Sunday 18 November 2018

IFTA Television Awards 2015 nominations revealed - new TV3 soap Red Rock leads with 7 noms

David Hennessy (Adam Weafer) and Katie Kiely (India Mullen) in Red Rock
David Hennessy (Adam Weafer) and Katie Kiely (India Mullen) in Red Rock
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

The nominations for the IFTA Television Awards 2015 have been released and new TV3 soap Red Rock leads with seven nominations.

As well as facing off with RTE's Fair City in the Soaps category, actress Cathy Belton and Jane McGrath have been nominated for Female Performance, Sean Mahon is in the running for Male Performance, Lisa Mulcahy has been nominated for Director, and Peter McKenna is up for the Writer gong. Ciaran Tanham has also been nominated in the Camera category.

Chris O'Dowd's comedy series Moone Boy, meanwhile, has bagged five nominations for Comedy, Female Performance (Deirdre O'Kane), Male Performance, Director (both Chris O'Dowd), Writer (Chris O'Dowd & Nick Vincent Murphy).

RTE Soap Fair City has four nominations .

O'Dowd is the individual with most nominations at three, while Sharon Horgan has two nominations for Catastrophe (Female Performance and Writer).

The Awards take place on October 22 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Ballsbridge, Dublin.


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