As part of Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Taste the Island’ – a new programme of food and drink events taking place across Ireland this autumn, Leitrim will host the inaugural Leitrim Boxty Festival which includes the search for Leitrim’s Best Boxty Maker 2019!

Leitrim’s Best Boxty Maker 2019 – The Festival Committee has teamed up with Leitrim Boxty producers – McNiffes Boxty and Dromod Boxty to find Leitrim’s Best Boxty Makers! There are 2 categories – Best Traditional Boxty and also Best Boxty with a Modern Twist!  

In Leitrim, Boxty recipes have been handed down in families from generation to generation. If you are 15yrs and older and are the holder of the family boxty recipe or if you have recently discovered just how tasty and versatile Boxty is… we invite you to enter the competition as we search for Leitrim’s Best Boxty Makers 2019!

The Boxty Making competition will be held in The Food Hub, Drumshanbo on Saturday 28th Sept with the winner of both categories announced at The Leitrim Boxty Festival in The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday 19th October. (Terms & Conditions will apply)

To enter, simply complete the entry form below and submit.

Best of luck & may the Best Boxty Maker win!!

For more information and updates on The Leitrim Boxty Festival join us on Facebook & Instagram where we invite you to share your Boxty memories!

The Leitrim Boxty festival is proud to be supported by
the Leitrim County Council, Taste Leitrim, The Food Hub in Drumshanbo, and The Dock in Carrick on Shannon, the Leitrim Observer and it will be part of an exciting Erasmus+ project, Kus Kus.