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2023 Irish Academy Awards Nominations List – The Hollywood Reporter


With only a few days until the 2023 Academy Awards, the hot contender is on Anisherin from Inisherin He was given a huge boost on home soil.

Martin McDonagh’s tragicomedy – which garnered nine Academy Award nominations (an all-time Irish record) – has now garnered the most cinematic nods this year for Irish Academy Awards.

Announced by the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA), Banshee It received 11 nominations, including Best Picture, and as with the BAFTAs and Oscars, the film was nominated in all performance categories for Lead Actor for Colin Farrell (who also received a Supporting Actor nod for Batman) and Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan, and Kerry Condon. Banshee11 nominations is the same number in 2022 collected by Irish-language dramas The quiet girlwhich is now also competing for an Oscar in the international category.

Down the list is Frank Perry’s immigration drama Aisha – Starring Letitia Wright and Josh O’Connor – Received 10 nominations. Other notable nominees include Paul Mescal, both as lead representative of after the sun and supporting actor for God’s creaturesJesse Buckley The woman speaksLiam Neeson Marlowe and Alisha Weir, Youth Leader Musical Matilda by Roald Dahl.

On the TV side, Sharon Horgan’s Apple TV+ comedy series Bad sisters Dominating the block with 12 nominations, including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and nods to nearly all of the ensemble cast, including Horgan, Brian Gleeson, and Daryl McCormack (also a leading actor nominee in the film). Good luck, Leo Grande) and Michael Smiley, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthstle, Eve Hewson, and Sarah Green. The show requests four of its six supporting actress slots.

“What an exciting time now is for the Irish screen industry,” said the Academy’s chief executive, Shane Moriarty. “This fantastic group of nominees is in the running for the Irish Academy Awards, showcasing the world the high standard of acting, filmmaking and storytelling that we have in this country. The Irish Academy is proud to recognize and reward their outstanding work and we look forward to celebrating their achievements at the ceremony.”

See the full list of nominees below.

the best movie

Anisherin from Inisherin
God’s creatures
Rose and Frank

Director – film

Aisha – Frank Perry
Anisherin from Inisherin Martin McDonagh
He is in all of us Antonia Campbell Hughes
Joyride – Emyr Reynolds
Let the wrong person – Conor McMahon
Rose and Frank Rachel Moriarty and Peter Murphy

Text – movie

Aisha – Frank Perry
Anisherin from Inisherin Martin McDonagh
God’s creatures – Shane Crowley
Joyride – Ilbe Keoghan
Let the wrong person – Conor McMahon
Rose and Frank – Rachel Moriarty, Peter Murphy

Leading Actor – Movie

Colin Farrell – Anisherin from Inisherin
Daryl McCormack Good luck, Leo Grande
Anna Hardwick – Lakelands
Liam Neeson – Marlowe
Ole West – Sparrow
Paul Mescal – after the sun

Lead Actress – Film

Alicia Weir – Musical Matilda by Roald Dahl
Bride Ní Neachtain – Rose and Frank
Daniel Galligan – Lakelands
Kelly Gough – Tarak
Sina Kerslake – Palewalter
Zara Devlin – that

Supporting Actor – Film

Andrew Scott – Katherine’s name is Birdie
Barry Keoghan – Anisherin from Inisherin
Brendan Gleeson – Anisherin from Inisherin
Colin Farrell – Batman
Paul Mescal – God’s creatures
Pierce Brosnan – Black Adam

Supporting Actress – Movie

Aisling Franciosi – God’s creatures
Eileen Walsh – that
Eileen Cassidy – wonderland
Jesse Buckley – The woman speaks
Kerry Condon – Anisherin from Inisherin
Kyla Lord Cassidy – wonderland


Best drama

Bad sisters
Conversations with friends
Dairy Girls: The Convention (extended special)
Vikings: Valhalla

Director – drama

Bad sisters – Derbyla Walsh
Conversations with friends Lenny Abrahamson
Maxine Laura Road
to cut – Aoife McArdle
throttle – Dathai Keane
dry – Paddy Breathnash

Text – Drama

Bad sisters – Sharon Horgan
Conversations with friends – Mark O’Halloran
Dairy Girls: The Convention (Extended Special) – Lisa McGee
throttle – Kate O’Riordan
dry – Nancy Harris
senior boy – Ronan Bennett

Leading Actor – Drama

Aidan Turner – suspect
Cunleth Hill – holding
Jason O’Mara – throttle
Kerr Logan – North Sea connection
Stephen Rea – English
Vinnie McCabe – noble appeal

Lead Actress – Drama

Alison Oliver – Conversations with friends
Caitriona Balf – A stranger from home
Dervla Kirwan – throttle
Rosen Gallagher – dry
Sharon Horgan – Bad sisters
Siobhan McSweeney – holding

Supporting Actor – Drama

Brian Gleeson – Bad sisters
Ciaran Hinds – dry
Darrell McCormack – Bad sisters
Michael Smiley – Bad sisters
Mo Dunford – dry
Tommy Tiernan – Conversations with friends

Supporting Actress – Drama

Anne Marie Duff – Bad sisters
Brenda Fricker – holding
Eva Birthstyle – Bad sisters
Eve Hewson – Bad sisters
Genevieve O’Reilly – Andor
Sarah Green – Bad sisters

Other award categories

Documentary about George Morrison

The Artist and the Wall of Death
Ghost of Richard Harris
How to tell a secret
Million dollar bathroom
Northern circular
Nothing compares

A short film with direct impact

Irish Goodbye
Call me mom
Don’t go where I can’t find you
Wed baby
you’re not at home

Animated short film

Candles Light
Dagda’s guitar
red rabbit
Soft handkerchief

character categories


Conversations with friends – Susie Lavelle
How to tell a secret Eleanor Bowman
He is in all of us – Pierce McGrill
dry Cattle Waters
Vikings: Valhalla – Peter Robertson

Fashion design

Aisha – Kathy Strachan
Anisherin from Inisherin Imre nee Moldumhanai
frustrated – Joan Bergen
Enola Holmes 2 – Consolata Boyle
Vikings: Valhalla – Susan O’Connor Cave

production design

Aisha – Tamara Conboy
Bad sisters Mark Geraghty
Mr. Malcolm’s List – Ray Paul
Rose and Frank – Padraig O’Neill
Vikings: Valhalla – Tom Conroy

Hair and makeup

Aisha Dombe Anozie, Liz Byrne
Anisherin from Inisherin – Orla Carroll, Lynn Johnston, Dan Martin
Mr. Malcolm’s List – Eileen Boogie, Sharon Doyle
wonderland – Laurie Ann King, Morna Ferguson
Vikings: Valhalla Joe Whelan, Tom McInerney


Anisherin from Inisherin
Conversations with friends

original music

Good luck, Leo Grande Stephen Rennix
lakelands – diethi
nothing compares – Erin Buckley, Linda Buckley
Rose and Frank – Colm McConne Omayer
dry – Sarah Lynch


Aisha – Colin Campbell
Elvis Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa
Death on the Nile Anna nee Dongale
nocebo – Tony Cranston
Nothing compares – Mick Mahone

visual effects

Anisherin from Inisherin
Weird things
The King’s Woman

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