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Celebrity chef to share Christmas recipes in Portlaoise


Renowned award-winning chef Gary O’Hanlon will be doing a Christmas-themed cooking demonstration in the Laois Shopping Centre this Saturday, December 16, from 12noon to 2pm.

O’Hanlon, who is a regular on our TV screens on RTE and TV3 was the chef in charge of starters on the hugely popular The Restaurant series.

The Donegal native has previously worked at The Olde Post restaurant at Cloverhill, and at Lobster Pot Restaurant in Galway Bay Hotel.

Prior to returning to Ireland, Gary was head chef at Devlin’s Restaurant and Bar in Boston.

He is also a regular on TV3’s live evening entertainment chat show Six O’Clock Show with Martin King and Lucy Kennedy, and Ireland’s most watched daytime TV show RTÉ’s Today with Maura Derrane and Dáithí O Sé.

Gary writes a weekly recipe column for The Irish Times Magazine every Saturday ​offering readers interesting ways to use Irish artisanal produce.

On radio, he is a regular contributor to national and regional radio including Today FM  and he also appeared on RTE’s Celebrity Operation Transformation.

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