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Donal Skehan

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Donal Skehan grew up in Howth, Co. Dublin. Born in 1986, to a family of food lovers, at the age of four he flipped his first pancake and been in the kitchen since!

After Starting one of Ireland’s first food blogs in 2007, he was catapulted to stardom with hit TV series on BBC, Food Network, RTE & FOX with accompanying best-selling cookbooks.

Donal has released nine cookbooks, including his latest “Super Food in Minutes”, released in the 2019. He is currently working on his tenth book with Hodder UK for release in September 2021.

Launched in Spring 2014 under Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube Network, Donal’s YouTube channel is the fastest growing Irish food channel in the world with over 45 million views! The channel is now entirely managed by Donal and focuses on promoting accessible home cooking to a dedicated audience of almost a million food fans.

Donal’s numerous television series have aired in over 40 countries worldwide and his profile continues to grow. He is a regular host on ITV’s This Morning in the UK as well as hosting regular cooking slots on NBC’s TODAY Show, Rachel Ray Show and Home & Family on Hallmark Channel in the US.

In 2016 Donal launched his own production company APPETITE MEDIA which now produces his television work and YouTube channel.

Nine cookbooks and over 16 television series later, Donal’s profile continues to be on the rise as he inspires and excites a global audience with delicious and engaging content.

He lives in Dublin with his wife Sofie, son’s Noah & Olvier and their dog Max, and splits his time between Ireland, the UK and USA.


Alongside being a regular host on ITV’s This Morning, he has also presented; “Kitchen Hero” on RTE One, “Junior MasterChef” on BBC One, “Mitt Kok” (in Swedish) on TV4 in Sweden, “Grandma’s Boy” on FOX International and “Follow Donal” & “Food Network Star Kids” on Food Network.


Donal is an international best-selling author with 9 cookbooks to date and his 10th due in September, 2021. His cookbooks have been translated in to multiple languages for sale across the world.


Donal also hosts a successful YouTube channel with over 900,000 subscribers worldwide who tune in daily to watch his recipe videos. Donal has a strong social media presence, engaging his fans through exciting and dynamic content as evidenced by his consistent presence on VidCon panels, and at cooking festivals worldwide. His popular Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat accounts totalling over ½ a million food lovers across the globe.


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