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# Oscars

This month
March 2023
# the quiet girl
Behind the scenes of how they filmed the 'gentle, economical' An Cailín Ciúin
Cinematographer Kate McCullough gives us an insight into the making of the Oscar-nominated film.
Casual references to the 'drunken Irish' are overplayed and wrong - McDonald calls out SNL joke
McDonald says stereotypes are unhelpful and cause annoyance.
# Oscars
President hails ‘remarkable year’ for Irish film as An Irish Goodbye and Richard Baneham triumph
President Higgins said success at this year’s Oscars is ‘testament to the hard work of so many people over recent decades’.
# everything everywhere
'We’re just so proud': Here's how the Oscars looked from inside the winners' room
Everything, everywhere – all at once: Here’s a full rundown of the night.
We had a ringside seat as the winners of the 95th awards were announced.
There were two Irish wins but our highest-profile nominees went home empty-handed.
Everything Everywhere All At Once cleaned up - winning most of the main categories.
Gúnas and tuxes: The looks from the 95th Academy Awards
Oscars 2023: Here are all your winners as Everything Everywhere All at Once cleans up
# Champagne Carpet
Gúnas and tuxes: The looks from the 95th Academy Awards
High-leg splits and fashion forward tuxedos were popular among the Hollywood crowd.
Oscars 2023: Here are all your winners as Everything Everywhere All at Once cleans up
Oscars monologue: 'We have nominees from every corner of Dublin here tonight'
A night of highs and lows for the Irish at the 95th Academy Awards
Live updates from the most Irish Oscars yet.
# Not much luck of the irish
Oscars 2023: Here are all your winners as Everything Everywhere All at Once cleans up
It was a somewhat disappointing night for the Irish.
Oscars monologue: 'We have nominees from every corner of Dublin here tonight'
An Irish Goodbye has won an Oscar - and they sang Happy Birthday to its star on stage
# green carpet
The (Irish) looks on the Oscars beige* carpet
*The Academy says champagne, we say beige.
# Academy Awards
Oscars monologue: 'We have nominees from every corner of Dublin here tonight'
Jimmy Kimmel also said: “Five Irish actors are nominated tonight, which means the odds of a fight onstage just went way up.”
# Academy Awards
An Irish Goodbye has won an Oscar - and they sang Happy Birthday to its star on stage
Actor James Martin celebrated his birthday today.
# Quiz
QUIZ: A history of the Irish at the Oscars
Or as we call them, Na hOscaireacha.
# banshees
SNL under fire for joke playing on Irish stereotypes ahead of Oscars
Impressions of Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson included jokes about the Irish accent and alcoholism.
# Academy Awards
QUIZ: How much do you know about these controversial Oscars moments?
Only last year, the infamous Will Smith Oscars slap broke the internet, and helped to boost publicity massively for the awards.
# hollywood update
Rainy LA brings taste of home to Irish Oscars hopefuls - but who will win tomorrow?
Saturday sees some downtime before Sunday’s big event.
Darach Ó Séaghdha: Why Martin McDonagh’s Englishness shouldn’t be disregarded
The acclaimed director’s success is a product of a hybrid identity perspective – and that should be celebrated, Darach Ó Séaghdha writes.
# hollywood report
Oscars countdown: Champagne carpets and behind the scenes of the winners' press room
As rain arrives in LA, the Irish Oscar hopefuls are on a two-day countdown.
# awards rush
'The Irish are on fire': Stars walk the 'green carpet' for Oscar Wilde Awards in LA
Kerry Condon, Jessie Buckley and Eve Hewson were all honoured at this year’s event.
# green carpet
To win or lose in LA: Ireland's Oscar hopefuls land in Hollywood and prepare for awards whirlwind
The nominees have arrived in LA for this weekend’s ceremony. Here’s what’s ahead of them.
# Academy Awards
'A mad train that goes 100 miles an hour' - Paul Mescal on his 'whirlwind' Oscars experience
The Maynooth native joins a number of other Irish actors nominated for Sunday’s awards in LA.
# banshees
Oscar nominee Barry Keoghan criticises BA for losing luggage on flight to the awards
Keoghan said he had brought ‘tons of sentimental stuff’ for the show on Sunday and that the airline could not ‘seem to be helpful in one bit’.
# lights camera action
'There'll be a real Irish vibe': Ireland's Oscar hopefuls set off from Dublin for Hollywood
Irish cast and crew are LA-bound for the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday.
# Culture
Catherine Martin to meet with Sony and Disney studios during LA trade mission to Oscars
Martin will seek to strengthen working relationships between the Irish screen sector and some of the world’s largest film studios.
# Oscars slap
Chris Rock hits back at Will Smith during Netflix livestream
The 58-year-old comedian was performing in his first stand-up special since last year’s Academy Awards.
Last month
February 2023
# 95th academy awards
Irish Oscar hopefuls gather for annual celeb-packed nominees luncheon
Also present were celebrities including Tom Cruise, Michelle Yeoh and Rian Johnson.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you watch awards shows?
Viewing figures for the big awards shows have been up and down in recent years.
# Awards Season
Highly-nominated actress left out from Oscars says racism and misogyny play role in awards
Danielle Deadwyler was overlooked in the Best Actress category at the Oscars despite picking up a slew of nominations elsewhere.
January 2023
# Podcast
The Explainer: How did Ireland get so many Oscar nominations?
Listen in to hear reporter Aoife Barry on how it happened – and what it means for the film industry.
# Oscars
Paul Mescal's mam says she was 'folding the washing' due to stress as son received Oscar nod
Mescal is nominated for his part in Aftersun.
# an cailín Ciúin
An Cailín Ciúin becomes first ever Irish language film to be nominated for Oscar
The film stars Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, and Andrew Bennett.
# Academy Awards
Oscars: Record day for Ireland as Banshees of Inisherin and An Cailín Ciúin scoop nominations
The 95th Oscars will be held on Sunday, 12 March live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
# Academy Awards
What Irish films and actors could be up for nomination at this year's Oscars?
Here’s a guide to what to watch out for.
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?
The nominations for the 95th Oscars are being announced on Tuesday.
# ireland on film
How the Irish-language film An Cailín Ciúin became an Oscar contender
The director, producer and Screen Ireland talk us through publicity, marketing and distributing the lauded film across the world.
# Banshees of Inisherin
Poll: Have you been to the cinema lately?
A host of Irish films and actors have been nominated this awards season.
Last year
# Will Smith
'It's been a minute': Will Smith says he is 'deeply remorseful' after Oscars slap in new video
The actor was banned from attending the Academy Awards after he slapped Chris Rock on stage.
# Wild Wild Will
Will Smith banned from Oscars ceremonies for 10 years after Chris Rock slap
Attendees of the ceremony watched as Will Smith stormed onstage and hit Chris Rock.
# Slapgate
Police were 'ready to arrest' Will Smith after Oscar slap, producer says
“They were laying out the options… Chris was like, ‘I’m fine’.”
# Hollywood
Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap
Smith could face expulsion from the Academy for the open-handed slap.
# Hollywood
Will Smith says sorry to Chris Rock over Oscars slap as Academy launches probe
Smith was named best actor shortly after he hit Chris Rock over a joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.
# Oscars
Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight
Smith took to the stage after Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.