Stars roll out for the 2017 IFTAS

Stars roll out for the 2017 IFTAS

Some the biggest names in Irish entertainment made their way to the Mansion house in Dublin tonight, to attend the Irish Film and Television Awards.

The biggest award of the night went to A Date for Mad Mary, which took home the gong for Best Film.

Cast of A Date for Mad Mary


Charleigh Bailey received the supporting actress award, also for A Date for Mad Mary.

Charleigh Bailey

Some of the major winners included Colm Meany for best lead Actor (The Journey), Jason O'Mara took best supporting actor for the Siege of Jadotville and Charlie Murphy took best supporting actress in a Drama for Happy Valley.


Colm Meaney

Other winners included Amy Huberman, Danny Bailey and Denise McCormack for her work in Red Rock.

Charlie Murphy


The Rising Star Award went to Patrick Gibson, who gained international acclaim for his role as the troubled Steve Winchell in the hit Netflix series, The OA.

Denise McCormack

One of the shockers of the night was the fact that neither Chris Walley or Alex Murphy took home an acting award for one of the standout Irish films of the year, The Young Offenders.

The film didn't go home empty handed however, it received an IFTA for best script.