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Simon Delaney and Laura Whitmore co-host 2014 IFTAs

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IFTAS 2014

With a new venue, new format and new hosting duo, the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) have announced that Simon Delaney and Laura Whitmore will co-host the 2014 Irish Film & Television Awards Ceremony.

Commenting on hosting the IFTAs in 2014, Simon Delaney said: ‘I’m very honoured to be working with IFTA again in showcasing Irish creative talent and to do so this year with Laura makes it all the more enjoyable – we’re planning a whole different approach!. To be part of an Irish celebration like this, makes me very proud indeed’.

Commenting on co-hosting the IFTAs in 2014, Laura Whitmore said: ”I’m delighted to be co-hosting the IFTA’s with Simon this year. We’re going to have a lot of fun! I’ve watched Simon host over the last few years and he’s brilliant, so I can’t wait to work with him!”

The Awards Ceremony and the Red Carpet will be broadcast from Dublin’s DoubleTree by Hilton on Saturday, 5th April at 9.35pm.

The Nominees for the Irish Film & Television Awards were announced on Thursday, 27th of February 2014 . To see a full list of nominees please go to www.ifta.ie