Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the success of Irish talent at the Oscar nominations, singling out The Quiet Girl – the first Irish language feature film to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Ireland has enjoyed a record-breaking year at the Oscar nominations with The Banshees of Inisherin writer-director Martin McDonagh, the film's stars Kerry Condon, Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan, Aftersun's Paul Mescal and An Cailín Ciúin among the Irish nominees.

Writing on Twitter Mr Varadkar said: "Congratulations to all the Irish #oscarnominations2023,"

"It is fantastic to see Irish creative talent achieving well deserved recognition on the world stage.

"Comhghairdeas mor leis An Cailin Ciuin @quietgirlfilm – the first Irish language movie ever to receive an Oscar nomination."

Culture minister Catherine Martin TD called the Irish success a "testament to the talent here in Ireland" as she said the film breaks the record with the most nominations for an Irish film.

The genre-jumping Everything Everywhere All at Once leads the nominations with 11.

The Oscars will take place on Sunday 12 March at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Click here for the full list of nominees.