PREVIOUS NATIONAL IRISH BROWN BREAD COMPETITION WINNERS

Details of all of our National Irish Brown Bread Competition winners since 2013:

NATIONAL IRISH BROWN BREAD COMPETITION WINNERS 2015

brown bread comp poster a4The 2015 overall winner Maria O’Reilly used Dunany Wholemeal Flour, Odlums Wheatgerm, Donegal Pinhead Oatmeal, and Monaghan Co-op Buttermilk

Carnaross National School TEAM 2 – won the onsite bake-off 

The judging panel were RTE’s Ella McSweeney, Seamus Sheridan and Kristin Jensen from Edible Ireland then of course, the woman who inspired the Sheridan brother’s love of brown bread, their mam Maura!

See the Full Winners List from the 2015 National Brown Bread Competition below or Download the Prize Giving Sheet 2015

Overall Winner / Supreme Champion Maria O’Reilly
Reserve Champion David Neilan
Runner Up Collette Healy
Highly Commended Neil Barrett
Winner U’16 Hannah & Ellie
Runner Up U’16 Cara Finnegan
Winner Novice David Neilan
Runner Up Novice Sinead Dungan
Children’s Brown Bread Competition – Onsite kid’s bake  off
Overall Winner / Supreme Champion Carnaross National School TEAM 2 Faye Donaghy, Trudie Gillick, Laura Sheridans
Reserve Champion Dunboyne Senior Primary School TEAM 2                                              Orla Dempsey, Ella Kelly, Abby Connolly, Eimear Byrne
Runner Up Dunboyne Senior Primary School TEAM 1                                            Ciara McGinn, Jenny Kavanagh, Leah Sheerin
Highly Commended Knocktemple School                        Genevive Hughes, Caoimhe Hetherton, Emily Towell
Well done also to Carnaross National School Team 1 and Ballinlough School, whose also baked lovely breads onsite!

NATIONAL IRISH BROWN BREAD COMPETITION WINNERS 2014

The Overall Winner in 2014 was Collette Healy from Cork. The winning school in the onsite bake-off was Cannistown National School in Navan!

The breads were judged at our food festival on Sunday 25th May by Ella McSweeney, Maura Sheridan and Chapter One Pastry Chef Darren Hogarty.

See the Full Winners List from the 2014 National Brown Bread Competition below or Download the Prize Giving Sheet 2014

Overall Winner / Supreme Champion Colette HealyTraditional Recipe using Macroom Flour
Reserve Champion Beatrice Byrne
Runner Up Mary Sheridan
Winner U’21 Antoinette Reilly
Runner Up U’21 Finn Maguire

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Children’s Brown Bread Competition – Onsite kid’s bake  off

Overall Winner / Supreme Champion Cannistown National School, Navan
Reserve Champion Carnaross National School
Highly  Commended Carnaross National School Team 2, Ballinlough Primary School
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Seamus & Kevin’s Mammy (the Brown Bread Expert), Elisabeth Ryan (Sheridans Cheesemongers) and 2013 Irish Brown Bread Champion Maria O’Reilly

NATIONAL IRISH BROWN BREAD COMPETITION WINNERS 2013

Overall Winner / Supreme Champion

Maria O’Reilly from Co. Cavan

Her recipe included Howards’ Wholemeal Flour, Odlums Pinhead Oatmeal, Champion Buttermilk and her own free range eggs.

Reserve Champion

Imen McDonnell from Co. Limerick

Her recipe included Macroom Flour, Dunany Rye Flour, Odlums plain flour, Irish Atlantic Sea salt, her own butter, buttermilk, honey and eggs

Winner U’21

Conor Dunphy from Co. Meath

Runner Up U’21

Virgina Tozer from Dublin

Winner Novice

Bernadette Canton from Co. Westmeath

Runner Up Novice

Patricia Karellas from Co. Meath