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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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“basic skills” (11 reviews)
“irish stew” (12 reviews)
“great fun” (16 reviews)
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 817 1978
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Our instructor Andrew was an incredible teacher, retelling the history of curling, educating us on fundamental technique, running us through exercises and organizing a scrimmage. It was unbelievably fun. Before I had never even heard of hurling, and now I'm buying my own Hurley to...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My husband and I participated and had a blast! It was fun to learn a new sport, and this was an excellent opportunity to stretch our legs after many hours traveling. We both absolutely loved it!

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Learn about hurling in the best way possible, play! This expereince was fun and energizing . Though I did not demonstrate any hurling skill I enjoyed every moment!

Thank schba
Reviewed 9 October 2016

wow what a fabulous experience!!!!! we had really good fun and learned so much!!! PJ was great fun and told us the best stories and the best bit about the tour is how much he loves the game!!!! A visit to Kilkenny and this hurling...More

Thank Sam1970_10
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Hurling is an incredible experience, and there really isn't anywhere else in Kilkenny that teaches you about Hurling. The experience starts at Lanigan's bar -- basically, the epitome of a sports bar with a HUGE (20 feet?) big-screen (imported from Germany) TV showing hurling or...More

2  Thank W G
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The good part about this "Experience" was the time on the Hurling Field and learning some of the skills and rules. Now for the bad... Actually we were on the secondary practice field, not even the proper practice field which was being used by a...More

10  Thank LItraveller2016
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13 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
13 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