George Morrison elected as Saoi in Aosdána

George Morrison elected as Saoi in Aosdána

Film-maker George Morrison has been elected as Saoi in Aosdána.

The honour is bestowed for singular and sustained distinction in the arts.

President Michael D Higgins oversaw the proceedings at a ceremony this afternoon.

From Tramore in County Waterford Morrison is known for his documentaries such as Mise Éire and Saoirse.

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