National Bread Week 2018 runs from September 10th to 16th …join us in celebrating all that is great about Irish bread. 

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National Bread Week  calls on the whole nation to ‘Love Your Loaf’ and celebrate the benefits of bread – its great taste, versatility and value. Follow us

Celebrate Irish Bread

Ireland has a delicious bread heritage which we should be proud of. Here is just a taster of some of the range of loaves baked daily by expert bakers.

Know Your Bread

From Soda Bread and Barmbracks to Spotted Dogs and Farls click below to find out more about the vast range of Irish Breads available  Find out more

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    Find out the history of some of Ireland’s favourite breads, from the people who know them best – the people who make them.

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    National Bread Week is organised by FCBA (Flour Confectioners and Bakers Association) and IBBA (Irish Bread Bakers Association) in conjunction in Northern Ireland with the Northern Ireland Bakery Council

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