The IFTA Television Awards 2015 nominations have been revealed…

Are you happy with these choices?

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The nominations for the IFTA Television Awards 2015 have been revealed – and it’s new TV3 soap Red Rock that is leading the way with seven nods, which will go head to head with rival soap Fair City.

Other notable nominees are Mrs Browns Boys and 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy as well as TV3′s breakfast show Ireland AM up and RTE’s The Voice of Ireland.

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And TV3 will be taking over hosting duties from RTE for the first time, after hosting the film and drama IFTAs in May earlier this year.

The awards will take place at the Double Tree Ballroom on Thursday October 22 2015. Here’s the full list of nominations:


Irish Pictorial Weekly

Moone Boy

Mrs Browns Boys

The Savage Eye


50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy

The Imelda May Show

Ireland AM

The Voice of Ireland


Lords & Ladles – Mind the Gap Films

Nationwide – Fr Browne’s Forgotten War – RTE

The Zoo – Moondance Productions

Wild Ireland -Big Mountain Productions

Live Event

FleadhTV – Gifted Empire

Referendum 2015: RTÉ Live Results Coverage- RTÉ

St Patrick’s Day Concert – BBCNI

Vincent Browne in the George – TV3

Reality & Constructed Factual

A Sporting Chance

Bressies Teenage Kicks


WWOOFail California


Fair City – RTE

Red Rock – TV3


Bing -Brown Bag Films

Lily’s Driftwood Bay – SixteenSouth

Nelly and Nora- Geronimo Productions

Puffin Rock – Cartoon Saloon

Childrens and Young Poeple’s

Our Farm – GMarsh TV Productions

Saol faoi Shráid – Meangadh Fíbín

Shutterbugs – Crossing the Line

Two Tube – RTÉ

Female Performance

Cathy Belton – Red Rock

Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe

Jane McGrath – Red Rock

Deirdre O’Kane – Moone Boy

Martina Stanley – Fair City

Director – Soap and Comedy

Gary Agnew – Fair City

Lisa Mulcahy – Red Rock

Damien O’Donnell – The Savage Eye

Chris O’Dowd – Moone Boy

Director – Television

Darragh Byrne – O Se: A Legacy

Liam McGrath – Dolores Keane: A Storm in the Heart

Maurice Sweeney – Brendan Behan – The Roaring Boy

Patrick Timmons Ward – The Notorious

Editing – Television

Zaini Darragh – Des Bishop Breaking China

Mick Mahon – After Braveheart

Mick Mahon – Rough Rider

Brenda Morrissey – OCD & Me

Current Affairs

A Secret Buried: The Mother and Baby Scandal

Above The Law

Inside Bungalow 3 – RTÉ Investigations Unit

Panorama: Britain’s Secret Terror Deal

Documentary Series

Bliain In Inis Mor – Power Pictures

Darndale – The Edge of Town – Motive Television

The High Hopes Choir -Tyrone Productions

The Shelbourne -Waddell Media

Documentary Single

Close to Evil – Praxis Pictures

Dolores Keane: A Storm in the Heart – Scratch Films Ltd

It Came from Connemara!! – RTÉ

Man on Bridge – El Zorrero Films


BBC Newsline – The Death of Ian Paisley -BBCNI

RTÉ Six One News Graham Dwyer – RTÉ

TG4 Naucht -TG4

TV3 530 News: The Resignation of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan-TV3

UTV Ireland Live -UTV Ireland

Specialist Factual

A Parting Gift – Loosehorse

Áille an Uafáis/A Terrible Beauty – Tile Films

Brendan Behan – The Roaring Boy – Below The Radar TV

Cumann na mBan – Mná na Réabhlóide – Genefile

The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne: Stephen Fry – RTÉ


Arkle – The Legend Lives On -Touchline Media

GAA USA -Sónta Films

The Notorious – Motive Television

Second Captains Live -Second Captains

Irish Language

Aille an Ufais n

An Bronntanas

Ar Intinn Eile

Corp is Anam


Male performance

Sean Mahon – Red Rock

Enda Oates – Fair City

Brendan O’Carroll – Mrs Browns Boys

Chris O’Dowd – Moone Boy

Andy Quirke – Damo and Ivor

Writer – soap and Comedy

Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe

Peter McKenna – Red Rock

Barry Murphy – Irish Pictorial Weekly

Chris O’Dowd & Nick Vincent Murphy – Moone Boy

Camera – Television

Eleanor Bowman – OCD & Me

Michael O’Donovan – The Long Walk

Colm Whelan – Áille an Ufáis /A Terrible Beauty

Ciaran Tanham – Red Rock

Sound – Television

After Braveheart


Dolphins – Ireland’s Ocean

My Fathers War

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