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Cookery & Food

Cremé de la cremé of Irish Baking

Head of Section Ann Bracken  Contact No 085-7306186


You will find the Cookery & Food section in a huge marquee at FBD National Livestock Show, filled with mouthwatering, tempting food.

With over 90 classes in total, there is a class for every type of baker.

Once again we are so delighted to have Odlums come on board as our Main Sponsors for the Cookery & Food section. 

Odlums aim to nurture and encourage the youth hence they continue to sponsor the All-Ireland Youth Competition, a direct entry competition.
TheYouthare the Bakers of the future and this promises to be an exciting opportunity to see what the future of
baking has on offer.
All budding bakers, take note!!

Please note for Class 736: Gluten free pasta salad, Roma Gluten free pasta has been discontinued and if unable to purchase the brand, the  Kelkin brand of gluten free pasta will be accepted and bag must displayed with exhibit . The Kelkin range is also apart of value foods. 

This year we have old and new classes added to the Specialty section, including the 

It will be an exciting to see what unusual and wonderful creations appear on Show Day!

Have you ever boasted that you make the best fruit scones, or smiled sweetly when a friend announced that that their rhubarb tart is in a class of its own?
Well, why not let the judges decide on your baking skills at the Tullamore Show?

With tasty delights from fruit cakes to queen cakes and chocolate muffins, a mouth watering selection to tempt your taste buds is promised at the cookery and food section, where the expert cooks can be tested throughout the marque  and especially at the Odlums All Ireland Home Baking Championships.

With prizes galore and gastronomic exhibits, the Tullamore Show is the place to be for every cookery enthusiast.


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Late Entries will be accepted on Show Morning up to 9.30am but the entry fee will be €4.


  • Presentation of Novelty Cupcake Competition prize - Sponsored by Kit Your Kitchen
  • Presentation of Centra Everyday Baking Challenge prize
  • Chocolate Cottage Construction Challenge
  • Yogurt Loaf- Sponsored by Glenisk