Kerrygold Unsalted Butter, the proud sponsors of How to Cook Well with Rory O'Connell, want to give you and a food-loving friend a full week of hands on culinary learning at Ballymaloe Cookery School Organic Farm & Gardens.

This prize will include 6 nights' accommodation in Ballymaloe Cookery School where you & one friend will spend the week putting your culinary skills to the test, learning everything from the basics of growing your own organic food, to making sour dough bread & trying out countless delicious recipes.

Yourself and your friend will also be treated to a delicious meal on one evening with wine in Ballymaloe House to top off a successful week of learning to cook well! It will be a week that you and your friend are sure to remember!

For more information about Ballymaloe Cookery School see

To win this amazing prize worth over €5,000, just answer this week's question:





If you know the answer, text the competition line:

Text FOOD followed by your answer and name to 57117 (ROI only).

Each text entry costs €2.00 (incl VAT).

Please note the person named in the entry must be aged 18 years or older as at date of entry.

Lines are now open and will close at midday on Friday, 18th June 2021. Please do not enter after this time as you will be charged for your entry, but your entry will not be included. The winner will be published here once the winner has been contacted and verified, after midday 18/06/2021, subject to delay due to the verification process.

Participation/entry denotes acceptance of all associated terms and conditions as listed below.


Service Provider: Phonovation. Tel: 0818 217 100.

This competition is open to Republic of Ireland residents only.

Each text entry must contain no more than 160 characters including spaces, otherwise you may be charged an additional cost for every subsequent message. The use of emoji/smiley faces may also incur an additional charge and may vary with operators.

Please do not enter outside of the advertised competition open and close times and date(s) as you will be charged, but your entry will not be included in the draw. Competition may be closed if watching on catch-up services, please check dates and times.

Entrants must be aged 18 years or older at date of entry and a resident of the Republic of Ireland in order to qualify as the prize winner.

Promoter reserves the right to request proof of age, verifiable by birth certificate or passport only, and proof of residency, verifiable by recent utility bill only (issued within 6 months of win).

The prize winner and the prize winner’s guest must be 18 years or older to attend the Ballymaloe Cookery School.

The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative to non-cash prize elements.

In order to claim the prize, the winner will be required to sign any documentation as may be requested by the Promoter relating to acceptance of the competition prize, terms and conditions and including, but not limited to, waiver of liability release in favour of the Promoter and such other persons as may be determined by the Promoter. The individual(s) travelling as a guest of the winner will also be required to sign such documentation if requested by the Promoter in order to be permitted to travel.

Prize is for 1 winner plus 1 guest to attend the Organic Farm & Gardens Ballymaloe Cookery School for a 5xday course running on the 11th-15th April 2022 (non transferable, no other dates are possible, Ballymaloe Cookery School terms and conditions apply, no cash alternative), 6 x nights’ accommodation in Ballymaloe Cookery School(based on two single rooms or one double room, room as specified by the Promoter, B&B basis, non transferable, no cash alternative), Dinner on one evening at Ballymaloe House (Pre-dinner cocktails, dinner, with wine, restaurant(s), menu(s) as specified by the Promoter, no alternative alcohol, no cash or alternative) Ballymaloe Newbridge Measuring Spoon set & 3 signed recipe books(no cash or alternative available).

This prize is valid on the dates specified above, 11th-15th April 2022, no extensions permitted. If the winner is not in attendance for these dates at Ballymaloe cookery school, lessons and all prize elements will be deemed to have been forfeited. No changes will be permitted once prizewinner and guest are booked and issued.

The prize winner and their guest will be required to adhere to any specific health and safety rules and recommendations in place at local establishment and national levels in order to avail of the prize. Where the prize winner and/or guest(s) do not comply with local establishment and/or national health and safety rules and recommendations, the prize will be deemed to have been forfeited. The Promoter(s) accepts no responsibility for any health and safety issues arising as a result of availing of the prize.

For Organic Farm & Gardens Ballymaloe Cookery School terms and conditions for students see here.

Employees of RTÉ, Phonovation, Ornua/Kerrygold, Ballymaloe Cookery School and their associated promotional partners, companies or suppliers and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter/win.

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