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Oscars 2023: Maynooth's Paul Mescal Up Against Colin Farrell For Best Actor

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The Banshees of Inisherin gets nine nominations

Maynooth's Paul Mescal has been nominated for an Oscar, for his role in Aftersun

There has been 14 Irish nominations in a variety of categories at the Oscar nominations.

The Banshees of Inisherin received nine nods.

Colin Farrell has got his first ever nod for Best Actor, while Paul Mescal has got a nomination for his critically acclaimed performance in Aftersun.

The Banshees of Inisherin has been nominated for Best Picture, while Martin McDonagh has been nominated in the Best Actor category.

While Brendan Gleeson and Kerry Condon have also been nominated for Best supporting role in the same film.

The Oscars take place on the 13th of March.

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