Irish Film & Television Academy Awards 2022

The 2022 IFTA Irish Film & Drama Awards aired on on Virgin Media Television on Saturday 12th March with the Award for the Best Supporting Actress – Film category presented by Colin Farrell. Amy-Joyce Hastings was nominated in the category for Who We Love alongside Caitriona Balfe for Belfast, Carrie Crowley for An Cailín Ciúin, Jessie Buckley for The Lost Daughter, and Ruth Negga for Passing.

“It is my great privilege to be able to announce the nominees and the winner of the best supporting actress this year… an incredible year of work … globally lauded performances that are raw and empathetic and just show true mastery of their craft.” – Colin Farrell, IFTA Awards Ceremony 2022

The Awards Ceremony was a hybrid in studio / virtual event, with Who We Love receiving a total of six nominations including Best Film. The Dean Hotel hosted the nominations party for Who We Love in April with a follow up evening presentation hosted by the Academy taking place at Dublin’s Westbury Hotel on May 13th 2022.


This week, alongside her Film Venture partner Graham Cantwell,  Amy-Joyce was on the judging panel for Miss Universe Ireland, culminating in the live show held at the Mansion House, Dublin last night.

Gráinne Gallanagh was crowned Miss Universe Ireland 2018, replacing Cailín Áine Ní Toibín. Brittany Mason, MUI Director presented the live show alongside James Patrice.

This year’s judging panel also included Editor Sybil Mulcahy, model Alannah Beirne, Business Director Margaret Clandillon and leading fashion designer Umit Kutluk, who designed Amy-Joyce’s red carpet gown.