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# Oscar

This year
# an cailín Ciúin
An Cailín Ciúin becomes first ever Irish language film to be nominated for Oscar
The film stars Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, and Andrew Bennett.
Last year
# Oscar
An Cailín Ciúin becomes first Irish-language film to be shortlisted for Best International Feature Oscar
Director Colm Bairéad says it is an ‘historic moment for Irish-language cinema’.
# Oscar
US actor Sean Penn gives Oscar award to Ukraine's president during visit to Kyiv
Penn told Zelensky: ‘If I know this is here with you, then I will feel better and stronger for the fight.’
All time
# Podcast
The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?
We speak to director Tomm Moore about Cartoon Saloon’s latest Oscar-nominated film, Wolfwalkers.
# Oscars
Bohemian Rhapsody wins big, while Green Book nabs best picture - Here's the full list of Oscar winners
The hostless ceremony produced a shock or two.
# Academy Awards
Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study
The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.
# inclusion rider
Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech
She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
# Kilkenny
Inside the Irish animation studio that could be in line for an Oscar
The Kilkenny-based animation studio have previously been nominated for The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea.
# no ragrets
Oscar: 'When I came to China, I was thinking more of my family than of my career'
Oscar listed offers from several major European clubs while explaining why he opted for China.
# Kentucky
Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died aged 73
He recently played the character Robert Rayburn in the Netflix show Bloodline.
# Crime and Punishment
Watch: Ex-Chelsea star Oscar gets 8-game ban for instigating this brawl in China
The midfielder appeared twice to fire the ball deliberately at Guangzhou players
# loving
Interview: Ruth Negga on racism, fame, and the chance of winning an Oscar
The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.
# China in his hands
'I'm a pioneer!' - Oscar says China's money is good for football
The Brazil international says he headed to Asia to help the game grow.
# temptation
Mihajlovic says China wages gave him 'sleepless nights'
Sinisa Mihajlovic has turned down the chance to join the Chinese Super League, despite receiving a lucrative approach.
# High hopes
'China can become world's top football league'
The country has made headlines in recent weeks thanks to jaw-dropping megabucks moves for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez and Brazil playmaker Oscar.
# enough is enough
China to crack down on record-breaking spending by football clubs
Splashing massive funds on overseas players is not going down well.
# excess
Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football
It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.
# Big Money
Oscar and the top 5 most expensive signings in the history of Chinese football
The Brazil international’s record-breaking move to Asia was confirmed earlier today.
# Speculation
Chelsea star set for €71 million China move - reports
Oscar is the latest high-profile footballer to be linked with a big-money move to Asia.
# Viva
An Irish film about Cuban drag queens helped these filmmakers find their voice
The film was shortlisted as Ireland’s pick to be considered for a foreign language Oscar.
# Room
Could Ireland win an Oscar tonight?
We have nine nominees in the running.
# Safe passage
Oscar hits first half hat-trick and Hazard finally breaks 273-day goal duck
Former Ireland midfielder Darren Potter scored for MK Dons but Chelsea ran out comfortable 5-1 winners.
# Reaction
'It's a pity our photographer missed Oscar-Costa bust up!'
The Chelsea boss said he will not be taking any action against either player.
# On the up
Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory
Goals from Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa handed the Blues a 3-0 win at Selhurst Park.
# slip up
A John Terry-esque penalty denied Chelsea a win today
Chelsea, who visit United on Monday, are two points above the relegation places.
Scarface and Big actor Robert Loggia has died aged 85
The Oscar-nominated actor battled Alzheimer’s disease for five years.
# He's out
Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early
The Paralympian was allowed out of prison in Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage.
# Out of the blue
Rumblings of major discontent at Chelsea after certain players were dropped last night
Jose Mourinho was fuming after the performances of six players against Newcastle last weekend.
# no oscar for you
An anonymous Oscar-winner mocked Leonardo DiCaprio with their award
Winners hang out on Imgur now.
# this friday
South African minister seeking legal advice on Oscar Pistorius release
Pistorius was jailed last year after being convicted on a manslaughter charge. He’s due for release on Friday.
# New York
"Tragic and senseless": Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter stabbed to death
The suspect has been taken into custody.
# next friday
Oscar Pistorius is getting out of prison next week - 10 months into his sentence
He’s expected to be kept under house arrest with one hour of free time each day.
# Samba stars
The top 5 best and worst Brazilians to play in the Premier League
Some samba stars have proved more of a success than others during their time in England.
# Analysis
5 things we learned from the weekend's Premier League action
We also assess Liverpool’s disappointing result and intriguing Spurs-Southampton clash.
# Report
Chelsea had just 29% possession -- and still beat Man United today
Eden Hazard’s first-half goal secured a clinical 1-0 home win.
# Red carpet fever
And the Oscar goes to: Here's our essential guide to tonight's show
If you’re brave enough to attempt to stay up.
# Five Star Blues
Oscar and Diego Costa netted twice as Chelsea had an easy afternoon in Swansea
The Blues extended their lead at the top to five points.
# Pensioners
Oscar and Costa strike as leaders Chelsea take advantage of Man City's slip-up
Jose Mourinho’s men are now two points clear at the top of the table after a 2-0 win over Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.
# New Deal
And the Oscar stays with... Chelsea: Brazilian signs new five-year deal
“I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea,” says Oscar. Yup.
# Best Bits
Maureen O'Hara is getting an Oscar today, aged 94
The actor cried on hearing she would be getting the honorary Academy Award.