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Westmeath Star Receives Three Nominations For This Year's IFTAs

She's received a nod for her appearances on the big and small screen.

A Westmeath actor has received three nominations in this years IFTA film and drama awards. 

Mullingar's Niamh Algar has been nominated for Actress in a Lead Role in mini-series 'The Virtues', and Actress in a Supporting Role for both her film 'Calm With Horses' and TV drama 'Pure'.

Great famine drama 'Arracht' leads the nominations with 11, including a nod for best film of 2020.

Irish Horror film 'The Hole in The Ground' is in the running across 7 IFTA categories.

One of the movie's writers, Stephen Shields, says it's great that the Irish film community is coming together at a very difficult time:

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