Monday, 23 March 2015

Michael Longley CBE

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:-

Michael Longley CBE
Commander of the civil division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

The honour was bestowed upon Mr Longley by Belfast City Council in recognition of the positive contribution he has made to the city through his acclaimed poetry and writing legacy over five decades.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

A well-deserved honour for this well-respected poet and Old Instonian!