Celebrity chef to depart Longford restaurant

Well-known chef Gary O’Hanlon is to quit Viewmount House in Longford.

He has been the head chef at the award-winning restaurant since it opened in 2008, but has announced he’ll leave in early January.

Announcing the news on Twitter yesterday, he thanked customers of Viewmount House and its owners, Beryl and James Kearney, for their kindness over the past ten years.


O’Hanlon is well known through his involvement in TV3’s The Restaurant and RTÉ’s Celebrity Operation Transformation.