The Banshees of Inisherin has secured a total of nine Oscar nominations, including Colin Farrell's first-ever nod for the prestigious awards.

The Banshees of Inisherin, extensively filmed on Achill Island, is up for best picture and original screenplay. Its also nominated for best film editing while Martin McDonagh has also been nominated for best director alongside Steven Spielberg for The Fablemans. 

Colin Farrell has been nominated for best actor alongside fellow Irish man Paul Mescal for his role in Aftersun.

Kerry Condon has been nominated for her role in The Banshees of Inisherin under the category for best performance by an actress in a supporting role. 

In another nod for the Banshees of Inisherin, Brendan Gleeson has been nominated for best actor in a supporting role as well as Barry Keoghan. 

Meanwhile, Colm Bairéad’s  is also up for best international feature film. An Cailín Ciúin

An Cailín Ciúin was also among the 15 international feature films to be shortlisted for the prestigious award. It was the first Irish language feature film to ever be nominated for an Oscar.

Set in Northern Ireland, An Irish Goodbye has also been nominated in the best short film category.



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