RTÉ's The Frontline won Best Current Affairs programme at last night's Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin.

The programme, which is produced by David Nally and presented by Pat Kenny, began in September as a replacement for Questions & Answers.

In accepting the award last night, Mr Kenny thanked the production team for their work and 'the politicians for making The Frontline very interesting indeed'.

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Elsewhere in the television category, TV3 was awarded Best News programme and Best Factual Programme for Nightly News with Vincent Browne, while The Apprentice received the gong for Best Entertainment.

The Eclipse won Best Film, while Best Actress in a Film went to Saoirse Ronan for The Lovely Bones.

Colin Farrell won Best Actor for his role in Ondine.

A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to the film director John Boorman, who lives in Co Wicklow.

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