Kube Hallo'ween Bake Off Competition 2016

How to Enter:

  • Entrants should post their Hallo'ween bake on the Kube Interiors Facebook page in the form of a comment under the post which indicates to "Post Your Bake Off Entries Here" between 20th-30th October 2016.
  • Your entry must include a picture of your bake, and the name of your chosen charity, posted in the comments section of the competition post.
  • Share the main post to encourage your charity, friends and family to like your bake and chosen charity.
  • Entries will be closed at 9pm on Sunday 30th October 2016 .
  • The winner will be the person whose entry has the most Kube Interiors Facebook likes at the time of competition closing.
  • Winners will be announced on the Kube Interiors Facebook page at 9pm on 31st October 2016.

Terms & Conditions:

  • The prize is non transferrable and no alternative prize will be offered.
  • Chosen charities must be a registered charity.
  • The winners will be announced on the Kube Interiors Facebook page at 9pm on 31th October 2016.
  • The winners should contact Kube by private message on the Kube Interiors Facebook to arrange collection of their prize.
  • The prizes will be available for collection at either our head office at M1Business Park, Balbriggan.Delivery of prizes is not included.
  • If after 30 days Kube has not had contact from the winner or cannot contact the winner, the prize will be re-allocated.
  • Entries should be home baked.
  • Help from family and friends is permitted.
  • Kube reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it is a shop purchased cake, if the bake is not clearly visible or if it does not have a Hallo'ween theme.
  • Bake is defined as any home baked sweet or confectionary cake or biscuit.
  • Kube reserves the right to cancel an entry if it is not considered to come under the term "bake" in this context.
  • Kube reserves the right to delete or cancel any entry which is deemed to be pornographic, damaging to the Kube brand, malicious in its' content, unlawful,obscene or offensive in anyway. Any decision made by Kube under this clause will be deemed final.
  • Kube reserves the right to delete or cancel any entry which is deemed to be technically harmful, contain computer viruses or deemed to contain any computer threat. Any decision made by Kube under this clause will be deemed final.
  • You can enter multiple times however only one prize will be allocated to any one individual person.
  • Kube will immediately cancel or delete any entry where there appears to be electronically generated entries, responses or likes including likes deemed to be “zombie” likes generated using applications that swap or purchase Facebook likes.
  • McNally Group staff (including Kube staff) and their immediate families are excluded from entering the competition.
  • All entries will be deemed the property of Kube and may be used as promotional material either on Facebook, website or printed media.
  • The winners' full name will be required before prizes are allocated and the winners' name will be used in promotional material related to the competition.
  • Entries are open to ROI residents only.
  • Kube reserves the right to suspend these terms and conditions and the competition in the unlikely event of unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Kube.
  • Submitting an entry will deem that the entrant has accepted these terms and conditions.

Winner of the Q102 Kitchen Makeover

Here's the winner of the Q102 Kitchen Makeover - Ian Garvan from Malahide, who just won €5000 worth of Siemens appliances from Kube.

The Kube Autumn Promotion is now on 1st - 9th October.

We have some great offers on selected sofas, dining sets, chairs and stools, all available to view in-store at Beacon South Quarter.

Drop into the showroom on Saturday the 8th October between 2pm to 4pm for an opportunity to meet Declan O’Donnell from RTÉ’s Home of the Year. We are delighted that Declan has chosen to endorse Beacon South Quarter as the go-to destination for all your Interior and Furniture requirements.

Beef & Guinness Casserole

Serves 6


  • 3 tbsp light olive oil
  • 1 kg stewing beef trimmed of fat and cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 streaky rashers, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 250ml Guinness or stout
  • 250ml beef stock
  • 1 large tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 300g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • Salt and pepper.


Preheat your Neff oven to 150°C Bottom Heat.
  1. Heat one tablespoon of oil over a high heat in an oven-proof casserole. Brown the beef on all sides in batches. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  2. Add another tablespoon of oil to the casserole and cook the onion and streaky rasher over a medium heat for about 3 minutes. Add the flour and cook for another minute.
  3. Sprinkle in the thyme, then pour in the Guinness and beef stock. Add the tomato puree and bay leaf and stir well.
  4. Put the beef back in the pot and bring to the boil. Cover the casserole with a lid. Transfer to the preheated oven and cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  5. While the beef is cooking prepare the mushrooms. Heat the last tablespoon of oil in a medium frying pan over a high heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes or till soft. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the mushrooms to the casserole then place back in the oven and cook for another 45 minutes. Check that the beef is tender, if it's still tough cook for another 20 minutes or until the beef is done.
  7. Season well with salt and pepper and serve with mashed potato.

Listen in to Q102 morning show each day from 29th August for two weeks to be in with a chance to win €5,000 of appliances from Siemens and Kube. More information on how to enter is available on Q102.ie

Congratulations to Ian Garvan from Malahide - our winner of the €5,000 kitchen makeover prize! The competition ended on 9th September 2016. Thanks to all who entered!