Oscar Noms For Irish In 90th Academy Awards!

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The 90th Academy Awards, better known as ‘The Oscars’ will take place on Sunday, March 4th. And the nominees….. have just been announced! We’re feeling very proud to say that there are five Irish nominees included in the list.

Leading Actress

Ladybird herself, Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in the hit film, yes… ‘Ladybird’. The 23 year old actress won a Golden Globe for the role earlier this month and was rumoured to be nominated for a golden statue too. ‘Ladybird’ also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (Laurie Metcalf), and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture (Greta Gerwig).

Saoirse will face tough competition on the night, in the form of the following leading ladies:

 

Best Picture

‘Ladybird’ is also nominated for the Best Picture. But we’re more excited about the Irish nominee. Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri’ has also been nominated for Best Picture and Best Screenplay. McDonagh was born in London to English parents and holds dual citizenship. Check out his competition:

 

Leading Actor

The next Irish nominee is no stranger to the Hollywood Awards circuit or The Oscars, having won three already. Daniel Day Lewis will go up against the below for the Oscar for Leading Actor for his role in ‘Phantom Thread’:

 

Animated Feature

Kilkenny based, Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon have secured a nomination for Best Animated Feature for ‘The Breadwinner’, which was executively produced by Angelina Jolie.  Their competition is as follows:

 

Costume Design

Irish costume designer Consolata Boyle has been nominated for an Oscar for her work on ‘Victoria and Abdul’. She goes up against the following:

For a complete list of noms, visit the official Oscars website www.oscar.com