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Sarah Barrett

Oscar nominations 2023: Paul Mescal, Colin Farrell and Kerry Condon among Irish Oscar nominees

The Oscar nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards were announced in LA this afternoon with Ireland raking in 12 nominations.

The event was hosted by actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams, accompanied by the usual gasps, cheers, snubs and surprises.

The 95th Academy Awards will be held March 12 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and televised live on ABC. Jimmy Kimmel will be returning to host the highly anticipated event.

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Ireland received 12 nominations - with 10 going to the Banshees of Inisherin.

Colin Farrell and Paul Mescal have both been nominated for the Best Actor award at the Oscars with the latter getting the nod for his role in Aftersun.

The stakes were high for the Irish in a number of Oscar categories heading into the event, with endless buzz surrounding Martin McDonagh’s the Banshees of Inisherrin, with Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Kerry Condon, Brendan Gleeson, also tipped for awards.

There is great news for Irish film fans as The Banshees of Inisherin was nominated in several categories along with several other Irish productions.

Martin McDonagh was nominated for best director for Banshees of Inisherin, which also got the nod for best picture, best original score, best film editing and for best original screenplay.

Normal people star Paul Mescal was nominated for a Best Actor award for his role in Aftersun while Women Talking star Jessie Buckley missed out in the supporting actress category.

Paul Mescal in Aftersun (HANDOUT)

Kerry Condon has been nominated for best supporting actress for her role in The Banshees of Inisherin.

Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan were both nominated for best supporting actor for Banshees.

An Cailín Ciúin / The Quiet Girl was nominated for best international feature film.

Northern Ireland production An Irish Goodbye has also been nominated for best live action short film.

Popular Irish-language drama An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) will be nominated for the Best International Feature Film category.

The Irish language flick picked up two Bafta nominations last week.

Brendan Gleeson attends "The Banshees Of Inisherin" red carpet at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 05, 2022 in Venice, Italy. (

You can see all the big nominees for the major categories below:

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Basset, Wakanda Forever

Hong Chau, The Whale

Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Insherin

Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All At Once

Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Supporting Actor

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Brian Tyree Henry, “Causeway”

Judd Hirsch, “The Fabelmans”

Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Best Costume Design

Babylon, Mary Zophres

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ruth Carter

Elvis, Catherine Martin

Everything Everywhere All At Once, Shirley Kurata

Mrs Harris Goes To Paris, Jenny Beavan

Best Sound

All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Batman”


“Top Gun: Maverick”

Best Music (Original Score)

All Quiet on the Western Front, Volker Bertelmann

Babylon, Justin Hurwitz

The Banshees of Inisherin, Carter Burwell

Everything Everywhere All at Once, Son Lux

The Fabelmans, John Williams

Best Adapted Screenplay

All Quiet on the Western Front

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Living- Top Gun: Maverick

Women Talking

Best Original Screenplay (written)

The Banshees of Inisherin, written by Martin McDonagh

Everything Everywhere All At Once, written by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert

The Fabelmans, written by Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner

Tar, written by Todd Field

Triangle of Sadness, written by Ruben Ostlund

Best Live Action Short

An Irish Goodbye”


“Le Pupille”

“Night Ride”

“The Red Suitcase”

Best Animated Short

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse”

“The Flying Sailor”

“Ice Merchants”

“My Year of Dicks”

“An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It”

Best Film Editing

The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once”


“Top Gun: Maverick”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

All Quiet on the Western Front”

“The Batman”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”


“The Whale”

Best Animated Feature

All Quiet on the Western Front, Germany

Argentina, 1985, Argentina

Close, Belgium

EO, Poland

The Quiet Girl, Ireland

Best Documentary feature

All that Breathes

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Fire of Love

A House Made Of Splinters


Best Documentary Short

“The Elephant Whisperers”


“How Do You Measure a Year?”

“The Martha Mitchell Effect”

“Stranger at the Gate”

Best Original Song

Applause from Tell It Like A Woman

- Hold My Hand from Top Gun: Maverick

- Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

- Naatu Naatu from RRR

- This Is a Life from Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Cinematography

All Quiet On The Western Front

Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful of Truths


Empire of Light


Best International Feature

All Quiet on the Western Front, Germany

Argentina, 1985, Argentina

-Close, Belgium

EO, Poland

The Quiet Girl, Ireland

Best Production Design

All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Avatar: The Way of Water”



“The Fabelmans”

Best Visual Effects

All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Batman”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

“Top Gun: Maverick”

Best Actress in a leading role

Cate Blanchett, Tar

Ana de Armas, Blonde

Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie

Michelle Williams, The Fablemans

Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Actor in a leading role

Austin Butler, Elvis

Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin

Brendan Fraser, The Whale

Paul Mescal, Aftersun

Bill Nighy, Living

Best Director

Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Steven Spielberg, “The Fabelmans”

Todd Field, “Tár”

Ruben Ostlund, “Triangle of Sadness”

Best Picture

All Quiet on the Western Front

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once”

“The Fabelmans”


“Top Gun: Maverick”

“Triangle of Sadness”

“Women Talking”

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