Hit TV drama The Tudors swept the board at the Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs) on Sunday, winning a record-breaking seven prizes.
The period drama, about the life of British King Henry VIII, scooped the gong for Best Drama Series, while its star Jonathan Rhys Meyers was named Best Actor in a Television Drama Lead Role.
Daniel Day-Lewis continued his awards glory by picking up the Best International Actor gong for the critically acclaimed There Will Be Blood; German filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck‘s The Lives of Others won the prize for Best International Film, and young Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan was named Best Supporting Actress for her role in Atonement.
Mel Gibson was also honored at the event and was given a standing ovation as he collected the Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema Award.
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