Dungarvan actor Moe Dunford has been nominated for an Irish Film and Television Award.
He’s up for Actor in a Supporting Role – Drama for his role in the Vikings TV show.
He’ll face competition from Game of Thrones stars Liam Cunningham and Aiden Gillen as well as Owen McDonnell and
Jason O Mara who appeared in Paula and Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D respectively.
Nominees for Actor in a Supporting Role Drama
Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones
Moe Dunford, Vikings
Aidan Gillen, Game of Thrones
Owen McDonnell, Paula
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— Irish FilmTV Academy (@IFTA) January 11, 2018
Moe was home recently to unveil the Viking Sword in Waterford City. Although he plays an English king in the drama, he told WLR News that he feels an affinity for Vikings because of his Waterford heritage.
— Moe Dunford (@MoeDunford) January 11, 2018
Across the Drama categories Vikings receives 6 Nominations. Game of Thrones and Peaky Blinders each receive 5 nominations, Paula receives 4 nominations, Acceptable Risk and Into the
Badlands receives 3 nominations and Line of Duty, Striking Out receive 2 nominations each.
Across the Film categories Maudie receives 6 Nominations, Cardboard Gangsters and Handsome Devil along with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri and The Farthest each receive 5
nominations. The Drummer and the Keeper, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Maze and Michael Inside each receive 4 nominations. The Lodgers and Pilgrimage and Song of Granite all receive 3
nominations each and Ladybird is nominated in its two categories.
The IFTA Awards Ceremony will take place in Dublin on Thursday February 15th.