February 14, 2011 03:34:06 GMT
The IFTAs recognize talents both domestically and internationally, giving the Supporting Actor and Actress nods to Brosnan and Ronan respectively.
Irish stars Pierce Brosnan and Saoirse Ronan took home top acting prizes at the Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTAs) in Dublin on Saturday, February 12. The former James Bond won Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Ghost", while the 16-year-old actress' turn in "The Way Back" earned her the supporting actress honor.
Martin McCann was named Best Actor for "Swansong - Story of Occi Byrn", while Amy Huberman was crowned Best Actress for "Rewind" at the ceremony celebrating the Irish film and television industry.
Bosnian war drama "As If I Am Not There" received three trophies, including the IFTA for Best Film, Director and Script for the film's Irish writer/director Juanita Wilson. In the international categories, "The Social Network" won the top film prize, with its star Jesse Eisenberg winning Best Actor. Annette Bening took Best Actress for "The Kids Are All Right".
In the TV categories, the fourth and final series of "The Tudors" was named Best Drama Series, while the show's producer Morgan O'Sullivan received the Outstanding Contribution to Industry Award.