Host of TV Stars for IFTA Gala Awards Night
Stars of Ireland’s TV screens will light up the red carpet at this year’s IFTA Gala Television Awards Ceremony on Thursday night at the prestigious RDS Concert Hall, and broadcast on TG4 at 9.25pm on Saturday June 2nd. Read More..
BAI Sponsors Documentary Single Category At IFTA Gala Television Awards 2018
The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) will continue their partnership with the Academy, through their support of the IFTA Documentary Single Award at this year’s ceremony. Read More..
Jason Byrne Announced as the New Host of the IFTA Gala Television Awards 2018
The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce that award-winning Irish comedian Jason Byrne will host the 2018 IFTA Gala Television Awards, taking place at the RDS Concert Hall, on Thursday 31st May 2018. Read More..
GALA TV Presenter of the Year Award
IFTA and Gala Retail have today announced the Nominees for the Gala TV Presenter of the Year Award. This prestigious Award will recognise the skill, professionalism, talent and dedication of Ireland’s leading broadcasters who are currently working across Irish screens every week. Read More..
Full List of Nominees for IFTA Gala Television Awards 2018
The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce the Nominees for the 2018 IFTA Gala Television Awards. The Nominees are announced in 23 strongly contested Television categories; from entertainment, comedy, Soap and Performance to factual, current affairs and news across all of the Irish broadcasters. Read More..
Full List of Nominees for IFTA Gala Television Awards 2018
See the complete list of nominees for this year's IFTA Television Gala Awards. Read More..
Shay Healy to Recieve the IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award
The Irish Film & Television Academy has announced that veteran broadcaster, songwriter and journalist, Shay Healy, is to receive the IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding achievement across a diverse body of work spanning 55 years in Television and Entertainment in Ireland. Read More..
Liam Cunningham To Lead St Patrick's Festival Parade
IFTA Award winning actor, Liam Cunningham will be leading 2018's St Patrick's Festival Parade in Dublin. He will be leading as Grand Marshal, He was chosen in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Irish acting. Read More..
IFTA Film & Drama Awards Ceremony Winners
IFTA announce the winners for the 2018 Film & Drama Awards. Congratulations to all nominees and winners. The ceremony will be broadcast on RTE One at 10:45pm on Saturday 17th February 2018. Read More..
Spotlight Casting Director Award 2018
Ros Hubbard is awarded the Spotlight Casting Director Award at the 2018 IFTA Film & Drama Awards for her long, tremendous career. Ros Hubbard has cast a wealth of Irish talent over the years for some of the biggest films in the world. Read More..
IFTA Announce IFB Rising Star Nominees 2018
IFTA announce the 2018 nominees for the Rising Star Award, selected by a special jury and sponsored by the Irish Film Board. Read More..
Gabriel Byrne to be Honoured in Dublin
Gabriel Byrne will receive the prestigious Irish Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding achievement across both film and television. The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins will officially present the Award at the Ceremony on 15th February. Read More..
IFTA Announce Film & Drama Nominees 2018
Liam Cunningham and Deirdre O'Kane announce nominees across Feature Film, Drama, Documentary, Short and Animation announced Read More..
IFTA Announce IFB Rising Star Nominees 2017
Selected by a special jury and sponsored by the Irish Film Board Read More..
Deirdre O’Kane to Host the IFTA Awards on RTÉ One
Irish actress and comedienne Deirdre O’Kane will host the 2017 IFTA Film & Drama Awards, taking place in Dublin Read More..
IFTA Nominations Announced for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2017
The countdown begins for the Irish film industry’s biggest night of the year, acknowledging and rewarding the industry’s great work and achievements in this Golden Age of Irish Cinema Read More..
Michael Gambon - Lifetime Achievemt Award
IFTA is delighted to present Irish Actor Michael Gambon with the Lifetime Achievemt Award at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2017 Read More..
Al Porter winner of the Gala Rising Star Award
The twenty-three year old comedian was revealed as the recipient of the prestigious award. Read More..
See all the latest images from the IFTA Gala Television Awards in our gallery
See all the latest images from the IFTA Gala Television Awards in our gallery Read More..
IFTA Gala Television Winners 2016
The IFTA Gala Television Awards will be broadcast on TV3 on Sunday at 10pm Read More..
IFTA Gala Television Host Amanda Byram
Amanda Byram takes the Helm for her second year as IFTA Gala Host Television Host Read More..
Mícheál Ó Meallaigh to be honoured with Outstanding Contribution to the industry and to the Irish Languages
Mícheál will be recognised at IFTA Gala Television Awards for his Outstanding Contribution Read More..
IFTA Gala Television Awards Nomination
IFTA is delighted to announce the Nominees for the 2016 IFTA Gala Television Awards, Read More....
Roma Downey Tribute
Bob Geldof, Oprah Winfrey, Regis Philbin and Jack Huston are voices in praise of Roma Downey's work as she receives the IFTA - Irish Diaspora Award Read More....
Liam Neeson Tribute
Scorsese, Spielberg & Harrison Ford lead the Tributes for Liam Neeson on receiving the Award for his 'Outstanding Contribution To Cinema' Read More....
IFTA announces winners of IFTA Film & Drama Awards
The winners of the 2016 IFTA Awards for Film and Drama were revealed at a star-studded awards ceremony Read More....
Stars Gather for Irish Celebration at IFTA Awards
This Saturday, April 9th, the gallant stars of Ireland’s Golden Year of film will return home for the 2016 IFTA Film & Drama Awards. Read More....
IFTA Announces 2016 Rising Star Nominees with irish Film Board Rebecca Daly, Stephen Fingleton,Barry Ward and Alex Fegan are this years Nominees Read More....
Roma Downey to Receive the Inaugural Irish Diaspora Award
Golden Globe and Emmy nominated Roma Downey has been chosen to receive the inaugural ‘Irish Diaspora Award’ presented by the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) in association with the Office of the Minister for Diaspora Affairs. Read More....
IFTA congratulates Irish winners at 88th Academy Awards
IFTA would like to congratulate all the Irish Oscar nominees and winners from the 88th Academy Awards, which took place in Los Angeles on February 28th. Dublin filmmaker Ben Cleary’s won the Oscar for Short Film while Brie Larson won Best Actress for her performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s Room. Read More....
Liam Neeson to be Honoured In Dublin at the 2016 IFTA Awards on April 9th
The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce that acclaimed Irish Actor Liam Neeson will be honoured with the Irish Academy (IFTA) Award for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Cinema’ at the 2016 annual IFTA Film & Drama Awards Read More....
2015 IFTA Gala Television Awards Winners Annouced
Winners of the 2015 IFTA Gala Television Awards have been announced at a glittering Ceremony at Double Tree Hotel in Dublin Read More....
Brendan O'Carroll to receive the IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award
IFTA is delighted to announce that Brendan O’Carroll will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy Read More....
People’s Choice Award – the Gala TV Show of the Year
Irish public will get THEIR say on what they think is this year’s Best TV Show Read More....
Amanda Byram to Host IFTA Gala Television Awards
IFTA is delighted to announce that Irish broadcaster Amanda Byram will host the IFTA Gala Television Awards on October 22nd Read More....
Nominees for the 2015 IFTA Gala Television Awards Announced
The IFTA Gala Television Awards Ceremony, is set to be Irish television’s biggest night of the year, acknowledging and rewarding the achievements.. Read More....
IFTA Announce Gala as Headline Sponsor for annual Television Awards
IFTA, the Irish Film & Television Academy, has confirmed that GALA, the Irish retail convenience gro9p with 200 stores countrywide... Read More....
IFTA has selected the feature film Viva as Ireland’s submission for the Foreign Language category at the 88th annual Academy Awards.... Read More....
All Award presentations are now available to view in full on the IFTA YouTube Channel.
The broadcast of the IFTA Awards Special on TV3 had a combined reach of 329,000. Here, we talk to some of the nominees on the night, including Best Film winner Tomm Moore of Cartoon Saloon and Script Film winner Terry McMahon.
The 2015 IFTA Film & Drama Awards ceremony, presented by Caroline Morahan, took place last Sunday, May 24 and aired on Bank Holiday Monday on TV3. Here, we take a closer look at the production team behind this year’s ceremony.
Red Carpet Showdown as stars of Vikings, Game of Thrones and Love/Hate converge at the IFTA’s
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) and the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) are delighted to announce the Rising Star Award nominees for 2015, the winner of which will be announced at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards ceremony on Sunday, May 24.
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) is delighted to announce Irish actress and TV Presenter Caroline Morahan will host the IFTA Film and Drama Awards on May 24th.
The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce that legendary writer/director/producer Jim Sheridan will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015