Wednesday 20 September 2017

Aoife McCana scoops €10k Best Dressed Lady prize at Galway Races - in hat made from a fruit bowl

Finalists of the G Hotel Best Dressed Lady competition wait in the judges tent at The Galway Races on Ladies day, including eventual winner Aoife McCana (far left)
Photo: Tony Gavin
Finalists of the G Hotel Best Dressed Lady competition wait in the judges tent at The Galway Races on Ladies day, including eventual winner Aoife McCana (far left) Photo: Tony Gavin
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Aoife McCana is this year's Best Dressed Lady at the Galway Races.

Judges including Aoibhin Garrihy, Baz Ashmawy and Irish Independent Fashion Editor Bairbre Power, praised the silhouette of her silk grey dress.

Aoife McCana from Spiddal, winner of the G Hotel Best Dressed Lady at The Galway Races.
Photo: Tony Gavin
Aoife McCana from Spiddal, winner of the G Hotel Best Dressed Lady at The Galway Races. Photo: Tony Gavin
Aoife McCana from Spiddal, winner of the G Hotel Best Dressed Lady at The Galway Races. Photo: Tony Gavin 3/8/2017

McCana takes home a prize including a pampering weekend at the five star g Hotel & Spa, a diamond pendant worth €2,500, a VIP trip to London with flights, accommodation and spending money and a hair makeover from Yourells Hair Group in Galway.

She is a project manager from Galway.

Oniesa Owens was named runner up and winner of the Best Hat prize with a headpiece by Davina Lynch, scooping a prize worth €2,000, including a two night stay at the g Hotel, a spa gift hamper from the hotel's ESPA, a champagne afternoon tea and a €100 voucher for Yourells Salon.

As usual, Ladies Day was filled with familiar faces, including former Miss World Rosanna Davison, who opted for a floral dress by Ganni and a gold headpiece by Irish milliner Suzie Mahony.

Sisters Barbara and Gabrielle Dunne at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Sisters Barbara and Gabrielle Dunne at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Mary Lee, Gort and Katy Geoghegan at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Grace Connell at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Michelle Barrett Manning at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Aoife O'Hanlon, Vivienne O'Connor and Laura Hanlon at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Jill Macken at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Karla Keegan at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Kate Conlon from Kilkenny at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Mary Lee, Gort and Katy Geoghegan at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Sisters Barbara and Gabrielle Dunne at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Gabrielle Dunne at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Orla Jackson and Lorraine Booth at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Niamh Morgan at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Caroline Tallis at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Niamh Morgan and Aoife O'Sullivan at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Sinead de Butleir at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin
Jennifer Wrynne at Ladies Day at the Galway Races. Picture: Tony Gavin

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