On Sunday 8 October, Ireland won gold in the International Baker and Confectioners Competition at the IBA Exhibition, Munich, Germany.

The Irish National Baking Team is made up of professional baking experts and is a partnership between the National Bakery School, DIT, Dublin and the Richemont Club Ireland.

"Full credit is due to the Richemont Club Ireland and the National Bakery School for bringing the Irish baking industry to a whole new European and world-class level," said Jimmy Griffin, president of Richemont Ireland.