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Ruth Negga & Colin Farrell lead the Irish nominations for the Golden Globes
12 Dec 2016 : Laura Brennan
Ruth Negga and Colin Farrell lead the Irish nominations for the Golden Globes, announced today.

Ruth is nominated in the Best Actress (Motion Picture, Drama) category, for her performance in ‘Loving’.  Colin Farrell is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor (Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy) category for ‘Lobster’

John Carney’s ‘Sing Street’ is nominated for Best Comedy/Musical. Sarah Jessica Parker is nominated in the Best Actress in a Drama category for her performance in Sharon Horgan’s scripted 'Divorce', which recently was re-commissioned for a second season. 'Game of Thrones', filmed in Northern Ireland, is nominated for Best TV Series (Drama).

Caitriona Balfe is nominated for Best Actress in a Drama TV Series for her performance in Starz’s ‘Outlander’. 'Kubo and the Two Strings' which is voiced by Donegal's Art Parkinson is also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film he is also known for playing Rickon Stark in 'Game of Thrones'.

Colin Farrell, 'The Lobster':
“The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has made being awoken by your publicist at 5am a really lovely thing! Best alarm call in the world to be told you've received a Golden Globe Nom....so grateful to be included with this incredible group of actors and indebted also to Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou for creating such a character and film as ours and to A24 for pushing it as they did. Thank you HFPA for recognizing all of our efforts and for the continued support."

See below list of all the categories in which Irish talent have been nominated:

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

20th Century Women


Florence Foster Jenkins

La La Land

Sing Street

Best Performance by an Actor (Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy)

Colin Farrell, Lobster

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill, War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best TV Series (Drama)

The Crown

Game of Thrones

Stranger Things

This Is Us


Best Actress (Motion Picture, Drama)

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Ruth Negga, Loving

Amy Adams, Arrival

Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane

Best Actress (Television, Drama)

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Claire Foy, The Crown

Keri Russell, Americans

Winona Ryder Stranger Things

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best Actress (TV Musical/Comedy)

Rachel Bloom, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce

Issa Rae, Insecure

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Tracy Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best Animated Feature Film
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini


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