The nominations for the 94th Academy Awards are underway, watch the announcement live here.

This year's ceremony takes place on 27 March and Irish hopes are high in a number of Oscar categories.

Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical Belfast is tipped to receive multiple nominations, while The Lost Daughter star Jessie Buckley and Passing's Ruth Negga could also be among the contenders.

In the Best Original Song category, U2's Your Song Saved My Life from Sing 2 and Van Morrison's Down to Joy from Belfast could be vying for the Academy Award.

Will & Grace actor Leslie Jordan and Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross will host Tuesday's announcement.

The nominations will be announced at 1:18pm Irish time.

The Oscars take place on Sunday, 27 March 2022.

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