He was named Best Director of Television at the ceremony in Dublin last night.
Garry Keane, (pictured in centre) a native of The Rock, Ballyshannon said he was “absolutely blown away” with winning the prize, Ireland’s oscars.
Garry is a graduate of DLIAD and has worked in television for the last twenty years, first as a lighting cameraman and for the last twelve years as a director of documentaries. He was nominated by IFTA for Best Director in 2009 for the documentary Brief Encounters of a Sporting Mind.
Garry was born and raised in Ballyshannon and educated at the De La Salle secondary school. He left Donegal in 1984 and went to UC Galway, then spent a year in New York but has always maintained his contact with home.