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:-

GEORGE IVAN (VAN) MORRISON, OBE
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." 

2 comments :

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.