The Kilkenny Hurling Experience
Welcome to the Kilkenny hurling experience
Learn how to hurl: in a relaxed, fun environment, learn all about Irelands ancient Gaelic game of hurling with neighbours, young and old
• Pull a pint: join local pint pulling experts and learn how to pull the perfect Irish pint
• Song and dance: learn how to play some traditional Irish instruments, join in and sing along with local musicians. Forget all worries and dance to your heart’s content!!
• Story telling: hear a story… share a story… in the presence of an Irish seanchaí (craft storyteller) and through the perfectly timed art of Irish storytelling• Live like a local: experience what it means to be one of Stonyford’s 300 local village inhabitants
We have tailored packages to suit all groups with additional options for larger groups including music story telling and cookery demonstrations
On arrival our host Fred Malzard will introduce the group to the Pub and give a brief history of the Pub and an insight into life in a rural country village and the importance of "The Pub" to the local community.
Your compere will guide you through the skills and history of the ancient game of hurling with audio visual aids and a short video.
Then its out on to the field of play where you get to practice the skills of the game and compete against your fellow guests is a series of skills and challenges
Duration : 45 mins
Local artisan producer Helen Finnegan from Knock Drinnagh Cheese will guide you through the art of Cheese / Buttermaking / Soda Bread making. With samples and tasters available relax and enjoy village life where your hosts will cater for your every need