The IFTA Film and Drama Awards took place at Dublin's Mansion House on Thursday night, with Saoirse Ronan, John Connors, Victoria Smurfit and Liam Cunningham taking home acting awards and prison drama Michael Inside winning Best Film.
The searing Michael Inside, which is released in Irish cinemas on April 6, saw off the challenge of Cardboard Gangsters, Handsome Devil, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Maudie and Song of Granite to win Best Film.
Michael Inside had previously won Best Irish Film at the Galway Film Fleadh and the Audience Award at the Cork International Film Festival.
Screen legend Gabriel Byrne was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to him by President Michael D Higgins.
Speaking to RTÉ Entertainment on the IFTA red carpet, 67-year-old Byrne said: "It's emotional in the sense that I'm looking at more than just work.
"I'm looking at quite a few things: family, friends, my own particular journey emotionally through that time, and thinking of people who aren't here, who have passed on."
Martin McDonagh's Oscar-nominated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and director Aisling Walsh's artist biopic Maudie each won three film awards on the night. The wins included Best Director for Walsh and Best Screenplay for McDonagh.
The award for Best Actor: Drama went to Cillian Murphy for his work on the series Peaky Blinders, with Caitriona Balfe winning Best Actress: Drama for Outlander.
Victoria Smurfit won the Best Supporting Actress award in the film categories for her performance in The Lears.
Liam Cunningham was named Best Supporting Actor in the television categories for his work on Game of Thrones and also celebrated the HBO show winning Best Drama.
Charlie Murphy won Best Supporting Actress in the television categories for Peaky Blinders, with Barry Keoghan winning the Best Supporting Actor: Film award for The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
Highlights from the awards will be on RTÉ One on Saturday at 10:45pm.
IFTA Film and Drama Awards - The Winners:
Best International Film
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Game of Thrones
Lifetime Achievement Award
Best Actress: Film
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Best Actor: Film
John Connors, Cardboard Gangsters
Best Director: Film
Aisling Walsh, Maudie
Best Actress: Drama
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
Best Actor: Drama
Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders
Best Director: Drama
Dearbhla Walsh, Fargo
Best Supporting Actor: Film
Barry Keoghan, The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Best Supporting Actress: Film
Victoria Smurfit, The Lears
Best Supporting Actor: Drama
Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones
Best Supporting Actress: Drama
Charlie Murphy, Peaky Blinders
Best International Actress
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best International Actor
Ethan Hawke, Maudie
Rising Star Award
Jacob McCarthy, The Drummer and the Keeper
Casting Director Award
Best Scriptwriter: Film
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Scriptwriter: Drama
Conor McPherson, Paula
George Morrison Feature Documentary Award
Best Live Action Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
Seamus McGarvey, The Greatest Showman
Úna Ní Dhonghaíle, Three Girls
Best Original Music
Stephen McKeon, Pilgrimage
Steve Fanagan & Kieran Horgan, The Farthest
Tailored Films & Bowsie Workshop, The Lodgers
Best Production Design
John Hand, Maudie
Best Costume Design
Consolata Boyle, Victoria & Abdul
Best Make-Up & Hair
Clare Lambe & Sevlene Roddy, Into the Badlands