National Bread Week

Ireland’s National Bread Week takes place from 11th to 17th September 2017, and is a chance for everyone to ‘Love Your Loaf’ and celebrate all that is great about Irish bread.


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Monthly Archives: September 2017

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 […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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. […]

By |September 13th, 2017|National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

Scientists explain why we love the smell of bread

  • The smell of bread makes 89% of people happy and researchers from The University College Dublin explain why
  • Milk, cheese, cooked spaghetti, flint and green olive with a glass of champagne. You wouldn’t expect to find these in one meal, but these are all flavour notes that help make up the […]
By |September 12th, 2017|National Bread Week, Uncategorized|