Clay Pigeon Shooting

 
Country Leisure Activity Centre
Tuition and all equipment provided. Outdoors. Pre-booking required.
 
Contact:  Mary Walshe Tel/fax: 056 7761791
Location: Bonnettsrath (2 km from Kilkenny City), Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny
 
Mount Juliet
Tuition and all equipment provided. Pre-booking required. Outdoors.
 
Location:  Thomastown, Co Kilkenny Telephone: 056 7773000
 

Canoeing

 
Go with the Flow River Adventures
Exciting river adventures in Canadian canoes on the Rivers Barrow, Nore and Suir for all ages. Caters for large groups and families. All equipment supplied and instruction provided. Advance booking required. Available May to October.
 
Contact:  Charlie Horan Telephone: 087 252 9700

Boxing

 
Callan Boxing Club
Training Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6.30pm to 9pm, September to April. Tuesdays 6.30pm to 9pm during summer months. New members welcome. Ladies also active in club and have won Leinster and Irish ladies boxing titles.
 
Contact:  Jimmy Walsh Telephone: 056 7725528
Location:  Old Scouts Den, Clonmel Rd, Callan, Co Kilkenny
 
Marble City Boxing Club

Basketball

 
Basketball Teams
There are seven ladies basketball teams and four men's teams across the County. Contact for details of your local club.
 
Contact:  Teresa Walshe (Kilkenny County Basketball Board Secretary) 
Telephone: 056 7728480 / 086 6697065
      
 

Badminton

 
Badminton Clubs
There are 10 mixed badminton clubs in Kilkenny City and County. Season runs September to April. Check out the details of your local club.
 
Contact:  Shirley Parr Telephone: 056 7764540
 

Athletics

 
Kilkenny City Harriers Juvenile and Senior Athletic Club
The club offers training and competition in track, field events, road and cross country. Training on Saturdays 11am to 1pm, Tuesdays 5.30pm to 8.30pm and Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm. New members always welcome.
 
Contact:  Sean Lynch Telephone: 056 7765737
Location:  Scanlon Park, Loughboy, Kilkenny
 
Kilkenny Road Runners

Archery

 
Country Leisure Activity Centre
Try your hand at long bow archery. Instructions, video and all equipment provided.  Indoor target shooting and clay pigeon shooting.  Groups catered for. Prior booking is advisable.
 
Contact:  Mary Walshe Tel/fax: 056 7761791
Location:  Bonnettsrath (2 km from Kilkenny City), Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny
 
Kilkenny Archery Club

Angling

 
The River Nore is well known for its trout and salmon. The season runs from March 17th to the end of September.
 
Angling permits and government licences
 

  • Kilkenny  Sports Shop on the Butterslip 

Telephone: 056 7721517

ZOO

 
Reptile Village
Reptile Village is a government licensed reptile exhibit, providing an educational and entertaining view of various reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.  Displays range of alligators to pythons, geckos to giant spiders, and everything in between.  This is an indoor facility with a small souvenir shop.  Open 7 days a week, 10am-6pm.
 
Contact: James Hennessy Telephone: 056 7726757 
Location: The Demesne, Gowran, Co Kilkenny 

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