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Red carpet goes green as Ruth Negga, Caitriona Balfe and Colin Farrell lead glamour at Golden Globes

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Ruth Negga arrives at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Ruth Negga arrives at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actress Caitriona Balfe attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actress Caitriona Balfe attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Caitriona Balfe and Ruth Negga at the Golden Globes

Caitriona Balfe and Ruth Negga at the Golden Globes

Caitriona Balfe arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Caitriona Balfe arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actor Colin Farrell attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actor Colin Farrell attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actor Colin Farrell and his mother Rita Farrell arrive at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actor Colin Farrell and his mother Rita Farrell arrive at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Ruth Negga arrives at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

They mightn't have walked away with any statues, but the Irish made their presence known at the Golden Globes.

With three nominations across film and television, it marked one of

This season's most talked about actress Ruth Negga made a splash in a metallic sequin dress by Louis Vuitton, opting to walk the red carpet without her long-term boyfriend Dominic Cooper and instead attended with co-star and fellow nominee Joel Edgerton.

The Irish-Ethiopian actress was nominated in the Best Actress in a Drama category for Loving and is hotly tipped to land an Oscar nomination for the portrayal.

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Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actress Ruth Negga arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

For the second year running, Monaghan native Caitriona Balfe was nominated for the Best Actress in a TV series (Drama) for her role as a time travelling nurse Claire Beecham in Outlander, a cult hit.

And the supermodel turned tv star didn't forget her fashion roots in a delicate peplum navy and orange Delpozo dress. Although she was a winner in the style stakes, she lost out to Claire Foy for The Crown, which was a surprising hit at last night's ceremony.

Actor Colin Farrell, who brought his mother Rita as his date, and opted for a classic black tuxedo by Dolce & Gabbana - which is no great surprise given his previous campaigns for the Italian fashion house.

The Dubliner was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, but lost out to Ryan Gosling for La La Land, which swept the boards.

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Actress Caitriona Balfe attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actress Caitriona Balfe attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Actress Caitriona Balfe attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Golden Globes marks the official start of awards season and there will be plenty more homegrown talent on show over the coming weeks.

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Actor Colin Farrell and his mother Rita Farrell arrive at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

Actor Colin Farrell and his mother Rita Farrell arrive at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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Actor Colin Farrell and his mother Rita Farrell arrive at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards

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