Rural Experience Bus Tours
Full day guided bus tours of Kilkenny County, including visits to gardens, museums, churches, craft studios and scenic attractions. Tours operate daily, year round. Tours available to other counties. Tours start and end in Kilkenny City and run from 9am to 5pm. Private car and driver service available for day tours and longer breaks across Ireland.
Founded in 1225 this is one of Ireland’s oldest churches and is still in use by the Dominicans by whom it was founded. Look out for the excellent examples of modern and antique stained glass windows, the wooden roof and the stonework. Nearby on Abbey St is the last existing remnant of the entrance gate in the medieval city walls.
Hatha Yoga courses mornings and evenings. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Available to private groups or companies. Qualified instructor and classes for stress management through yoga.
Contact: Aine Finnerty, YTI Dip, YTI Postgrad Dip Telephone: 056 7723376 Location: Kilkenny City Telephone: 087 2243875
Kilkenny County & City Lawn Tennis Club
Facilities include eight all-weather, floodlit courts, bar, saunas and showers. This active club has regular tournaments and social events. Private coaching available. New members most welcome. Membership commences in April.
Kilkenny Sub Aqua Club
Members go on dives on Sundays off the Waterford and Wexford coast and occasional weekend diving trips to the West coast are organised. Members are involved in search and rescue operations. The club has its own boats and equipment and can hire out equipment to members for training. Meetings and training for diving qualifications are held every Wednesday night, 9pm-10pm, from January to May in the Watershed swimming pool.
Loreto Secondary School has a floodlit Astroturf pitch available for renting to groups during evenings, weekends and holidays. Suitable for soccer, GAA football, or hockey and can be divided into four secure mini pitches. Fully equipped sports hall suitable for basketball, badminton, volleyball and indoor soccer is available for renting to groups during evenings, weekends and holidays.
Contact: Sean Daly Telephone: 056 7765654 / 087 2580995