What We Do

Your local welcoming hosts Mary and Carmel look forward to meeting you.

Mary will introduce you to some of the fascinating aspects of traditional Irish soda bread


Discover how Irish country butter is made and all the piseogs (superstitions!) around it in the

past! Carmel will demonstrate how to make traditional Irish soda scones before you make

them yourself. While the scones are baking in the oven she will show you how to make

traditional Irish brown soda bread.

2 Hours

Up to
24 people





Food Heritage and Folklore

We cater for groups up to 24 people

Enquire for corporate packages


What We Provide

Guests leave with the brown soda bread that they baked themselves and the white soda scones

(if there are any left over!).

We also provide a tote bag in which to bring home your own freshly baked bread, the recipe

used and a certificate to prove that you baked

"The Perfect Irish Soda Bread"

Morning Tea with a View

Enjoy your freshly baked soda scones smothered with lashings of Irish country butter and local homemade jam

Ireland’s Story

Gain insight into Irish food culture and way of life, past and present from Mary, your Failte Ireland Tour Guide


how to bake traditional brown soda bread and white soda scones from former Home Economics teacher, Carmel

Authentic Irish hospitality

What better way to get to know Ireland than through its people and its food!


Set in the heart of this historic, heritage town- voted Ireland’s Best Place to Live!

Take Home

the brown soda bread you baked yourself and some white soda scones ( if there are any leftovers!)

Treat yourself

To a complimentary Irish coffee, a delightful blend of coffee, Irish whiskey, fresh cream, and sugar. We will even show you how to make it at home!

Parting Gift

Leave with a handed-down traditional recipe, a Certificate of Achievement and a gorgeous tote bag


Listen to enthralling stories and lore of these shores



Corporate Groups

We offer a unique breakaway from the work environment, set in the beautiful

heritage town of Westport on The Wild Atlantic Way.

The Irish Soda Bread is our own version of The Great “Irish” Bake-off, whipping up

some great team spirit and inspiring some friendly competition!

Who will bake the lightest, fluffiest white soda scones? No soggy bottoms please!

Create fun and fond memories. Improve team morale while encouraging

creativity and new ideas.

We cater for groups up to 24 people

Enquire for corporate packages

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