We know Johnston Mooney & O’Brien has been baking products of exceptional quality since 1835, what some may not know, however, is that Ireland’s cricketing tradition shares an equally rich history, with the game in Ireland dating back as far as 1792.
While Johnston Mooney & O’Brien already has an enviable reputation as Ireland’s oldest bakery, the Irish cricket team is continuing to build on their growing profile. At last year’s Cricket World Cup, Ireland’s cricketers stunned the cricketing fraternity when they defeated England in a thrilling encounter that is now widely regarded as one of the greatest comebacks in cricketing history.
Key performers on that fateful day were Trent Johnston, John Mooney and Kevin O’Brien, sharing a namesake with our much loved brand.
Speaking at North County Cricket Club, former Irish captain Trent Johnston shared: “It is great to have the support of Johnston Mooney & O’Brien – a name that is familiar in my home and many other homes around the country. They have a great tradition in Ireland and I’m delighted to be welcoming them into the Irish cricket family.”
Warren Deutrom, CEO of Cricket Ireland, continued: “Irish cricket is on the up and up thanks to some super performances by the team at recent tournaments that captured the imagination of people at home and abroad. For Cricket Ireland, it is great to have the support of an Irish company like Johnston Mooney & O’Brien, who share as rich a tradition and heritage in this country as Irish cricket.”
Johnston Mooney & O’Brien wish the Irish cricket team every success for this season.