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Hugh O'FlahertyA missionary priest in the Philippines is to receive the 2016 Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award.

Dublin born Fr Shay Cullen, is to receive the award for his humanitarian work as a Columban Missionary in the Philippines.

The Award is presented to people or organisations, which have displayed the same humanitarian ideals and principals of Monsignor Flaherty.

Father Shay Cullen established the PREDA Foundation in Olongapo City, in the Philippines in 1974 to promote human rights, justice and peace.

The Award will be presented to Fr Shay on Saturday evening November 5th at an Award Ceremony in the Killarney Avenue Hotel.