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And the winners are... Red Rock scoops a trio of awards at IFTA Television Awards

Published 22/10/2015 | 22:56

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'Red Rock' was the big winner at tonight's IFTA Television Awards as TV3's Irish-made soap scooped three gongs.

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The show collected awards for 'Soap or continuing drama', 'Director soap/comedy' for director Lisa Mulcahy and 'The People's Choice Award'.

Brendan O Carroll received the 'Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy' following the worldwide success of award-winning 'Mrs Brown's Boys. Gay Byrne presented a moving tribute to O'Carroll, which also included messages from Roddy Doyle, Joe Duffy, John McColgan, Rory Cowen and Jason Byrne.

The full list  of winners are:

 

COMEDY

Mrs Browns Boys

 

ENTERTAINMENT

50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy

 

MALE PERFORMANCE IN SOAP OR COMEDY

Enda Oates, Fair City

 

FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN SOAP OR COMEDY

Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe

 

FACTUAL

Wild Ireland

Guests attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Elaine Crowley arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Amanda Brunker arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien
Julian Okines and Amanda Byram arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Danny O'Carroll and Amanda Woods arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Cathy Belton arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Anna Daly and Karen Koster arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Lucy Kennedy arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Brendan O'Carroll and Jenny Gibney arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Jedward arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Alison Comyn arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Lorraine Keane arriving on the red carpet for the IFTA Gala Television Awards at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Lorraine Keane & husband Peter Devlin attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Wesley Quirke, Rosanna Davison attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Maria Walsh at The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Imelda May attendS The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Alan Cantwell attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Norah Casey attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Rosanna Davison attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Andy Quirke, girlfriend Grace Power attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Matt Cooper, wife Aileen Cooper attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Miriam O'Callaghan attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Rosanna Davison signs topless Playboy photo for fan Steve Singleton at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Vogue Williams attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Nadia Forde & grandmother Bernie attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Jedward attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Lucy Kennedy at The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Blathnaid Treacy at The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Blathnaid Treacy, Sinead Kennedy attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Jo Archbold attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
v attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Kathryn Thomas at The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Gay Byrne & wife Kathleen Watkins attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Joe Duffy & wife June Meehan attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
India Mullen attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Pandora McCormick attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Ciara Doherty attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Emma O'Driscoll attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Sinead Kennedy attend The IFTA Awards 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 21.10.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Brendan OCarroll and wife Jennifer Gibney pictured at the IFTA Gala Television Awards 2015 Pic Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

 

REALITY

Connected

 

DOCUMENTARY SERIES

The High Hopes Choir

 

DOCUMENTARY SINGLE

Close to Evil

 

SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA

Red Rock

 

NEWS

BBC Newsline: The Death of Ian Paisley

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Inside Bungalow 3 – RTÉ Investigations Unit

 

SPECIALIST FACTUAL

Cumann na mBan - Mná na Réabhlóide

 

SPORTS

Arkle – The Legend Lives On

 

LIVE EVENT

Fleadh TV

 

CHILDRENS/YOUNG PEOPLES – LIVE ACTION

Our Farm

 

ANIMATION – CHILDRENS/YOUNG PEOPLES

Lily’s Driftwood Bay

 

IRISH LANGUAGE

Corp is Anam

 

DIRECTOR SOAP/COMEDY

Lisa Mulcahy, Red Rock

 

WRITER SOAP / COMEDY

Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe

 

DIRECTOR TELEVISION

Liam McGrath, Dolores Keane – A Storm in the Heart

 

SOUND TELEVSION

John Brennan and Mark Henry, Ceolchuairt

 

EDITING TELEVISION

Mick Mahon, Rough Rider

 

CAMERA TELEVISION

Colm Whelan, Aille an Ufais/A Terrible Beauty

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

Red Rock

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