Gallery: The IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2016 Red Carpet

The IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2016?kicked off tonight in the Mansion House in Dublin?and the cream of the crop of Irish talent came out in their best dressed to celebrate.

We've put together a gallery of the gorgeous and glamorous fashion from the evening.

Colin Farrell, Domhnall Gleeson, Saoirse Ronan and Evanna Lynch are among those nominated for the best actor awards.

Liam Neeson will be presented with a special award by President Micheal D Higgins, for his contribution to cinema.

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This year's host is actress and comedian Deirdre O?Kane.

See the snaps from the red carpet in our gallery above and be sure to?check?the full list of winners here.?

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