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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.
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 817 1978
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Andrew who gave us our first ever experience in the wonderful sport of hurling. We had an absolutely incredible time with our group of 30 Germans (plus an American& a Brit). I can only say get over here and give...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Adam M
Reviewed 27 March 2018

My wife and I were in Kilkenny in March and were looking for an activity to do during our 2nd day there. We came across the Kilkenny Way hurling experience and with it being a nice day out we signed up for the tour. There...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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pjlanigan, Owner at The Kilkenny Way, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you very much for the positive review we hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in Ireland

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!!

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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!!!

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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