Ireland represented in a major way in this year's Oscar nominees 2 days ago

Ireland represented in a major way in this year's Oscar nominees

The Banshees of Inisherin secured a number of nominations, while An Cailín Ciúin and Paul Mescal also received nods.

The nominations for this year's Oscars have been announced and Ireland is well-represented throughout a number of categories.

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Martin McDonagh's comedy-drama The Banshees of Inisherin secured nine nominations, including for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

As expected, Colin Farrell also received a Best Actor nom for his work in the film, while Barry Keoghan, Brendan Gleeson and Kerry Condon all earned supporting nods.

Farrell will face off in the Best Actor race against fellow Irishman Paul Mescal, who was honoured for his work in the acclaimed indie drama Aftersun.

Meanwhile, the Irish-language coming-of-age film An Cailín Ciúin received a nomination in the Best International Film category.

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Also, the Northern Irish short film An Irish Goodbye earned a nod in the Best Live Action short category.

Leading the Oscar nominations is sci-fi adventure Everything Everywhere All at Once with 11, followed by Banshees and German war film All Quiet on the Western Front with nine a piece.

The nominations were on Tuesday (24 January) at a ceremony hosted by Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) and Allison Williams (M3GAN).

The 95th Academy Awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on 12 March.

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It will be hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel in what will be his third time hosting the event.

You can see a list of the Oscar nominations below.

Best Picture

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • Tar
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Women Talking
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Best Director

  • The Daniels, Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans
  • Todd Field, Tar
  • Ruben Östlund, Triangle of Sadness

Best Actor

  • Austin Butler, Elvis
  • Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brendan Fraser, The Whale
  • Paul Mescal, Aftersun
  • Bill Nighy, Living

Best Actress

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  • Cate Blanchett, Tar
  • Ana de Armas, Blonde
  • Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie
  • Michelle Williams, The Fabelmans
  • Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Supporting Actor

  • Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway
  • Judd Hirsch, The Fabelmans
  • Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Supporting Actress

  • Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Hong Chau, The Whale
  • Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Original Screenplay

  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • Tar
  • Triangle of Sadness

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Glass Onion
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Women Talking
  • Living

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes on
  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • The Sea Beast
  • Turning Red

Best International Feature Film

  • Argentina, 1985
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • EO
  • Close
  • An Cailín Ciúin

Best Documentary Feature

  • All That Breathes
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Fire of Love
  • Navalny
  • A House Made of Splinters

Best Original Score

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Babylon
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans

Best Original Song

  • “Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman
  • “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick
  • “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • “Naatu Naatu” from RRR
  • “This Is a Life” from Everything Everywhere All at Once

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