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This month
May 2023
# siobhan mcsweeney
'Wise up': Derry Girls actor channels Sister Michael to blast 'ignorance' of Stormont deadlock
Siobhán McSweeney used her Bafta win last night to poke fun at the lack of an executive in Stormont.
# TV
Derry Girls and Bad Sisters win big at the Baftas
Actress Siobhán McSweeney, winning for her role as Sister Michael, delighted the audience with a humourous and heartfelt speech.
This year
Irish at the Baftas: A shoutout to kids from Summerhill and a bit of Gaeilge on the red carpet
Here’s a look at some of the best Irish moments from the award show last night.
Paul Mescal spoke a few words as Gaeilge on the red carpet.
Barry Keoghan dedicated the award to children from Summerhill, Dublin, where he grew up.
Kerry Condon gave a shoutout to her dogs and horses.
The Banshees Of Inisherin has won four BAFTAs
# winners
The Banshees Of Inisherin has won four BAFTAs
Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon were among the winners.
# Your Say
Poll: Which film do you think should win at the Baftas tonight?
The film awards will be broadcast this evening.
# Banshees of Inisherin
Poll: Have you been to the cinema lately?
A host of Irish films and actors have been nominated this awards season.
Irish talent shines as Banshees and An Cailín Ciúin receive several BAFTA nominations
Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy received 10 nominations.
# Banshees of Inisherin
Irish films make BAFTA longlist including The Banshees of Inisherin and An Cailín Ciúin
Four of the cast members from The Banshees of Inisherin are nominated for their performances.
Last year
# winners
The Power of the Dog wins big at BAFTAs as stars hit out at Ukraine war
The Power of the Dog is now also the favourite for the Best Picture Oscar.
# Awards
Kenneth Branagh's Belfast scoops six nominations in Baftas shortlist
Ruth Negga and Jessie Buckley are among Irish actors nominated in the awards.
All time
# irish interest
Barry Keoghan, Niamh Algar and Wolfwalkers receive Bafta nominations
Nomadland and Rocks lead the nominations with seven apiece.
# Film
1917 cleans up as Joaquin Phoenix and Prince William both call out lack of Bafta diversity
Sam Mendes WW1 film won seven of the nine prizes it was nominated for.
# Awards
Irish actors Saoirse Ronan and Jessie Buckley nominated for Bafta awards, amid criticism over lack of diversity
Both women are nominated in the Leading Actress category.
# Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen movie director Bryan Singer's BAFTA nomination suspended over sexual assault allegations
The director has dismissed the fresh claims of sexual misconduct.
# Award Season
Irish-produced film The Favourite leads the way with 12 Bafta nominations
Element Pictures’ period comedy/drama is up for best film, best director, best actress and best supporting actress.
Irish actors Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley have made the BAFTA rising star shortlist
Go on the Irish.
There's a heap of Irish talent nominated for this year's BAFTAs
Sharon Horgan has received two nominations for Catastrophe.
# jennifer lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence told Ronan Keating that her 'rude' response to Joanna Lumley at the BAFTAs was an inside joke
She was simply trying to avoid a Mean Girls moment.
# glow girl
Saoirse Ronan's makeup artist ditched the contouring to give her a Glossier glow at the BAFTAs
Get that glow.
# jennifer lawrence
Twitter is bloody raging with Jennifer Lawrence for insulting a British 'national treasure'
Not a good move.
# Allison Janney
Allison Janney stuck up for Kate Middleton when Twitter went for her BAFTA dress yesterday
Good woman, yourself.
Domestic violence protesters invaded the BAFTA red carpet last night in support of Time's Up
Celebs also continued to wear black in silent protest.
# british academy
Five Baftas for Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards'
The drama scooped best film, while Saoirse Ronan lost out to Frances McDormand in the best actress category.
Actress Emma Watson donates £1 million to kickstart new anti-sexual harassment campaign
The fund was announced in an open letter supporting the Time’s Up movement, signed by 200 women.
# Awards
Saoirse Ronan is in the running to pick up a Bafta next month
The Carlow actor is nominated for her role in Lady Bird.
# stop doing this
Leo DiCaprio thanked 'British actor Daniel Day-Lewis' in his BAFTAs speech
And people are irritated.
10 of the most important moments from last night's BAFTAs
Domhnall and Carrie, sittin’ in a tree…
# stop doing this
Leo DiCaprio thanked 'British actor Daniel Day-Lewis' in his BAFTAs speech
And people are irritated.
# kisscam
Michael Fassbender refused to shift his girlfriend at the BAFTAs
Being too mortified to kiss your girlfriend on camera? Sounds like typical Irish lad behaviour to us.
# winner
Brooklyn scoops award for outstanding British film
The BAFTAs are taking place this evening in London.
# Hands Off
A Sky News reporter reckons referring to Saoirse Ronan as British is 'a compliment'
Richard Suchet has doubled down on comments he made about the actress yesterday.
# Fair play
Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender nominated for BAFTAs
The Irish actors got some great news this morning.
# Best Bits
BAFTAs: The best speeches, winners and jokes from the night
There was even a dog on the red carpet…wearing a dickie bow.
Moone Boy and Mrs Brown's Boys among Irish nominated for TV BAFTAs
Who’ll be a winner?
# in memoriam
People are very mad that Bob Hoskins was left out of the BAFTA memorial film
Actor and comedian Rik Mayall was also omitted from the reel.
# Best dressed
16 of the biggest rides from the BAFTAs red carpet
Actors. They’re a good-looking bunch.
# tom f***ing cruise
The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs
Including Stephen Fry getting the shift.
# serge of nausea
Here are the greatest unimpressed reactions to Kasabian at the BAFTAs
Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Natalie Dormer, and a lot of people on Twitter.
# tv picks
What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday
Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.
The Theory of Everything and Birdman lead BAFTA nominations
The nominations were announced this morning.