Galway – Thursday, Aug 3rd 2017

The stylish winner of the g Hotel Best Dressed event on Ladies Day of the Galway Races was today announced

as Aoife McCana, a Project Manager from Galway.

Noted for her unique style and beautiful silhouette, Aoife has walked away with a prize chest worth over €10k including

A celebratory Galway getaway for two in the Penthouse at the g Hotel & Spa, champagne on arrival, a delicious ten course dining experience in Restaurant gigi’s – holder of two AA culinary rosettes and voted ‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Galway’, the g afternoon tea and a day of pampering in the gorgeous spa ESPA at the g.

  • A stunning 18ct white gold solitaire diamond pendant worth €2,500 courtesy of Hartmanns jewellers.
  • A hair makeover in Yourells salon in Galway to the value of €200.
  • A fabulous VIP trip to London with return flights for two, two nights accommodation and €500 spending money.

Ladies Day is a showcase for the very best of Irish and international design and Ballybrit was once again no exception. Wearing a stunning dress by Ghost, shoes from her travels in Taiwan and a self made head piece and clutch she was unanimously agreed as the esteemed judging panels’ favourite amid 19 other incredibly fashionable finalists.

Worthy runner up, Oniesa Owens was crowned ‘the g Hotel Best Hat’ as she wowed in an ornate piece from Cavan Milliner, Davina Lynch She has sashayed away with prizes valued at over €2k including a two night stay in a Junior Suite at the g Hotel, a Champagne afternoon tea, €100 voucher for Yourells Salon and a specially created spa gift hamper from ESPA at the g to enhance her natural beauty and inner calm.

The task of choosing these deserving winners was expertly tackled by Head Judge, Triona Barrett, General Manager of the g Hotel & Spa, fashion editor of the Irish Independent, Bairbre Power and her celebrity judges; actress Aoibhin Garrihy and TV presenter Baz Ashmawy.

Speaking as the awards were presented in the Parade Ring, Triona Barrett of at the g Hotel & Spa commented, “For the second year running, the luxury 5 star g Hotel & Spa has infused the Galway Races Summer Festival with its renowned brand of style and opulence by hosting ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed Lady’ and ‘the g Hotel Best Hat’ on Ladies Day. Our winners <insert names> reflect the creativity and flair of the hotel and stood out to us immediately for their daring personal style. We are so grateful to all those that have supported the g Hotel & Spa today and invite you back to the hotel for our annual Ladies Day party from 7pm including live music til late, champagne, cocktails and of course our evening Best Hat and most Stylish Man events.”