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Last year
# ifta awards
Kin and Belfast receive most nominations in the 2022 IFTA Awards
Kin received 13 nominations while Belfast received 10 nominations.
All time
# Irish Film
Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs
The online ceremony will be held in September.
The IFTA Gala Television Awards were on last night and Derry Girls and the Young Offenders did very well
Dermot Bannon also finally won an award!
# winners
Derry Girls and Young Offenders win big at the IFTAs
The ceremony was marked by an emotional tribute from Dermot Bannon to teenager Michael Stokes and a passionate speech by actor John Connors.
# me too
'It hasn't gone far enough': Gabriel Byrne is winning praise for his comments on #MeToo
Including some words for fellow actor Liam Neeson.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year?
Gabriel Byrne has said people making films cheaply here doesn’t actually constitute an industry.
# Challenges
Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'
The legendary actor said that Ireland has the same battle as every small country in succeeding in the film industry.
# Irish Film
Black dresses on the red carpet as gender equality is put on the agenda at IFTA awards
Tonight’s ceremony took place at the Mansion House.
# girls on film
The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women
‘Just imagine a year in which he had five actresses with meaty roles competing for an IFTA. It needn’t be a pipe dream, you know.’
# Awards Season
These are the nominations for this year's IFTA awards
Nominees include Saoirse Ronan, Liam Cunningham, Martin McDonagh, and Frank Berry.
# Frocks
Here are all the gorgeous gúnas from the IFTAs on Saturday night
A bit of style for your Monday morning.
# Awards Season
Ireland's biggest movie stars all nominated for this year's IFTAs
Actress Ruth Negga was nominated for best actress in two categories.
# honoured
Pat Kenny to receive lifetime achievement award at next month's IFTAs
The veteran broadcaster will receive the award for his “superb and distinguished contribution to Irish broadcasting for almost five decades”.
# The vips
13 of the most important things that happened on the IFTAs red carpet
Get up to speed on who was wearing what, ahead of the TV broadcast tonight.
# hairy lemon
Jack Reynor celebrated his IFTA win in the most Irish way
… he took it for pints.
# the frocks
13 of the most important things that happened on the IFTAs red carpet
Glam cam.
Liam Neeson picks up lifetime achievement award as Room wins big at the IFTAs
The actor has been honoured for his thirty years in cinema.
# Awards Season
Brooklyn, Room and Rebellion have all bagged a load of IFTA nominations
There are nominations for Messrs Fassbender and Farrell, as well.
# the gong show
The TV IFTAs were on last night. Here are 12 important things that happened...
Okay, ‘important’ may be overselling it a little.
# and the ifta goes to...
12 important things that happened at tonight's IFTAs
Gay Byrne and Amanda Brunker = #SquadGoals
# Going Down
A LOT fewer people tuned in to the IFTAs this year
Another live awards show will be aired on TV3 this October.
# gongland killing
Love/Hate cleans up - as the IFTAs bounce back from 2014 shambles
TV3 came on board to broadcast the show – after last year’s ceremony was branded “embarrassing” by viewers.
9 important things that happened on the IFTAs red carpet last night
Amy Huberman looking like a princess, Gay Byrne lobbing the gob, and more.
# full list
Here's a full list of IFTA nominees, as the bid to forget last year's 'embarrassing' ceremony begins
The first ceremony’s on 24 May.
# drumroll please
Charlie versus Love/Hate: The nominations for the IFTAS are out
Let’s forget about last year’s ceremony and move on…
# one hour special
The Irish Film Board gives backing to the revived IFTAs
It will be funding the ceremony at a reduced level due to the show’s changed format.
# changing channel
The IFTAs are going to TV3, and they're being split into TWO
The ‘film and drama’ awards will go out in May, and the TV awards will be broadcast in October.
# Your Say
Poll: Do we need the IFTAs?
The Oscar nominations are out today, but what’s happening with Ireland’s ceremony? No-one seems to know.
# that's woof
Greatest lost dog ad ever spotted in Phibsboro
“Very annoying”.
# world of celebs
What's the story with Fassbender shifting Naomi Campbell? Find out in The Dredge
The best of the day’s celebrity filth.
Dáithí Ó Sé and Colm Meaney took a much better IFTA selfie
It was A1 Sharon in comparison to the ‘official’ effort.
# car crash tv
Twitter thought the IFTAs were a holy show
Irish viewers took to social media in their droves to rant about the ceremony.
The Fall pips Love/Hate to the post at the IFTAs
Leading man Jamie Dornan was named Best Actor and Rising Star.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s been talking about John Joe Nevin, Martin McGuinness, and the IFTAs
8 young Irish actors who could be on the brink of global stardom
Saoirse Ronan and co had better watch their backs.
# and the nominees are...
ROG and Páidí Ó Sé documentaries to battle it out for Irish sports film prize
Also shortlisted for this year’s IFTAs are films about the story of Irish cricket and basketball in the 1980s.
# ITFA 2014
Love/Hate dominates IFTA nominations
The RTE drama secured 8 nominations, followed by Calvary and The Stag with 6 each.
# gwan nidge
Love/Hate is now a hit in Monte Carlo
It’s a far cry from dirty Dublin at least.
# good man michael
8 reasons we're glad Michael Fassbender is Irish
Good man yourself Michael. Good man yourself.
# What a Woman
BOD and Hubes just had a baby girl. The world reacts.
‘Little Huberbod’ is our favourite nickname so far.