2 Irish nominees in the 2017 Oscars – but no joy for local lady

Ireland has two nominees in the 2017 Oscars but there was disappointment for a local actress from Monaghan.

Ruth Negga has been nominated for Best Actress for her role in Loving – she’s up against Meryl Streep and Emma Stone.

Costume Designer Consolata Boyle has got a nod for her work on the movie Florence Foster Jenkins.

However, our own Tydavnet native Caitriona Balfe missed out on a nomination – after being named as one of the favourites.