There were scenes of jubilation at Dublin Airport as people of the Oscar-winning team in the aid of An Irish Goodbye returned dwelling for St Patrick’s Day weekend.

Space against the backdrop of a working farm in rural Northern Eire, An Irish Goodbye is a gloomy comedy following the reunion of estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan after the loss of life of their mother.

A number of the celebrities of the movie mentioned he “can’t imagine” he is coming dwelling with an Oscar after the movie earlier won a Bafta.

Belfast native James Martin, who plays Lorcan in the movie which won the Oscar for Most effective Are living Action Short Film, mentioned the success of the mission has started to sink in.

Martin infamous his birthday on the an analogous night time because the Oscars, with the crowd at the Dolby Theatre singing him Pleased Birthday.

“It became once a terribly nice birthday present,” he mentioned.

Asked what is subsequent for the original Hollywood huge name, he mentioned: “We’ll look what doorways might possibly well perchance most certainly be initiating for me. We’ll look what occurs.”

His “very proud mum” Suzanne Martin mentioned she “might possibly well perchance moreover feel the treasure and pork up from the island of Eire”.

“He’s given a terribly factual legend of himself. He’s bought a terribly factual work ethic and takes his work very professionally,” she mentioned.

Ms Martin mentioned they’d a busy weekend of celebrations forward, collectively with assembly the president and exhibiting on the Slack Slack Point to.

“What a dream weekend,” she mentioned.

Asked how she would top the birthday celebrations subsequent twelve months, Mrs Martin mentioned: “I don’t know what we’re going to salvage subsequent twelve months and he’ll be shopping for one thing. Nonetheless nothing will most certainly be greater than those guys singing happy birthday, Colin Farrell giving him the thumbs up, Brendan Gleeson in every single attach it.”

James Martin and Ross White

Actor James Martin (left) and co-director Ross White because the Oscar-wining team in the aid of immediate movie The Irish Goodbye arrives support at Dublin Airport (Brian Lawless/PA)

Ross White, who directed the movie alongside Tom Berkeley, mentioned to be maintaining an Oscar at Dublin Airport became once “a puny daft”.

Reflecting on the strategy of building the movie, Ross mentioned the abilities has been “mindboggling”.

“Ought to you’re making a immediate movie on a wee farm in Northern Eire, you’re no longer contemplating of these more or less lofty heights. And to be with the boys on this man’s birthday became once right unparalleled,” he mentioned.

He added that they were overwhelmed when the movie’s title became once learn out as winner.

“The final ingredient I be aware became once Paul Mescal giving me a thumbs up in the aisle which became once weird,” he mentioned.

“Then we went up, happy birthday, and the comfort became once history,” he added.

“We’ve been blown away. It’s been a unparalleled jog, we had the easiest time and mentioned we’d dangle a truthful time regardless,” he mentioned.

“To be support dwelling is big and we’re mad to gather support up the boulevard to Belfast for yet any other puny homecoming.

“I personal like there’s going to be a range of parties – and St Patrick’s traces up lustrous well in addition!”

White mentioned he has been conserving his statuette nearby at all instances.

“I’m going to be conserving it somewhere in the dwelling. It’s a puny wild to verbalize this Oscar will most certainly be living in east Belfast. I’m sure all people in Belfast might possibly well perchance dangle their fingers on this Oscar at some point soon,” he added.

The duo spent their time in Los Angeles well, partying with Sir Elton John and attending the Arrogance Swish match.

Martin mentioned Sir Elton is a “unbelievable one who is aware of the correct technique to occasion” and James Corden is “a factual mover”.

James Martin and Ross White

Martin and White mentioned they are taking a notice forward to more celebrations (Brian Lawless/PA)

“He went up to James Corden and asked him ‘Is Jennifer Anniston right here in addition?’. That’s who we were shopping for, sadly we didn’t meet her yet,” White mentioned.

He added that he is working on his third immediate movie with Berkeley which is due out later this twelve months.

“Then we now have to lock ourselves in a room somewhere and work on our debut feature,” he mentioned.

“That’s the blessing of one thing like this, it confidently expedites that job.”

Producer Pearce Cullen, from Dungannon in Co Tyrone, also arrived dwelling.

The Irish Goodbye team at Dublin Airport

Martin, White and producer Pearce Cullen dangle a truthful time their success at Dublin Airport (Brian Lawless/PA)

“It’s been unbelievable. It is miles initiating to slowly sink in now that we now dangle touched down on earth,” he mentioned.

Cullen’s mother Celine mentioned there became once restful a sense of “disbelief” in the family.

“To run in quest of him standing there in LA, it’s right been an foremost scoot and its unbelievable to run in quest of it advance dwelling,” she mentioned.

“I am hoping it’s one thing he’ll cherish for the remainder of his life on legend of I know I will,” she added.

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