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“The Banshees Of Inisherin” Nominated For An Incredible Nine Academy Awards.

A massive congratulations must go to the three Thurles performers, namely Thurles actress Ms Kerry Condon and Thurles actors Mr Brendan Gleeson and Mr Pat Shortt, latter whom today contributed to the awarding of no less than 9 Academy Award nominations, for the film “The Banshees Of Inisherin”.

Ms Kerry Condon.

The nine nominations are as follows:-

Best Director: Martin McDonagh.
Best Movie: “The Banshees of Inisherin”.
Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Farrell.
Film Editing: Mikkel E. G. Nielsen.
Best Supporting Actors: Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan.
Best Supporting Actress: Kerry Condon.
Original Screenplay: Martin McDonagh.
Original Score: Carter Burwell.

In all Ireland had a record day in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, picking up in total 14 nominations in advance of this year’s Oscars.

An Cailín Ciúin ( Irish – ‘The Quiet Girl’ ) has made history by becoming the first Irish-language film ever to be nominated as ‘Best International Film’.
Maynooth born, Irish actor Mr Paul Mescal has been nominated as best actor for his role in “Aftersun”.
Irish animator, Mr Richard Baneham has been nominated in the best-visual-effects race for Avatar: ‘The Way of Water’.
Dublin’s Mr Jonathan Redmond alongside Australian film editor Mr Matt Villa, has been nominated in the best-editing category for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’.
Hailing from England and Ireland respectively, co-writer/directors Mr Tom Berkeley and Mr Ross White’s Northern Irish film ‘An Irish Goodbye’; shot in rural Northern Ireland, has been nominated for ‘Best Live-Action Short’.

Ádh mór ar gach a bheidh san iomaíocht.

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