Here's the full list of IFTA nominations for 2018

The full list of nominations for this year's Irish Film and Television Academy Awards have been unveiled.

Saoirse Ronan ranks high in the nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Film Role, while the Midas Touch of Love Hate sees both John Connors and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor go head-to-head (not for the first time) as they receive nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Film Role.

Elsewhere, Barry Keoghan receives a Best Supporting Actor nod for his chilling role in The Killing of a Sacred Deer, while Niamh Algar is one of the nominees for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in The Drummer and the Keeper.

Fresh from his Golden Globe win, Martin McDonagh receives nominations for Best Director and Best Screenwriter for his critically acclaimed black comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

The 2018 IFTA Film and Drama Awards ceremony takes place on February 15th. See the full list of nominations below:

Nominees for Actress in a Leading Role Film

Sarah Bolger, Halal Daddy

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Ann Skelly, Kissing Candice

Nominees for Actor in a Leading Role Film

John Connors, Cardboard Gangsters

Colin Farrell, The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Dafhyd Flynn, Michael Inside

Fionn O Shea, Handsome Devil

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Maze

Nominees for Actor in a Supporting Role Film

Barry Keoghan, The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Jacob McCarthy, The Drummer and The Keeper

Andrew Scott, Handsome Devil

Fionn Walton, Cardboard Gangsters

Barry Ward, Maze

Nominees for Actress in a Supporting Role Film

Niamh Algar, The Drummer and The Keeper

Sarah Carroll, The Limit Of

Deirdre O Kane, Halal Daddy

Victoria Smurfit, The Lears

Fionna Hewitt Twamley, Cardboard Gangsters

Nominees for Actress in a Lead Role Drama

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Elaine Cassidy, Acceptable Risk

Denise Gough, Paula

Amy Huberman, Striking Out

Ruth Negga, Preacher

Nominees for Actress in a Supporting Role Drama

Angeline Ball, Acceptable Risk

Eva Birthistle, The Last Kingdom

Jessie Buckley, Taboo

Charlie Murphy, Peaky Blinders

Genevieve O’Reilly, Tin Star

Nominees for Actor in a Leading Role Drama

Richard Dormer, Rellik

Adrian Dunbar, Line Of Duty

Brendan Gleeson, Mr Mercedes

Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders

Chris O Dowd, Get Shorty

Nominees for Actor in a Supporting Role Drama

Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones

Moe Dunford, Vikings

Aidan Gillen, Game of Thrones

Owen McDonnell, Paula

Jason O Mara, Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Nominees for Director Film

Frank Berry, Michael Inside

John Butler, Handsome Devil

Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Mark O Connor, Cardboard Gangsters

Aisling Walsh, Maudie

Nominees for International Film


Lady Bird

Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Nominees for Director Drama

David Caffrey, Peaky Blinders

Rob Quinn, Ackley Bridge

Steve Saint Leger, Vikings

Dearbhla Walsh, Fargo

Nominees for Feature Film

Cardboard Gangsters

Handsome Devil

The Killing of a Sacred Deer


Michael Inside

Song of Granite


Frank Berry, Michael Inside

Stephen Burke, Maze

John Butler, Handsome Devil

Nick Kelly, The Drummer and The Keeper

Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


The 34th

A Cambodian Spring

The Farthest

No Stone Unturned

The Silver Branch


Cry Rosa

For You

The Secret Market

The Tattoo

Time Traveller




Timothee Chamelet, Call Me By Your Name

Ethan Hawke, Maudie

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


Sally Hawkins, Maudie

Sally Hawkins, Shape of Water

Nicole Kidman, The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri



Acceptable Risk

Game of Thrones

Line of Duty


Striking Out



David Caffrey, Peaky Blinders

Rob Quinn, Ackley Bridge

Steve Saint Leger, Vikings

Dearbhla Walsh, Fargo


Ronan Bennett, Gunpowder

Malcolm Campbell, Ackley Bridge

Conor McPherson, Paula

Antoine O Flatharta, Grace Harte



Tom Comerford, Pilgrimage

Richard Kendrick, Song of Granite

Seamus McGarvey, The Greatest Showman

Cathal Watters, Peaky Blinders


Consolata Boyle, Victoria and Abdul

Sarajane Ffrench O Carroll, The Lodgers

Susan O Connor Cave, Vikings

Leonie Prendergast, Pilgrimage


Tony Cranstoun, The Farthest

Dermot Diskin, Peaky Blinders

Una Ni DhonghaIle, Three Girls

Tadhg O Sullivan, Song of Granite


Julie-Ann Ryan & Niamh Glynn, The Cured

Clare Lambe & Sevlene Roddy, Into the Badlands

Lorraine Glynn & Sonya Dolan, The Man Who Invented Christmas

Dee Corcoran & Tom McInerney, Vikings


Ray Harman, The Farthest

Stephen McKeon, Pilgrimage

Stephen Rennicks, Maze

John Gerard Walsh, The Drummer and The Keeper


Stephen Daly, Into the Badlands

Joe Fallover, The Lodgers

Mark Geraghty, Vikings

John Hand, Maudie


Steve Fanagan, Kieran Horgan, The Farthest

Ronan Hill, Onnalee Blank, Mathew Waters, Game of Thrones

Karl Merren Brendan Deasy, Into the Badlands

Marco Dolle, Steve Munro, Garret Farrell, Maudie


Tim Chauncey The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King

Ian Benjamin Kenny Enda O Connor The Farthest

Ed Bruce & Nicholas Murphy, Screenscene, Game of Thrones

Tailored Films & Bowsie Workshop, The Lodgers


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