Congratulations to Ben Layden, who has won this year’s MASTERCHEF COMPETITION.
Kevin Murphy finished 2nd with Daniel Evans and Ben Cassidy joint 3rd. Joe McAleese won a special prize for his dessert, Pear Crumble.
There were 10 Finalists from an entry of 84. Each of the Finalists – Jack Kealy, Rory Murphy, Rory O’Brien, Hugh Caslin and Matthew Long deservedly received a Certificate and Cookbook.
I thank our Judges Betty Smyth and Clodagh McKenna,
Mr Toolan for his work in the qualifying Rounds and Ms Marren for her organisation of a tremendous Competition.
Finally, I thank Ms Nulty for her facilitation of the event.