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Michael Fassbender is to be honoured by the people of Killarney today.

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The famous Hollywood actor from Fossa will receive the honour of the Order of Innisfallen at a special ceremony.

The award is presented by the Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce and supported by Kerry County Council.

It is given to people that have positively affected the economy of Killarney.

Previous winners have included Daniel O’Donnell and Jimmy Deenihan.

The Award will be presented at a special reception at Muckross House in Killarney which will be followed by a Gala evening at the Hotel Europe.

Kate O’Leary, President of Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce says the people of Killarney are very proud of one their most famous sons: