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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 14 June 2015

We opted for the basic “tourist package” as a way to check-out hurling – a popular Irish sport (think a mix of field hockey, rugby and US baseball). There were only four in the group and my wife and I enjoyed ourselves and our guide...More

4  Thank chrisb_in_MI
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This medival city is full of great building and history. Needs 2/3 days to explore just the City sites properly. Has won numerous awards for its beauty and the floral arrangements, public parks/area and private gardens are amazing. Clearly a City well run and with...More

2  Thank William H
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

My brother and I booked the tourist package with no knowledge of hurling. I couldn't be happier with the experience. Aiden was very passionate and knowledgeable about the sport and his city. We had a great time learning and sharing in what he loves. A...More

1  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 3 May 2015

What a brilliant band. This is the future of Irish Music. Saw them at Corby. Brilliant!!!! Fantastic musical instruments great singers & great craic Plus the easy on the eyes very handsome!! Young Men. I know you will go far. Wish you all the best...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We heard about this Hurling Tour through tourist Information in Kilkenny. The tour start off in O'Lanigans Pub and was very informative and interesting. The 8 of us went out to the pitch where we learnt a bit about how to play. It was such...More

Thank bbgx
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We had a wonderful time with Connor getting to learn the basics of hurling, playing a bit then watching a match back at the bar. Connor was a lot of fun, and very knowledgeable. A must do in Kilkenny!

Thank sdpadsgrl
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We had a fantastic afternoon learning all about the Irish sport of hurling with our awesome guide Connor. It was so much fun having a run and a hit around and finishing with a delicious meal at Lanigan's! This is a must do for anyone...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Interesting historic facts, it is well marked. It takes about two hours to see the whole way. It's interesting for adults and for children.

Thank Tjasa644302
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Kilkenny way was one of the best experiences I had while staying in kilkenny. It was a blast to go out onto the field and learn how to play hurling. The guides were informative and helpful and made the experience a great time.

1  Thank chrisewald
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to learn hurling one day in Kilkenny as apart of my winter session study abroad. This was one of the highlights of the trip for me, as the guys were great teachers and we had an amazing time playing around and...More

1  Thank Katie F
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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