PIC: President Michael D. Higgins proved what a legend he is by complimenting Liam Neeson with this brilliant action film quote 5 years ago

PIC: President Michael D. Higgins proved what a legend he is by complimenting Liam Neeson with this brilliant action film quote

This is one of our favourite ever things.

We recently brought you the full list of winners from the 2016 IFTAs and, in that article, we also prayed and prayed and prayed joked that President Michael D. Higgins and Liam Neeson would soon team up to kick ass in a new Irish action film we've speculatively titled... Dáil Hard.

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You know you love it.

Here's the pair of Irish heroes in Dublin as the President presented the Ballymena man with an IFTA for his Outstanding Contribution To Cinema.

Little did we know, however, that the wee man was such a big fan of the big man's action films, so much so that he even took the time to quote one of Neeson's most famous lines on stage.

Check it out...

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Just read that sentence one more time; At last night's #ifta16 awards, President Michael D. Higgins praised Liam Neeson's 'very particular set of skills'.

Amazing. That is how cool our President is.

And here's the super scene in question, we can just imagine Micky D watching this on repeat in Áras an Uachtaráin...

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Clip via GreatestMovieClips and main image via Twitter/@PresidentIRL