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Saoirse Ronan Accepts Maureen O'Hara Award at Kerry Film Festival
15 Oct 2012 : By Steve Cummins
Saoirse Ronan accepting her award in Kerry on Saturday night
Saoirse Ronan attended the Kerry Film Festival over the weekend where she was honoured with the Maureen O'Hara Award.

The ‘Byzantium’ actress was given the award which celebrates outstanding women in cinema on Saturday night.

After receiving the honour in St John's Church, Ronan said: "I had a wonderful time at the Kerry Film Festival. It was a real honour to receive the Maureen O'Hara Award and I'm delighted I got a chance to meet some of the talented filmmakers at the event. I hope to come back again soon."

A number of other awards were also handed out by the festival’s judging panel over the weekend as the Tralee section of the festival came to a close. The judging panel was comprised of Dave Fanning (Best International Short), director and producer Paul Duane (Best Documentary Short); writer, director and producer Terry George (Best Irish Short category), and Jam Media’s John Rice (Best Animated Short). The full list of winners were:

Student Short
‘Marionette’
Dir: Sam Ranahan

Documentary Short
‘Home Turf’
Dir: Ross Whitaker

Animated Short
‘After You’
Dir: Damien O'Connor

Irish Narrative Short
‘The Boys from County Hell’
Dir: Chris Baugh

International Narrative Short
‘Gold’
Dir: Steve Next

Children's Audience Award
‘Flippin' Bird’
Dir: Maureen Walshe

Audience Award
‘Toy Soldier’
Dir: Mike Hayes The Kerry Film Festival continues in Listowel (October 16-18), Kenmare (October 18) and Waterville (October 25).


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