On Friday 20th of May, Philip King was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The award recognises Philip's enormous and outstanding contribution to the cultural relationship between Ireland and the United States.
“This Lifetime Achievement Award is a recognition of Philip’s ongoing contribution to Ireland’s culture and music; a contribution for which we, as a nation, are greatly indebted.” - President Michael D. Higgins.
Philip made a stirring speech to 600 members of the American Chamber, which you can now watch on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/167854531
Congratulations to Philip from all at OV HQ. We're very proud!
More information here.