Top Kilkenny Outdoor Activities
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Explore Ireland’s sporting heritage and discover the ancient sport of hurling on this 2-hour tour in Kilkenny. Visit Nowlan Park — home stadium of the ferocious Kilkenny Cats hurling team — with a guide and gain insight into the sport’s history. During your tour, explore the stadium and visit the Legends Hurling Museum, where the sport’s story comes to life. Learn of the players who made their name in hurling, hear of the 3,000 year-old ancient Celtic Games then hit the pitch and see a side of Irish culture many visitors miss.
In Kilkenny City, we give visitors the opportunity to experience hurling at The Field Bar, the ultimate sporting bar in the city.. Here we give visitors a presentation information them of the history and rules of Hurling. Once visitors are up-to-date on the basics of Hurling and what it means to the community, we bring them to the nearby Hurling field to try the sport for themselves. Our coaches teach visitors the ground-stroke, hand-pass, solo-run, and hand strike. Visitors will realise that this sport isn't as easy as some of the top players make it look.
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