Sandra Faller, a Front Officer Manager from Galway, was announced as the winner of the Galway Races Best Dressed Lady.

Judging the stylish competitions on the day was Head Judge and well-known stylist Mandy Maher who was joined by fellow judge Kieran O'Malley of the Connacht Hospitality Group and Jennifer Wyrnne, an award-winning hat designer.

Sandra Faller, winner of the Galway Races Best Dressed Lady sponsored by the Connacht Hospitality Group

Wearing a stunning trouser suit by Kildare-based designer Roisin Linnane, shoes from Galway's Premoli, and a hat designed by Irish milliner Laura Hanlon, Sandra was unanimously agreed as the judges' favourite amid 24 other fashionable finalists.

Noted for her unique style and beautiful elegance, the Galway woman took home a cash prize of €10,000 thanks to her outstanding outfit.

Elsewhere on the day, Catherine O'Connor was crowned 'Best Hat' winner as she wowed in a dazzling white hat from Liz in Marc Millinery, a bespoke milliner based in Cork. The eye-catching piece earned Catherine a cash prize of €3,000 on the day.

Catherine O'Connor and Sandra Faller

Speaking at the stylish event, Eveanna Ryan, Director and Sales and Marketing for the Connacht Hospitality Group said: "For us at the Connacht Hospitality Group this was such an exciting partnership, the winners Sandra Faller and Catherine O'Connor immediately stood for their daring personal style."

"We are so grateful to all those that have supported the Connacht Hospitality Group today and we would like to thank everyone who took part in this year's Her Best Dressed, the whole team at Galway Races as well as the fabulous judges."