"Normal People" And "Dating Amber" Storm IFTA Nominations

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Sally Rooney's Normal People has stormed the nominations at this year's Irish Film & Television Academy Awards.

The smash hit show scooped 15 nominations, including a nod for Paul Mescal who's up for the Best Actor award.

Also in the Drama category, Smother received 11 nominations while Dead Still received 6.

Dating Amber has also leads nominations - the Prime Video movie is up for eight awards.

Fionn O'Shea is up against his former co-star Paul Mescal in the best actor award.

He's up for his part as Eddie, whose journey to coming out as gay in 1990s Ireland captivated audiences worldwide.

Elsewhere, Herself has 6 nominations, while Wildfire, Vivarium, and Broken Law each have 5 nominations.

The ceremony will be broadcast on Virgin Media One on Sunday July 4th and will be held virtually.

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