Mix the flours, bicarbonate of soda and salt together.
Make a well in the centre and our in the buttermilk mixing quickly to form a soft dough. If its too stiff add a little ordinary milk.
Preheat the oven to 200°C | 400F | gas 6.
Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for a few minutes.
Make into a round shape and flatten slightly before placing onto a lightly floured baking tray.
Slash a pattern into the top using a sharp knife and bake for 30 minutes in the oven until the loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
Allow to cool a little and serve with traditional Irish stew or winter dish.