Ireland's Academy Award nominees were out in force at the annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Monday as they celebrated a record year for Irish screen talent.

The Banshees of Inisherin stars Kerry Condon, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson - all nominated alongside co-star Barry Keoghan - joined the film's Oscar-nominated writer-director Martin McDonagh for the star-studded afternoon at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

The Banshees of Inisherin's Kerry Condon

There, they met the writer-director of An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl), Colm Bairéad, and the Irish-language hit's producer, Cleona Ní Chrualaoí, as they celebrated their Oscar nomination for Best International Feature Film.

(L-R) Cleona Ní Chrualaoí, Ross White, Colm Bairéad, Brendan Gleeson, Colin Farrell, Martin McDonagh, Kerry Condon and Tom Berkeley

Paul Mescal, nominated for Best Actor for his performance in Aftersun, was seen chatting with Michelle Yeoh, who is shortlisted for Best Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

Paul Mescal chats to Michelle Yeoh

Jonathan Redmond, who is shortlisted in the Best Editing category for his work on Baz Luhrmann's Elvis, was also there.

Jonathan Redmond

His fellow Dubliner Richard Baneham, nominated for Best Visual Effects for Avatar: The Way of Water and already an Oscar winner for his work on the original film, joined his colleagues for the luncheon.

Richard Baneham (second left) and his fellow Oscar nominees from Avatar: The Way of Water (l-r) Daniel Barrett, Eric Saindon and Joe Letteri

The co-directors and writers of the Oscar-nominated short An Irish Goodbye, Tom Berkeley and Ross White, enjoyed their big day out before the big night next month.

(L-R) Tom Berkeley and Ross White, the duo behind the Oscar-nominated short An Irish Goodbye

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

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