Irish drama A Date for Mad Mary starring Seana Kerslake picked up two awards at the 2017 IFTA awards in Dublin's Mansion House on Saturday night with The Siege of Jadotville taking home triple trophies.

The Best Film Award went to A Date for Mad Mary, OA star Paddy Gibson took the Rising Star Award, and Oscar Nominees Ruth Negga and Consolata Boyle were both award recipients.

Richie Smyth’s debut feature The Siege of Jadotville, which tells the story of how Irish forces resisted a rebel army in the Congo in 1961, saw Smyth accepting the award for Best Director Film and Jason O’Mara receiving Best Supporting Actor Film for his role.

A Date for Mad Mary star Charleigh Bailey also took home the IFTA for Best Supporting Actress in Film.

Bailey was presented with her first IFTA Award by fellow Irish star Colm Meaneywho was in turn honoured with the IFTA for Best Lead Actor Film for his portrayal of the late Martin McGuinness in Nick Hamm’s The Journey.

Colm Meany at the IFTAs on Saturday night

Best Lead Actress in Film was awarded to Loving star Ruth Negga.

The George Morrison Feature Documentary Award went to Dave Clarke and Ciarán Deeney, the team behind Colm Quinn’s Mattress Men and it proved to be a very popular win on the night.

Best Short Film went to Dave Tynan for viral project Heartbreak, while Animated Short went to IADT graduate Vincent Gallagher for stop motion project Second to None.

Jason O'Mara with his IFTA for The Siege of Jadotville

The Rising Star award sponsored by the Irish Film Board went to The OA and Property of the State actor Patrick Gibson, who accepted his award from Bleed for This actor Ciarán Hinds.

Best Lead Actor in Drama this year went to Cillian Murphy for Peaky Blinders with Amy Huberman taking the Best Lead Actress in Drama for new homegrown series Striking Out.

Supporting acting talent in drama sees Charlie Murphy honoured for Happy Valley and Ned Dennehy for Irish language western series An Klondike.

Ruth Negga’s fellow Oscar Nominee Consolata Boyle of Florence Foster Jenkins achieved the award for Best Costume Design for this, her sixth award of a total nine Irish Academy nominations to date.

You can watch highlights from this year's IFTAs on 10.15pm this Tuesday on RTÉ One.

The full list of winners and nominees at the 2017 IFTAs:

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Michael Gambon

BEST FILM

A Date for Mad Mary 

Love & Friendship

The Secret Scripture

The Siege of Jadotville

Tomato Red

The Young Offenders

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE FILM

Jamie Dornan - The Siege of Jadotville

Michael Fassbender - The Light Between Oceans

Colm Meaney - The Journey

Alex Murphy - The Young Offenders

Mark O'Halloran - History's Future

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE FILM

Caoilfhionn Dunne - In View

Seána Kerslake - A Date for Mad Mary

Aisling Loftus -Property of The State

Ruth Negga - Loving

Catherine Walker - A Dark Song

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Colin Farrell - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Brendan Gleeson - Trespass Against Us

Ciaran Hinds - Bleed for This

Jason O'Mara - The Siege of Jadotville

Chris Walley - The Young Offenders

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE FILM

Charleigh Bailey - A Date for Mad Mary 

Simone Kirby - Notes on Blindness

Susan Lynch - Bad Day for the Cut

Hilary Rose - The Young Offenders

Fiona Shaw - Out of Innocence

DIRECTOR FILM

Peter Foott - The Young Offenders

Jim Sheridan - The Secret Scripture

Richie Smyth - The Siege of Jadotville 

Darren Thornton - A Date for Mad Mary

SCRIPT FILM

Kevin Brodbin - The Siege of Jadotville

Peter Foott - The Young Offenders 

Darren Thornton & Colin Thornton - A Date for Mad Mary

Juanita Wilson - Tomato Red

GEORGE MORRISON FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Atlantic - Risteard O Domhnaill

Bobby Sands 66 Days - Trevor Birney

In Loco Parentis - Neasa Ní Chianáin

It's Not Yet Dark - Lesley McKimm & Kathryn Kathleen Kennedy

Mattress Men - Dave Clarke & Ciarán Deeney 

SHORT FILM

Animal - Niall Owens

Baring Arms - Colm Quinn

Gridlock - Ian Hunt Duffy

Heartbreak - Dave Tynan

Lily - Graham Cantwell

Terminal - Natasha Waugh

ANIMATION

Define Intervention - Sean Cunningham

Don't Forget the Bread - Gary Gill

The Lost Letter - Kealan O' Rourke

Second to None - Vincent Gallagher 

DRAMA

An Klondike

The Fall

Game of Thrones

Smalltown

Striking Out

Vikings 

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE IN DRAMA

Dara Devaney - An Klondike 02

Cillian Murphy - Peaky Blinders

James Nesbitt - The Secret

Aidan Turner - Poldark

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor - Trial of the Century

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE IN DRAMA

Caitriona Balfe - Outlander

Elaine Cassidy - No Offence

Anne Marie Duff - Murder: The Lost Weekend

Amy Huberman - Striking Out 

Ruth Negga - Preacher

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN DRAMA

Liam Cunningham - Game of Thrones

Ned Dennehy - An Klondike

Moe Dunford - Vikings

Andrew Scott - The Hollow Crown

Robert Sheehan - Fortitude

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN DRAMA

Ruth Bradley - Humans

Sinead Cusack - Call The Midwife

Dominique McElligott - House of Cards

Charlene McKenna - Ripper Street

Charlie Murphy - Happy Valley

DIRECTOR DRAMA

Anthony Byrne - Ripper Street

Ciaran Donnelly - Vikings 4

Neasa Hardiman - Z: The Beginning of Everything

Dathai Keane - An Klondike

SCRIPT DRAMA

Gerard Barrett - Smalltown

Barry Devlin - My Mother and Other Strangers

Marcus Fleming - An Klondike

James Phelan - Wrecking the Rising 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Seamus McGarvey - Nocturnal Animals

Piers McGrail - Tomato Red

Robbie Ryan - American Honey

Cathal Watters - An Klondike 2

EDITING

Colin Campbell - Young Offenders

Dermot Diskin - The Secret Scripture

Nick Emerson - I am Not Serial Killer

Una Ni Dhonghaile - The Crown

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Mark Geraghty - Vikings Season 4

Mark Kelly - An Klondike 2

Anna Rackard - Love & Friendship

Derek Wallace - The Secret Scripture 

COSTUME DESIGN

Joan Bergin - The Secret Scripture 

Consolata Boyle - Florence Foster Jenkins

Triona Lillis - An Klondike

Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh - Love & Friendship

MAKE-UP & HAIR

An Klondike

Love & Friendship

Vikings

Wrecking the Rising

ORIGINAL MUSIC

David Holmes - The Fall

Steve Lynch - An Klondike

Patrick Cassidy - Smalltown

Brian Byrne - The Secret Scripture

SOUND

Game of Thrones

The Siege of Jadotville

Tomato Red

Without Name

VFX

Black Sails

Game Of Thrones

Ripper Street

The Siege of Jadotville