RTE drama Kin wins big at the IFTAs

The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) Film and Drama Awards last night with six wins in total. The series aired on RTE last year and racked up an average of over 621,000 viewers. The series won the award for best drama series while it’s screenwriter Peter McKenna picked up the award for best script. The … Continued

Sarah Greene shares emotional response to IFTA win

Sarah Greene has shared an emotional response to her IFTA win over the weekend. The Irish star won Best Supporting Actress at the Irish Film and Television Awards from her role in hit TV show, Normal People. Sharing her delight at winning to social media she said; “I was a bit overwhelmed and shocked when @travisfimmel said … Continued

Here’s how The IFTAS paid tribute to the late Nika McGuigan

In what will be her final performance, aired for release in cinemas on September 3rd, the late Danika “Nika” McGuigan received serious praise at last night’s Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) awards. Passing away aged 33 in 2019 following a short illness, Nika received the award for Lead Actress for her role in psychological … Continued

Which celebs are presenting at the IFTA’S this year?

The IFTA’s have announced a star studded lineup of guest presenters for this years ceremony. The awards show which is set to take place virtually on the 4th of July at 10pm on Virgin Media One, will be hosted by Gráinne Seoige and will have guest presenters including Colin Farrell, who will present Best Director … Continued

Gráinne Seoige set to host 2021 Virtual IFTA Awards

Gráinne Seoige has been announced as host of the 2021 Virtual IFTA Awards. The awards are going viral this year in order to keep in line with Covid regulations. The journalist and television personality shared her delight at the job, Goss.ie reported she said, “I’m absolutely thrilled to be hosting the IFTA awards this year. … Continued

Normal People receives impressive 15 IFTA nominations

The full list of nominations for the Irish Film and Television Awards 2021 has been announced, with popular series Normal People leading the way. It was the drama that everyone was talking about last spring, and so it’s no real surprise that it has received the most nominations for this year’s IFTAs. The series itself is up for both … Continued

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