Eva Birthistle win’s Best Actress in a Leading Role Television at the IFTA’S

Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 9:42 am | News & Events

Eva Birthistle with IFTA













Congratulations to Eva Birthistle (Class of 1995) on her success at this year’s IFTA’s. Eva graduated from the Full Time Actor Training Course at the Gaiety School of Acting in 1995. On graduating, she got her first TV role as Regina Crosbie in the Irish serial Glenroe. Eva went on to become a renowned television and movie actress best known for The Children (2008), Breakfast on Pluto (2005) and Ae Fond Kiss… (2004), which won her the London Critics Circle Film Award as “British Actress of the Year” in 2005. 

Eva recently appeared a Sarah Bailey in the TV series ‘Amber’. It is for this role she has won her IFTA Award.

We would also like to congratulate the following Gaiety School of Acting students on their nominations for this year’s IFTAs.

Actress in a Leading Role Film

Jane McGrath, Black Ice (Bandit Films) (Class of 2009)  

Actor in a Supporting Role Film

Colin Farrell, Saving Mr.Banks (Walt Disney Studios) (Class of 1995*)

Actress in a Leading Role Television
Charlie Murphy, Love/Hate (Octagon Films) (Class of 2008)
Deirdre O’Kane, Moone Boy (Grand Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Hot Cod Productions & Sprout Pictures for Sky 1) (Class of 1986*)

Actress in a Supporting Role Television
Caoilfhionn Dunne, Love/Hate (Octagon Films) (Class of 2007)

IFTA Nominees 2014

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  1. […] not only did we have our past students nominated but Eva Birthistle won the award for Actress in a Leading Role for ‘Amber’. Not to mention Michael […]

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