Liam Neeson offered freedom of Ballymena
Ballymena Borough Council has unanimously agreed to offer Liam Neeson the Freedom of the Borough.
At a council meeting on Monday evening, Mayor of Ballymena PJ McAvoy proposed that the actor should be given the award.
The Oscar-nominated actor is best known for his starring roles in the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace, Schindler's List and Michael Collins.
It is expected that a ceremony could take place next year.
Julie McCullough reports for BBC Newsline.