The Kilkenny Way - Hurling Experience
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Join us in Kilkenny for a unique and Cultural Sporting Experience and let us show you the fun, passion, skill and Pride of hurling- the World’s Oldest and Fastest Field Game. Times of Event from 12pm – 2pm OR 2.30pm – 4.30pm., any day of the week.
Join us in Kilkenny for a unique cultural sporting experience from 12pm until 2pm, or from 2.30pm – 4.30pm, any day of the week. Voted no 1 on Trip advisor on attractions in Kilkenny, on our hurling experience, you will be shown a video about the history of hurling and understand our passion for the sport.
You will visit Legend's Hurling Bar Museum. Legends is Kilkenny's only bar dedicated to the Legends that have played the game of hurling - past and present. The walls are adorned with beautiful hand painted murals of Ireland's finest hurlers and some beautiful prints of historical hurling moments from across the decades. Then it's up to Nowlan Park home of the "Kilkenny Cats" where you will get one to one instructions on how to play the game on the pitch itself.
You will feel the excitement of the fastest game in the world, experience the skills of the game from our hurling guides' and hear about the craftsmanship of the hurley.
The tour ends in Legend's Hurling Bar where you watch a game of hurling on our big screens to see the skills you have learned on the pitch while enjoying a bowl of Lanigan's famous fresh Irish Lamb Stew in the heart of Kilkenny City. Duration 2 Hours including meal time. Kilkenny is regarded as the hurling capital of Ireland, experience a 3000 year old Celtic game which is regarded as the world's oldest and fastest outdoor field game.
Hurling is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic origin, administered by the Gaelic Athletic Association. The game has prehistoric origins, has been played for at least 3,000 years and is the world's fastest field team game in terms of game play. One of Ireland's native Gaelic games. There is a similar game for women, called Camogie. Kilkenny is regarded as the home of hurling champions, having won 34 All Ireland Senior Titles and are known as the Kilkenny Cats. Having won 8 titles since 2000, they are referred to as the, "All Blacks Of Hurling" .