links to interviews available online

2017

An Irishman Abroad: Podcast with Jarlath Regan, March 5, 2017

 

Life as an Aging Actor: Interview with Gabriel Byrne, Donna Murphy, and Lee Wilkof talking about their film No Pay, Nudity on the Leonard Lopate Show, February 14, 2017:

2016

Gabriel Byrne: Confessions of a Contender: The Tony Awards Best Actor nominee talks to Max McGuinness about success, prizes and Catholic guilt, by Max McGuinness for Financial Times, May 27, 2016

Gabriel Byrne, Louder Than Bombs, audio interview hosted by Stephen Schaefer at The Clock Tower, May 2, 2016

Gabriel Byrne: “Acting is really all about being yourself,” by James Mottram for The Belfast Telegraph, April 23, 2016

Gabriel Byrne: “There’s a difference between a great star and a great actor”, by Donald Clarke for The Irish Times, April 21, 2016

Of Booze, Brutal Honesty and Family: Long Day’s Journey Into Night, by Alexis Solosky, The New York Times, April 19, 2016

Gabriel Byrne has every reason to be enjoying life ahead of his new film, by Helen Barlow for The Irish Examiner, April 15, 2016

Gabriel Byrne on Miller’s Crossing, Dead Man, and The Usual Suspects, by Sam Fragoso for The AV Club, April 4, 2016

Gabriel Byrne on Dysfunctional Families, His “Batman V Superman” Sons, by Jennelle Riley for Variety, March 30, 2016

2015

Gabriel Byrne called local radio show KCLR Live in Ireland on August 6, 2015 and talked to John Masterson. Gabriel shared his passionate views in favor of keeping the Barrow Way just as it is…and he discussed his work on In Treatment as well!

Róisín Ingle talks with Gabriel Byrne about the new book Sons+Fathers and other topics as part of her Róisín Meets podcast series for the Irish Times, June 19, 2015:

Great Conversations: Gabriel Byrne, by Alex Simon for The Huffington Post (interview originally published in 2009), July 5, 2015

Gabriel Byrne on romance, privacy, and the end of the world, by Catherine Shoard for The Guardian, May 28, 2015 (interview at Cannes)

2014

Interview Extra: Gabriel Byrne: QUIRKE, by Graham Kibble-White for TVChoice, May 20, 2014

‘I was abused – now I’m tackling it on TV’: Gabriel Byrne’s had painful personal experience of the murky world at the heart of his new drama, by Tim Oglethorpe for Daily Mail (UK), May 16, 2014

Gabriel Byrne: The Art of Stillness, by Michael Dunaway for Paste Magazine, April 1, 2014

Gabriel Byrne: Government doesn’t really care about the arts, by Sarah Slater for Irish Mirror, January 25, 2014

2013

Gabriel Byrne: Corporations Are the New Dictators, by THR Staff for The Hollywood Reporter, December 5, 2013

‘It was almost a Taliban-esque society’: Gabriel Byrne goes crashing into the past in ‘Quirke’, by Gerard Gilbert for The Independent UK, September 22, 2013

Gabriel Byrne: Religion Didn’t Do Me Any Good, by Nigel Farndale for The Telegraph, April 5, 2013

The HeyUGuys Interview: Gabriel Byrne on Tarantino, The Coens and All Things to All Men, by Jon Lyus, April 5, 2013

Byrne describes Catholic Church as ‘force for evil’, by Nick Bramhill for The Irish Times, March 31, 2013–this interview is now behind The Irish Times paywall

Interview with Actor Gabriel Byrne, by Jill Rachel Jacobs for The Huffington Post, March 13, 2013

2012

Gabriel Byrne (“Secret State”) Interview, by Cultbox, November 10, 2012

Gabriel Byrne on Secret State: playing the power game, by Chris Harvey for The Telegraph (UK), November 2, 2012

Interview: Gabriel Byrne, by Tony Clayton Lea, on his website, September 16, 2012

2011

Brooding? I don’t even know what that means, by Hadley Freeman for The Guardian, April 25, 2011

Gabriel Byrne Surveys America’s Problems, by Henry Giardina for Bullett Magazine, November 8, 2011

Gabriel Byrne: In My Library, by Barbara Hoffman for The New York Post, June 12, 2011

Imagining Ireland With Gabriel Byrne, by Sheila Langan for Irish Central, May 12, 2011

2010

Gabriel Byrne tells of childhood sexual abuse, by Henry McDonald for The Guardian, January 19, 2010

Comfortable But Not Too Familiar, by Amy Chozick for The Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2010

All Ears: How Gabriel Byrne turns listening into eloquence on HBO’s In Treatmentby Emily Nussbaum for New York Magazine, October 24, 2010

2009

Is Gabriel Byrne a suitable case for treatment? by Amy Raphael for The Guardian, October 16, 2009

Gabriel Byrne: Talk To Me by Alex Simon for Venice Magazine, April 2009

Gabriel Byrne and The Art of Listening by Terry Gross for NPR’s Fresh Air, April 30, 2009

On the couch with Gabriel, by Barry Egan for the Belfast Telegraph, April 10, 2009

Show’s left him feeling Gabriel Byrne’d out, by David Hinckley for New York Daily News, April 3, 2009

Gabriel Byrne feels your pain, by Sarah Hepola for Salon, April 2, 2009

An actor with a lot on his mind, by Belinda McKeon for The Irish Times, February 7, 2009

Gabriel Byrne, by John Maguire at his blog Confessions of a Film Critic, February, 2009

earlier

Gabriel Byrne on Enough Rope, transcript of an interview with Andrew Denton, May 23, 2005

Role of Choice: Family Man, by John Clark for The Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2000

Gabriel Byrne: Talent to Byrne, from the Movieline Vault, July 1, 1992

video and audio interviews

Video interview from Le Capital DVD (2013)

Audio interview and transcription from The Last Word Interview (November 2012)

“The Meaning of Life” with interviewer Gay Byrne talking to Gabriel Byrne in 2010

Gabriel Byrne And The Art Of Listening, by Terry Gross for Fresh Air/NPR, April 30, 2009 [transcript available]

press archive

Link to the Press Archive, in the Gallery, where you can find scans of print interviews with Gabriel, as well as film and TV reviews, from 1981 to the present.