County Kilkenny Sports & Outdoors

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    Hurling Mascot Wears Local Colours
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County Kilkenny Sports & Outdoors

  • Hurling

    Kilkenny Sports & Outdoors

    this is one of the major championship hurling counties in ireland, for those who don't know what sport this is, it is the fastest land game in the world, played with a stick called a hurley this is traditionally made from ash timber. the ball is small and made from leather, this is called a Sliotar. the female version of the game is more or less...

  • Nowlan Park

    Kilkenny Sports & Outdoors

    Nowlan Park is the home of Kilkenny's GAA teams. In recent years it has hosted two big concerts - Paul Simon in 2002 and Bob Dylan the previous summer. After living in Kilkenny for 18 years, and never having the chance to see anything like this, it was just my luck that I was in New York for the Dylan gig.

  • Fiendish Climb

    As an avid cyclist, I know most of the back roads of the southern half of the county, and this one is probably the toughest. Heading out of the village of Owning is a 2 kilometre climb which will make you want to give up several times before you get to the top. I've climbed it several times, and it would normally take me over 9 minutes, with speed...

  • Golf in Kilkenny

    There are 8 golf courses (full length, par 70 plus) in the county. First and foremost, the world famous Mount Juliet, home of 1993-1995 Irish Opens and 2002 & 2004 WGC - American Express Championships. The other courses in the county are:Castlecomer GCCallan GCGowran Park GCMountain View GCKilkenny GCNew Ross GC*Waterford GC**- technically in...

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