Garry Hynes named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Garry Hynes received the honour from French Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Vincent Guérend
30 November 2022
Our artistic director Garry Hynes has been named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French Ambassador to Ireland Mr Vincent Guérend during a ceremony at the Résidence de France in Dublin yesterday.
The honour was bestowed on Garry in recognition of her significant work in the arts and the promotion of France-Ireland relations and recognises the contribution of Garry’s work to the cultural influence of France in Ireland and beyond.
The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) was established in 1957 and is awarded by the French Ministry of Culture to recognise eminent artists, writers and scholars for their efforts in promoting the awareness and enrichment of France’s cultural heritage throughout the world.
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