The Fall nominated for Irish TV award

The Fall nominated for Irish TV award

Belfast-based drama The Fall has been nominated in the best television drama category at this year's Irish Film and Television Awards.

Co Down actor Jamie Dornan - who plays serial killer Paul Spector in the popular series - has also been shortlisted for best actor in a leading role.The IFTAs honour the best in Irish productions and acting talent.Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed in Northern Ireland, has also been nominated in the best drama category, with Liam Cunningham and Aiden Gillian both shortlisted for the best supporting actor award.Meanwhile Coleraine born actress Michelle Fairley, who played Catelyn Stark in the HBO series, has been nominated for the best supporting actress award.Irish funnyman turned Hollywood star, Chris O'Dowd, has been shortlisted for the best actor in a leading role award for his part in the hit series Moone Boy.In the film categories Colin Farrell is included among the best supporting actor nominees for his role in Saving Mr Banks, as has Irish born Michael Fassbender for 12 years a Slave.The awards will be presented at a ceremony in Dublin on 5 April.List of IFTA nominees:FilmByzantiumCalvaryRun & JumpThe SeaThe StagDirector FilmJohn Butler, The StagNeil Jordan, ByzantiumJohn Michael McDonagh, CalvaryRuairi Robinson, The Last Days on MarsScript FilmJohn Banville, The SeaAilbhe Keogan, Run & JumpJohn Michael McDonagh, CalvaryJohn Butler and Peter McDonald, The StagActor in a Lead Role FilmBrendan Gleeson, CalvaryDomhnall Gleeson, About TimeCiarán Hinds, The SeaAndrew Scott, The StagActress in a Leading Role FilmAntonia Campbell-Hughes, 3096 DaysJane McGrath, Black IceSaoirse Ronan, ByzantiumKelly Thornton, Life's A BreezeActor in a Supporting Role FilmColin Farrell, Saving Mr.BanksMichael Fassbender, 12 Years A SlaveEdward MacLiam, Run & JumpPeter McDonald, The StagActress in a Supporting Role FilmSinead Cusack, The SeaFionnula Flanagan, Life's A BreezeAmy Huberman, The StagOrla O'Rourke, CalvaryInternational Film12 Years a SlaveGravityPhilomenaThe Wolf of Wall StreetInternational ActorLeonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall StreetMichael Douglas, Behind the CandelabraChiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a SlaveMatthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers ClubInternational ActressAmy Adams, American HustleCate Blanchett, Blue JasmineSandra Bullock, GravityJudi Dench, PhilomenaDrama in association with the Broadcasting Authority of IrelandThe FallGame of ThronesLove/HateQuirkeVikingsScript DramaStuart Carolan, Love/HateNeil Jordan, The BorgiasNick Vincent Murphy & Chris O'Dowd, Moone BoyConor McPherson, QuirkeActor in a Leading Role TelevisionGabriel Byrne, QuirkeJamie Dornan, The FallChris O'Dowd, Moone BoyTom Vaughan Lawlor, Love/HateActress in a Leading Role TelevisionEva Birthistle, AmberCharlie Murphy, Love/HateMary Murray, Love/HateDeirdre O'Kane, Moone BoyActor in a Supporting Role TelevisionPeter Coonan, Love/HateLiam Cunningham, Game of ThronesAidan Gillen, Game of ThronesAllen Leech, Downton AbbeyActress in a Supporting Role TelevisionElaine Cassidy, The ParadiseCaoilfhionn Dunne, Love/HateMichelle Fairley, Game of ThronesVictoria Smurfit, Dracula

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