The nation of Ireland usually pops up in some way, shape or form at the Academy Awards. This year is no exception, with no less than six different Oscars having the potential to end up in Irish hands on the night. Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender are flying the tri-coloured flag for Best Actress and Best actor for their roles in Brooklyn and Steve Jobs respectively, while there are also Irish films nominated for Best Feature and Best Short Film.
Ireland’s involvement in the Oscars runs much deeper than simply being nominated for awards. You can find out all about Ireland’s lace in academy Award history in this infographic by Littlewoods Ireland.
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