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Final Episode of #QUIRKE Live-tweeted and MORE!

Final Episode of #QUIRKE Live-tweeted and MORE!

Who knows when we will have an opportunity to read live tweets about a Gabriel Byrne television series again? This posting is full of reactions to Elegy for April, the last episode of Quirke, my favorite of the three episodes, written by playwright Conor McPherson. He did a masterful job […]

by Jun 11, 2014 9 comments Television
QUIRKE, Episode 2 Tweeted by @ByrneingCutie!

QUIRKE, Episode 2 Tweeted by @ByrneingCutie!

@ByrneingCutie (AKA Karen) tweeted her reactions to Episode Two of Quirke, entitled The Silver Swan, last night and here is her Twitter stream for you to enjoy! The third and final episode of Quirke, Elegy for April, airs in the UK this Sunday, June 8. I have seen it and […]

by Jun 6, 2014 5 comments Television
Early Reviews for QUIRKE

Early Reviews for QUIRKE

Now that the people have responded to Quirke via Twitter, it is time for the critics to have their say! Read to the end for more on the sound issues plaguing the BBC, the Quirke title sequence, and future live-tweeting. Coverage of Quirke here at Byrneholics will continue as the […]

by Jun 1, 2014 9 comments Television
UK Trends QUIRKE: Twitter Recap of “Christine Falls”

UK Trends QUIRKE: Twitter Recap of “Christine Falls”

Pardon the noun that is now a verb in the title of this posting, but that is how technology goes! And the UK went for Quirke in a big way Sunday night as the premiere episode, Christine Falls, aired on BBC One. Now I am not saying everyone was positively […]

by May 27, 2014 5 comments Television
QUIRKE Tweeted by Our Own @ByrneingCutie!

QUIRKE Tweeted by Our Own @ByrneingCutie!

Thank goodness @ByrneingCutie remembered she had promised, oh so long ago, to live-tweet Quirke once it made its way to the shores of Britain! I held her to that promise and she willingly obliged. Thank you, Karen!! Below you will find her Twitter Stream from last night’s premiere of Quirke, […]

by May 25, 2014 4 comments Television
Gabriel Byrne as Quirke

QUIRKE Premieres in the UK–Finally! Updated May 24

May 24 Update: BBC One You can now meet the characters in Quirke at the BBC One page for the series. These are short articles about each character. The videos and clips included in this BBC One website for Quirke will not work for you if you are not in […]

by May 24, 2014 9 comments Television
New Film Based on Real-Life Drama in Chile: “The 33″

New Film Based on Real-Life Drama in Chile: “The 33″

“Estamos bien en el refugio, los 33″ (English: “We are well in the shelter, the 33 of us”). If you were anywhere near a television screen or the Internet in 2010, the Chilean Mining Disaster, as most of us called it, will still be burned in your memory. A potential […]

by May 22, 2014 6 comments Feature Films
Happy Birthday, Gabriel Byrne!

Happy Birthday, Gabriel Byrne!

Happiest of birthdays to our favorite person in the world, Mr. Gabriel Byrne. What a year this has been for you! Here is your very special birthday present: a beautiful video of birthday wishes from your fans all over the world, plus lots of lovely pictures of you, and some […]

by May 11, 2014 28 comments Fans