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green carpet

The (Irish) looks on the Oscars beige* carpet

*The Academy says champagne, we say beige.

IT WAS A very Irish night in Hollywood as the 95th Academy Awards were held in the Dolby Theatre. 

There were the “jokes”, that gorgeous acceptance speech/Happy Birthday song, the wins and, of course, the donkey

Although there were no acting awards for the Irish stars, they stood out on the new “champagne carpet” which replaced the traditional red. 

Here are just some of the looks of the Irish nominees.

Paul Mescal

Nominated for Best Actor for Aftersun

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Kerry Condon

Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Banshees of Inisherin

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Colin Farrell and his son Henry 

Nominated for Best Actor for Banshees of Inisherin

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Barry Keoghan and partner Alyson Sandro 

Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Banshees of Inisherin

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Here he is squaring off with a fan.

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Brendan Gleeson

Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Banshees of Inisherin 

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Colm Bairéad and Cleona Ní Chrualaoi 

Filmmakers nominated for An Cailín Ciúin in Best International Film 

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Martin McDonagh 

Filmmaker nominated in multiple categories for Banshees of Inisherin

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Tom Berkeley and Ross White

Winners for Best Live Action Short with their film 

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Jessie Buckley

Not nominated this year, but styling it out in Rodarte

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Richard Baneham

Tallaght man Richard Baneham took home his second ever Academy Award tonight, having been part of the visual effects team for Avatar: The Way of Water. Baneham won his first Oscar in 2010 in the same category for the original Avatar movie.

Here he is, post-award, dressed smartly in a tux with the rest of his team.

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James Martin

The lead actor in An Irish Goodbye, which won for Best Live Action Short. We didn’t get a red carpet shot from our photo services, but the leopard-print suit jacket deserved recognition here. 

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For more coverage of the Oscars, follow our liveblog here  

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