Paul Flynn

Paul Flynn is a chef, restaurateur, cookery school owner and teacher, TV presenter, writer and personality. He co-owns the Tannery Restaurant and Townhouse in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford with his wife, Máire, which opened in 1997. In 2008, they opened the Tannery Cookery School.

Paul has been a regular on Irish and international television with numerous successful shows, including Lords and Ladles and Paul Flynn’s Food Truck Favourites. Paul has also been the cookery writer for the Irish Times on two occasions: from 2000 to 2004 and from 2019 to 2022. He continues to write occasional pieces for publication. He has written several cookbooks, his latest, Butter Boy, was published by Nine Bean Rows Books in September 2023.

When Paul isn’t in the kitchen or at a music festival, he’s probably hopping on a plane for a new adventure. Who knows, he may even write more about his travels someday. He lives in Dungarvan with wife Máire and two daughters, Ruth and Anna.