Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Ireland has had an excellent result in the nominations for the Oscars though Saoirse Ronan is not among the many potential winners that we can claim. Tne Element Pictures produced The Favourite heads the list with ten nominations including for Best Picture, Best...
Close to be Honoured by US-Ireland Alliance

Close to be Honoured by US-Ireland Alliance

Glenn Close will be honoured by the US-Ireland Alliance at the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which will be held at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica on 21 February 2019. Melissa McCarthy, the recipient of an Oscar Wilde Award in 2012, will present Close with...
RTÉ Choice Shortlist Celebrated

RTÉ Choice Shortlist Celebrated

The shortlist for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize, Irish Album of the Year 2018, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced today on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show by Tony Clayton-Lea, chairman of the judging panel. The shortlist is as follows: The...
Rooney Lands Costa Novel Award

Rooney Lands Costa Novel Award

Irish author Sally Rooney has become the youngest ever winner of the Best Novel Category in the Costa Book Awards. She is now one of the five potential winners to be in line for the Main Award as Cost Book of the Year which will be decided by a prestigious panel of...
Element Strike Gold at Globes

Element Strike Gold at Globes

Irish Production Company Element Pictures were celebrating in California last night as The Favourite star Olivia Coleman won the Best Actress Award at the Golden Globe Awards. These are often seen as a serious pointer towards the Oscars next month and The Favourite...
Late Afternoon on Oscar Shortlist

Late Afternoon on Oscar Shortlist

Irish animation has never been in a stronger place and it’s about to get better with news today that Late Afternoon, an animated short film from Cartoon Saloon has been shortlisted for an Academy Award at the 2019 Oscars. The film won the Best Animated Short at...