Film director and Annamoe resident John Boorman will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from Wicklow County Council today.
The director has an impressive list of films that includes Deliverance, Zardoz, Exorcist II: The Heretic, Excalibur and The General.
County Wicklow has been used as a backdrop in many of his productions.
He has lived in Annamoe since 1969 and but has decided to relocate to be closer to his son Charley who lives in Surrey.
The ceremony will take place in the Council Chamber today, Wednesday, November 16, starting at 6 p.m.