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Night of Stars

Celebrating Irish Greyhound Racing

Video: 2019 Michael Fortune Night of Stars


2019 Michael Fortune Night of Stars 

The Night of Stars has established itself as one of the greatest nights in Irish greyhound racing - the Breeder's Cup of racing here in Ireland. 

First established in 2012, the event has grown year on year. The 2019 event has been renamed the Michael Fortune Night of Stars in honour of one of the founding committee members, the late Michael Fortune, who sadly passed away in July 2019. 

When is the Night of Stars?

The 2019 Night of Stars takes place on Saturday 30th November in Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium. 

Doors open at 6pm
First Race approx 7:40pm

What's on for the Night of Stars?

The Night of Stars features a racecard jam packed with the very best in greyhound racing and includes:

  • 8 Championship Races
  • The greatest dogs in the world
  • Winners earning €10,000
  • Races over all distances from sprint to distance races - 350 to 850yds

How much is the Night of Stars?

Night of Stars Club Tickets
€100 per person

Join greyhound racing's night of celebration and contribute to the Night of Stars with a Club Ticket which includes:

  • Your admission & race programme
  • Pre-racing reception
  • A delicious 4 course meal in the restaurant with views of the racing action
  • A 1/2 bottle of wine
  • Bar & Tote betting service direct to your table
  • Free prize draws on the night


General admission & other packages also available, click here to see more. 


Night of Stars Video Highlights

Look back at the highlights of the previous 7 Night of Stars events in Shelbourne Park. 

Video: 2018 Night of Stars

Video: 2017 Night of Stars

Video: 2016 Night of Stars

Video: 2015 Night of Stars

Video: 2014 Night of Stars

Video: 2013 Night of Stars

Video: 2012 Night of Stars