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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 yesterday via mobile

Andrew was so patient and kind when teaching our group how to play hurling. After getting the basics down we did some drills then moved on to a game. Andrew joined in, adding some skill, and made the experience extremely enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelly4229
Reviewed yesterday

Andrew, our instructor, was extremely kinda and was a good teacher. He is an amazing hurler and he taught us very well. We learned through experience, which is the best way to learn an activity or sport for me. I enjoyed the experience and highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the first time I had ever played hurling, and Andrew made the sport easy to learn and the experience exciting. This is definitely a must-try for anyone who has never played hurling before!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently did this with the group I was traveling with and it was so fun! I was intrigued as to how hurling was played and everything that went with it. Andy was an amazing coach and taught everything very well. The time flew by...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Kilkenny Way experience of hurling was so much fun and an enjoyable experience. Andrew our coach was very interactive with us and a complete joy to listen to and learn from. Highly suggest using them to get to knoya the sport of hurling!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I’ve always been a bit intrigued by hurling and when we stumbled across this tour we knew we wanted to try it. Andrew was an excellent, upbeat coach that made the experience a lot of fun. I’m ready to buy a hurly for my office...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2018

So much fun! This was a great change of pace from the usual touristy things. We learned a lot about Irish culture and their love of this sport. It was nice to get outside and move around and just be physical. Our guide/instructor was awesome!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nikki K
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We were fortunate to have "Andrew" as our hurling "instructor" - he was great with our family and really got us interested. He was also kind enough to get us great seats for an Irish Dance performance at the Pub that evening (our daughter does...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I had the pleasure of having a one on one training experience and it was a BLAST. It was the experience of a life time! I recommend this amazing adventure to all!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daniel L
Reviewed October 19, 2018

What a great find. PJ was fantastic and gave us a real thrill giving us both background and real experience in Hurling. So much fun!! I have told many friends when they go to Ireland to find this experience. I will be back!

Date of experience: March 2018
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July 12, 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
April 12, 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