Former Republic Of Ireland and Leeds United football John Giles and Brother Kevin Crowley are set to receive the Freedom of the City of Dublin following a vote by Councillors last night.
The prestigious award is given to those for their contribution of recipients to the life of Ireland’s capital city.
Mr Burke said he was, “honoured and privileged to propose Brother Kevin Crowley and John Giles for Dublin City’s highest award, the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin”.
Burke went on to say: “Both men are very worthy recipients and are known and admired throughout Ireland and the world for their achievements and work with those in need.”
Br Crowley is known to be one of the founders of The Capuchin Day Centre in Bow Street in 1969 to help homeless people in Dublin city.