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The Kilkenny Way

28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 817 1978
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The Kilkenny Way: Ultimate Hurling Experience
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We Provide a unique sporting experience giving you an insight into the worlds Oldest (3000 yrs) and fastest field game in the true Home Of Hurling Champions - Kilkenny. Join us for 2 hours of Hurling fun in the Home of the Famous Kilkenny Cats.
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28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 817 1978
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was SO much fun! We had a large group with only two instructors but they did so well teaching us and playing the game with us! Two days later I’m still sore but it was way more fun than I expected!!

Thank Shelby T
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time doing this with my wife and friends. Our guide Andrew was awesome, very knowledgeable and a great teacher for us newbies. We learned the basics quickly with some fun drills and even had a scrimmage at the end. Then afterwards we...More

Thank sfmatt85
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Thank you Kevin for a great two hours. Great to learn such an important sport to Ireland. Beside just the rules of the game, we learned the history and why its Irelands sport. Felt good to be out on the pitch. Definitely recommend to everyone...More

Thank 417ajl
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had only heard of the sport of hurling before heading to Ireland so I jumped on the chance to have a crack at it. Really friendly instructor and tons of practice time to get the hang of it. Well worth the money and a great...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This was my husbands favorite thing about our trip to Ireland! Our instructor was great. We enjoyed getting sized for hurling sticks and practicing on the field. The only negative is the field was a 20-min walk from the bar where you start so you...More

1  Thank wrightc87
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

First, I see some people had some not so great comments. I think that could be fixed by setting reasonable expectations. Let the management know what you have paid for before getting started. Also know that you do not have to book on line, call...More

Thank travellp4
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was fun. A very different way to see Irish culture! We ate first- which was good as my family was hungry. Great food too!!!

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our guide Andrew (from tipperary) was fantastic: patient, funny, very skilled. We learned so much we didn't know about hurling, not just the basics of the actual game but the way it works in ireland, the tradition of amateurism, the intense county rivalries. We assembled...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We did the hurling lesson in June 2017 as part of our 1-day stop in Kilkenny. It was the highlight of our trip. The coach, Andrew, was very personable and relatable. He spent at least 2.5 hours with us, patiently explaining the game to my...More

Thank Clay F
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We brought our six boys the Kilkenny Way to try to learn the traditional sport of hurling. We had a blast. The boys range from 5.5 to 15 and they had a great time. I (a 41 year old woman) learned a lot and had...More

Thank Gretchen V
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12 July 2017|
Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi The tour will be finished by 4pm. We look forward to giving you guys a warm Kilkenny welcome
12 April 2015|
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Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi Earllaine, Thank you for your enquiry into The Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience. We would be delighted to accommodate your Group. The Tour includes a tour of Legends Hurling Museum, introduction video to the game of... More