National Bread Week will be returning from September 10th to 16th 2018…watch this space for details.

Follow us

Join in the conversation for National Bread Week by following us on Twitter.


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

Join us on Facebook

Our celebration of Irish bread will be taking place on social media too so we hope you join us there.

Connect with us

Join us on Facebook for all the latest news, pictures and fun from National Bread Week Like National Bread Week

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

Watch our video

    Supported by

      Bord Bia Masterbrand 361 CMYK 300dpi

    Organised by


    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

    Latest News

    • Ham & Cheese Toasty shutterstock_497555644

    Ireland’s favourite sarnie – cheese and ham please!

    For National Bread Week new research* shows that the nation’s favourite sandwich filling by a landslide, is ham and cheese, especially when you include the toasted version! Nearly one in five people opted for the classic filling, followed by the BLT and then tuna and sweetcorn.

    The survey of 1,000 people showed that 53 per cent of people think bread […]

    • NBW 2017 Kearney sisters 5

    Meet the Kearney sisters

    Sisters, Maura and Siobhan Kearney of Kearney’s Home Baking are just one example of some of the wonderful Irish bakers that bake bread for us to enjoy every day. 

    Based in Co. Limerick, Maura and Siobhan set up Kearney’s Home Baking 25 years ago after completing their training as bakers. They continue to use recipes […]