Irish stars among TV BAFTAs nominees


Irish stars Anne-Marie Duff, Sharon Horgan, Siobhán McSweeney, Cillian Murphy, Graham Norton, and Fiona Shaw are among the nominees for the BAFTA Television Awards in the UK. DERRY GIRLS McSweeney is shortlisted for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, and the show is also nominated for Scripted Comedy and Writer: Comedy for writer-creator Lisa McGee. PEAKY BLINDERS star Murphy is among the nominees for Leading Actor for his role as Tommy Shelby. It is Murphy’s first BAFTA nomination for his performance as Shelby across six seasons of the show – and PEAKY BLINDERS sole nomination this year.

Nominees List

Irish Television


An Irish Goodbye

Northern Ireland film AN IRISH GOODBYE has won best British short at the Baftas in London. It saw off THE BALLAD OF OLIVE MORRIS and A DRIFTING UP to triumph at the ceremony at the Southbank Centre. Directed and written by Ross White and Tom Berkeley, An Irish Goodbye tells a story of two estranged brothers who come together after their mother’s death.

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Ireland’s BAFTA wins

Kerry Condon

Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan were among the winners on a proud night for Irish cinema at the Bafta awards on Sunday. THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN, which starred Condon and Keoghan, won four awards in all, including best original screenplay. Condon said that winning the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in Banshees was “really surreal”.

Winners List

Irish Film