Metropolis: Galway Races to the top

The Galway Races isn't just about picking winners - here, the city's milliners show how the right hat can turn your outfit into a triumph, writes Lisa Brady.

27th July, 2013
A hat by Fiona Mangan: prices on request.

Move over Ascot. Pass on Kentucky Derby. For the next seven days, all eyes are on Ballybrit in Galway. The stakes are high - not just on the racetrack, but in the enclosures, where racegoers compete in the glamour stakes.

If you are heading to this or other race meets this summer, the hat is the most important piece of a racegoer's attire. A stunning hat is the embodiment of racing atmosphere, and a well...

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