'Maudie' leads Irish Film and Television Academy awards nominations

Full list of nominations revealed for 15th edition of awards.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has unveiled the nominations for its 2018 film and drama awards.

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Now in its 15th year, the event celebrates the best in Irish film and TV from the past 12 months.

In the film categories, Aisling Walsh’s Maudie, starring Sally Hawkins, leads the way with six nominations including best feature film and director.

Cardboard Gangsters, Handsome Devil, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Farthest follow with five nominations, while The Drummer And The Keeper, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, Maze and Michael Inside received four apiece.

The Lodgers, Pilgrimage, Song Of Granite all received three nods, while Lady Bird received two.

In the drama categories, Vikings leads the way on six nominations including best drama, while Game Of Thrones and Peaky Blinders received five each. Paula received four, Acceptable Risk and [link=tt

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