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Wins for Love/Hate, Sarah Greene and Lifetime Achievement Award for Jim Sheridan at IFTA Awards

Published 24/05/2015 | 21:10

24/5/15 John Vaughan Lawlor, Charlie Murphy, Mary Muray and Peter Coonan pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 John Vaughan Lawlor, Charlie Murphy, Mary Muray and Peter Coonan pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

RTE drama 'Love/Hate' dominated this year's IFTA awards, winning Best Drama, Best Script and Best Lead Actress for Charlie Murphy.

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This year's awards also saw filmmaker Jim Sheridan receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sean Bean presented the award to Sheridan, which was in recognition of his illustrious career spanning three decades and with credits such as 'My Left Foot', 'In America', 'The Field' and 'In The Name of the Father'.

Read more here: Golden girl Miriam O'Callaghan and Love/Hate crew lead the charge on IFTAs red carpet  

The winners of the 12th IFTA Awards for Film and Drama were announced at a ceremony in Dublin, which was hosted by Caroline Morahan in the Mansion House.

The event was hosted by Chief Executive of the Irish Film and Television Academy, Áine Moriarty, who congratulated all winners and nominees working in the Irish film and drama industry.

 

These include directors, writers, actors and filmmakers whose work was showcased throughout the evening. The IFTA Awards are the highlight of Ireland’s film and drama calendar and they celebrate the very best of Irish screen talent across film and television.

Guests who walked the red carpet this evening included Sarah Greene, Andrew Scott, Aisling Franciosi, Sean Bean, Moe Dunford, Deirdre O’Kane, Patrick Bergin, Colin O’Donoghue, Ciaran Hinds, Sean McGinley, Aidan Gillen, Amy Huberman, Clive Standen, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Maud Hirst, Peter Coonan, Aoibhin Garrihy, Tom Vaughan Lawlor, Charlie Murphy, John Connors, Mary Murray, Adrian Dunbar, Stephen Rea and Pat Shortt, Kerry Fox and Catherine Walker.

Guest presenters Caitriona Balfe, Amanda Byram, Sinead Desmond and Miriam O’Callaghan also walked the red carpet to meet with Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke. Other guests included Gay Byrne, Joan Bergin, Bill O’Herlihy, Colette Fitzpatrick, Elaine Crowley, Lisa Cannon, Mark Pollock, Christina Noble and Barry McGuigan.

Charlie Murphy who received the award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for Love/hate at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin.
Photo by Kyran O'Brien
Charlie Murphy who received the award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for Love/hate at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien
Love Hate Writer Stuart Carolan with Stephen Rae at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Michael Chester
Sean Bean who presented Jim Sheridan with the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien NO FEE PIC
Jim Sheridan who received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien NO FEE PIC
Stephen Rae who received the award for the best actor in a supporting role in a drama for The Honourable Woman at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien
Aisling Franciosi who received the award for the best actress in a supporting role in a drama for The Fall Series 2 at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien
Jim Sheridan who received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the IFTA Awards 2015 at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photo by Kyran O'Brien NO FEE PIC
24/5/15 Miriam O'Callaghan and husband Stephen Carson pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Sean Bean and wife Abigail Cruttenden pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Sean Bean with Jim Sheridan pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Miriam O'Callaghan pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Caroline Morohan pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Amanda Byram pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

Also acknowledged on the night was the success of Irish film, The Lobster, (Element Pictures) which won the Prix du Jury at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

This year TV3, IFTA's media partner, will deliver coverage of all the excitement around the Nominees, International Guests and Winners from the Ceremony and the Red Carpet in an exclusive  one hour ‘Awards Special’ programme which will be broadcast on Monday, June 1st.

FULL IFTA 2015 WINNERS’ LIST

Best Film: Song of the Sea

Actor Sean Bean at the IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Actor Sean Bean at the IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Actor Patrick Bergin at the IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Actor Mary Murray IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Catriona Balfe and Michael Doyle IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Actor Catriona Balfe IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
Deirdre O'Kane IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM
24/5/15 Lisa Cannon pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Barry McGuigan and wife Sandra pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Ciaran Hinds pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
24/5/15 Ciaran Hinds and good friend Kate Beaufoy pictured on the red carpet at the IFTA Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron
Actor Adrian Dunbar IFTA Awards 2015 - guests at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, Ireland - 24.05.15. Pictures: Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM

Best Director Film: Lenny Abrahamson for Frank

Best Script Film: Terry McMahon for Patrick’s Day

Irish Film Board Rising Star: Sarah Greene

Best Lead Actor Film: Moe Dunford for Patrick’s Day

Best Lead Actress Film: Deirdre O’Kane for Noble

Best Supporting Actor Film: Domhnall Gleeson for Frank

Best Supporting Actress Film: Sarah Greene

George Morrison Feature Documentary: In A House That Ceased To Be

Best Animation Short: Somewhere Down The Line

Best Short Film: Rockmount

Best Drama in association with BAI: Love/Hate 5

Best Director Drama: Ciaran Donnelly for Vikings

Best Script Drama: Stuart Carolan for Love/Hate

Best Lead Actor Drama: Aidan Gillen for Charlie

Best Lead Actress Drama: Charlie Murphy for Love/Hate

Best Supporting Actor Drama: Stephen Rea for The Honourable Woman

Best Supporting Actress Drama: Aisling Franciosi for The Fall

Best Director of Photography: James Mather for Frank

Best Costume Design: Lorna Marie Mugan for Peaky Blinders

Best Editing: Emer Reynolds for One Million Dubliners

Best Make-Up and Hair sponsored by M.A.C.: Vikings

Best Original Score: Stephen McKeon for Queen and Country

Best Production Design: John Paul Kelly for The Theory of Everything

Best Sound: Patrick’s Day

Best International Film: Boyhood

Best International Actor: Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything

Best International Actress: Julianne Moore for Still Alice

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