Irish duo receive Oscar nominations

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CIARÁN Hinds and Jessie Buckley have both been nominated for Oscars in their respective categories for the 94th Academy Awards. 

Hinds has been nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the critically acclaimed ‘Belfast’, while Kerry actress Jessie Buckley was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in ‘The Lost Daughter’.

The nominations mark the first time that Hinds and Buckley have been nominated for an Academy Award.

Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ has been nominated in seven categories, including Best Picture and Best Music (Original Song) by Northern Irish singer-songwriter, Van Morrison.

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‘The Lost Daughter’, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal in her directorial debut, has been nominated for three awards, with Best Actress for Olivia Colman and Best Adapted Screenplay.

The 94th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, 27 March at the Dolby Theatre.

List of nominees here: 2022 | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences