel & Spa

Ladies Day is a showcase for the very best of Irish and international design and Ballybrit was once again a kaleidoscope of colour with the most sensational style on show.

Wearing a stunning hat by Laura Hanlon, dress by Umit Kutluk Designs, Clutch by Lulu and heels from Next, Charlene was unanimously agreed by the judges as the g Hotel Best Dressed Lady.

Worthy runner up Moira O’ Toole was crowned winner of ‘the g Hotel Best Hat’ as she wowed in a red and pink straw headpiece that she made and designed herself

The g Hotel Best Hat Prize included

  • A €1,000 voucher for Kilkenny Shop – the home of Irish design

  • A luxurious 2 night Galway Getaway in a Junior Suite at the g Hotel with gourmet dinner and spa day for two in ESPA at the g

The task of choosing these deserving winners was expertly tackled by General Manager of the g Hotel & Spa, Andrew Drysdale; Entrepreneur and previous Best Dressed winner, Chanelle Lady McCoy; Fashion editor, Bairbre Power and Mandy Maher of Catwalk Model Agency.

Speaking as the awards were presented in the Parade Ring, Andrew Drysdale of at the g Hotel & Spa commented,

“It has been a privilege to partner with the Galway Races Summer Festival for the last three years. The g Hotel & Spa is renowned for style and luxury and this year’s winners of ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed Lady’ and ‘the g Hotel Best Hat’ truly epitomise the elegance and timelessness of the g Hotel. We are grateful to all those that have supported us today”

For more information on events in the g Hotel & Spa throughout Galway Race week please contact the team on 091 865200, or check out for further details.


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