Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Van Morrison OBE

Honorary Burgess of the City of Belfast

Elected and admitted by the Council of the City of Belfast under the municipal privilege (Ireland) Act, 1875:-

Officer of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire 

In recognition of "the extraordinary contribution made to the City by Mr George Ivan ‘Van’ Morrison; achieving international acclaim over the last fifty years, he has portrayed a majestic image of Belfast and continues to inspire generations through his inspirational music." 


Anonymous said...

A Brilliant and well deserved appointment

Anonymous said...

Seem to remember Van blocked the decision to erect a blue plaque on his original family home in Hyndford Street.