IFTAs to honour president at awards next weekend

President Michael D. Higgins is set to receive an award at the IFTAs, in recognition of his Contribution to the Irish Film & Television Industry.

IFTAs to honour president at awards next weekend

President Michael D. Higgins is set to receive an award at the IFTAs, in recognition of his Contribution to the Irish Film & Television Industry.

The President is being given the Honorary Award at the IFTA's awards ceremony next weekend.

The award is in recognition of his work as Minister for Arts in the mid 90's when he introduced successful tax incentives for movie production, as well as re-establishing the Irish Film Board and setting up TG4.

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