The Freedom of Cork City has been awarded to three people, all from the theatre.
They were Frank Duggan and Michael Twomey – a.k.a. Cha and Miah – who
are best known for appearing on Halls Pictorial Weekly,
the third recipient was entertainer Billa O’Connell.
The custom of awarding the freedom of the City dates from the 14th Century,
and is the highest honour the City can bestow.
Previous recipients include JFK, Peter Barry, Roy Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan
Our reporter David O’Sullivan was at the Ceremony in City Hall