The 2015 IFTA nominees in full

Frank and Patrick’s Day have topped the list for film nominations with nine, while both Love/Hate and Vikings have the highest number of nominations for a television programme with seven.

The 2015 IFTA nominees in full

The nominees have been announced for this year's Irish Film and Television Awards and there are some major contenders.

Frank and Patrick’s Day have topped the list for film nominations with nine, while both Love/Hate and Vikings have the highest number of nominations for a television programme with seven.

Other films to receive multiple nominations include Glassland with six and I Used to Live Here, Noble and Song of the Sea with three each.

Some may remember Song of the Sea from this year’s oscars?

In the television categories, Charlie, The Fall and Game of Thrones all have three nominations.

This year’s award ceremony will be presented in two halves - the film and drama awards will take place on May 24 in Dublin’s Mansion House, TV3 will broadcast a one-hour Awards Special after the ceremony, and the television awards will not take place until October.

So without futher ado, here are the nominations in full:

Best Film



I Used to live here


Patrick’s Day

Song of the Sea

Director - Film

Lenny Abrahamson – Frank

Gerard Barrett – Glassland

John Carney – Begin Again

Terry McMahon – Patrick’s Day

Script – Film

Gerard Barrett – Glassland

Frank Berry – I Used to Live Here

Will Collins – Song of the Sea

Terry McMahon -Patrick’s Day

Actor in a Lead Role in Film

Moe Dunford – Patrick’s Day

Colin Farrell – Miss Julie

Michael Fassbender – Frank

Jack Reynor – Glassland

Actress in a Lead Role in Film

Tara Breathnach – A Nightingale Falling

Jordanne Jones – I Used to Live Here

Simone Kirby – Jimmy’s Hall

Deirdre O’Kane – Noble

Actor in a Supporting Role in Film

Domhnall Gleeson – Frank

Allen Leech – The Imitation Game

James Nesbitt – Gold

Andrew Scott – Pride

Actress in a Supporting Role in Film

Kerry Condon -Gold

Sinéad Cusack – Queen and Country

Sarah Greene – Noble

Catherine Walker – Patrick’s Day

George Morrison Feature Documentary

Blood Fruit – Ferndale Films

In A House That Ceased To Be – Atlantic Film Alliance

One Million Dubliners – Underground Films

Road – DoubleBand Films

Unbreakable- Ross Whitaker



The Fall Season 2

Game Of Thrones

Love/Hate 5


Director – Drama

David Caffrey – Love/Hate 5

Ciaran Donnelly – Vikings

Colm McCarthy – Peaky Blinders Series 2

Dearbhla Walsh – Penny Dreadful

Script – Drama

Stuart Carolan – Love/Hate 5

Tom Collins/Eoin McNamee/Paul Walker -An Bronntanas

Colin Murphy – The Guarantee

Colin Teevan – Charlie

Actor in a Lead Role in Drama

Jamie Dornan – The Fall Series 2

Aidan Gillen – Charlie

Cillian Murphy – Peaky Blinders Series 2

Tom Vaughan Lawlor – Love/Hate 5

Actress in a Lead Role Drama

Caitriona Balfe – Outlander

Michelle Beamish – An Bronntanas (The Gift)

Maria Doyle Kennedy – Corp + Anam

Charlie Murphy – Love/Hate

Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama

John Connors – Love/Hate

Liam Cunningham – Game of Thrones

Stephen Rea – The Honourable Woman

Andrew Scott – Sherlock: His Last Vow

Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama

Charlotte Bradley – An Bronntanas (The Gift)

Aisling Franciosi – The Fall Series 2

Charlie Murphy – The Village (Series 2)

Mary Murray -Love/Hate 5

Director Of Photography

PJ Dillon -Vikings

Michael Lavelle – Patrick’s Day

James Mather – Frank

Piers McGrail -Glassland

Costume Design

Joan Bergin – Vikings

Consolata Boyle – Miss Julie

Lorna Marie Mugan – Peaky Blinders

Eimear Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh -Jimmy’s Hall


Uná Ní Dhonghaíle -The Missing

Nathan Nugent – Frank

Emer Reynolds – One Million Dubliners

Emer Reynolds – Patrick’s Day

Make-Up & Hair

All is by My Side


Ripper Street


Original Score

Ray Harman – Patrick’s Day

David Holmes – ‘71

Stephen McKeon – Queen and Country

Stephen Rennicks – Frank

Production Design

Tom Conroy – Vikings

Mark Geraghty – Vikings

John Paul Kelly – The Theory of Everything

Donal Woods – Downton Abbey


The Canal


Game of Thrones

Patrick’s Day

International Film



The Imitation Game

The Theory of Everything

International Actor

Steve Carrell – Foxcatcher

Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game

Jake Gyllenhall – Nightcrawler

Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

International Actress

Patricia Arquette – Boyhood

Toni Collette – Glassland

Jessica Chastain – Miss Julie

Julianne Moore – Still Alice

Animation Short

An Ode to Love – Matthew Darragh

Fresh Cut Grass- Boulder Media

Somewhere Down the Line – Julien Regnard

The Ledge End of Phil (from accounting) – Paul Morris

Short Film

Boogaloo and Graham – Michael Lennox / Ronan Blaney / Brian Falconer

I Am Here -David Holmes

Rockmount – David Tynan

Skunky Dog – James Fitzgerald

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CourtsEntertainmentHeathrowPlace: DublinPlace: Mansion HousePerson: Frank GlasslandPerson: Lenny AbrahamsonPerson: Frank Gerard BarrettPerson: John CarneyPerson: Terry McMahonPerson: Gerard BarrettPerson: Frank BerryPerson: Moe DunfordPerson: Colin FarrellPerson: Michael FassbenderPerson: Frank Jack ReynorPerson: Tara BreathnachPerson: Jordanne JonesPerson: Deirdre O’KanePerson: Domhnall GleesonPerson: Frank Allen LeechPerson: James NesbittPerson: Andrew ScottPerson: Kerry CondonPerson: Sinead CusackPerson: Sarah GreenePerson: Catherine WalkerPerson: DayPerson: George MorrisonPerson: Ross WhitakerPerson: David CaffreyPerson: Ciaran DonnellyPerson: Colm McCarthyPerson: Dearbhla WalshPerson: Stuart CarolanPerson: Tom CollinsPerson: Eoin McNameePerson: Paul WalkerPerson: Colin MurphyPerson: Colin TeevanPerson: Jamie DornanPerson: Aidan GillenPerson: Charlie Cillian MurphyPerson: Tom VaughanPerson: Caitriona BalfePerson: Michelle BeamishPerson: Maria Doyle KennedyPerson: Charlie MurphyPerson: John ConnorsPerson: Liam CunninghamPerson: Stephen ReaPerson: Charlotte BradleyPerson: Aisling FranciosiPerson: Mary MurrayPerson: PJ DillonPerson: Michael LavellePerson: James MatherPerson: Frank Piers McGrailPerson: Joan BerginPerson: Julie Lorna Marie MuganPerson: Ní DhonghaílePerson: Nathan NugentPerson: Frank Emer ReynoldsPerson: Emer ReynoldsPerson: Ray HarmanPerson: David HolmesPerson: Stephen McKeonPerson: Stephen RennicksPerson: Tom ConroyPerson: Mark GeraghtyPerson: John Paul KellyPerson: Donal WoodsPerson: Steve CarrellPerson: Benedict CumberbatchPerson: Jake GyllenhallPerson: Eddie RedmaynePerson: Patricia ArquettePerson: Toni CollettePerson: Jessica ChastainPerson: Julie Julianne MooreEvent: Irish Film and Television AwardsEvent: DayEvent: Patrick’s DayOrganisation: TV3Organisation: Ferndale FilmsOrganisation: DoubleBand FilmsOrganisation: Vikings

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