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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 1 week ago 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
Thank johnmcarpenter10
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We learned about The Kilkenny Way from the Kilkenny visitors' guidebook, and we thought it would be an interesting cultural experience and help us work off some of the awesome Irish food and beverages. We signed up on line the night before (super easy to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend were visiting Kilkenny to see family. I booked the hurling experience as something different to do and it did not disappoint. The Kilkenny way is a fun way to learn hurling skills and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal at the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alice W
Reviewed October 17, 2018

So much fun to learn a fascinating new sport and to be taught by the soul of patience that is Andrew. Some of us were not, er, the most athletic types but Andrew treated us all with such professionalism and kindness that we could all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This was so incredibly fun. Our coach, Andrew, did an amazing job teaching us the individual aspects of the game and then we got to play a bit of a match. If you are looking for something to do outside castles and churches but still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dottiecollins2000
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Our afternoon of hurling with Kilkenny Way was a family favorite on our 2 week trip to Ireland, and my 15 yr old son's absolute favorite activity of our whole trip. We arrived early and had our meal beforehand. We really appreciated their willingness to...More

Date of experience: August 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