The Byrne-ing News, July 2018 Edition

Summertime! In the northern hemisphere, it is hot hot hot. In the southern hemisphere, not so much. Here at the Byrne-ing News, we are byrne-ing up with updates on Gabriel’s new films, projects in the works, and some archival nuggets, too. Grab a drink and a snack, sit back, and […]

The Byrne-ing News, September 2016 Edition

It’s Fall. It is almost Fall. Autumn approaches. Well, maybe not, weather-wise, but there is a crisp feel to the air in the world of Byrne this September! Carrie Pilby in Toronto Twitter is a very handy tool for following an event you cannot attend. The premiere and subsequent screenings […]

The Byrne-ing News, July 2012 Edition

While Gabriel Byrne is thrashing Ragnar on the set of Vikings (we hope!), activity swirls around him and his on-going projects. The outstanding documentary about him is screening in Dublin. The Costa-Gavras film, Capital, is on the schedule for TIFF. The Irish studio where all that Ragnar-thrashing is happening has […]

“Stories From Home” Snippet

Gabriel Byrne: Stories From Home is a documentary directed by Pat Collins. It made its way through the film festivals back in 2008 and 2009 and then quietly disappeared, although it does pop up now and then on television. To our rescue comes Richard Kendrick, the director of photography on […]

“Stories From Home” in Finland

The Irish Festival of Oulu is Finland’s premiere Irish festival, offering traditional Irish music, poetry, film, story-telling, dance, and theatre crammed into a four-day whirlwind of activities, September 30 – October 3. Gabriel Byrne: Stories From Home will be screened on opening night, September 30. Director Pat Collins will be […]

Kilkenny Arts Festival, August 6-15: Updated

August 8: The Irish Times provides a wonderful report by Michael Harding [which is now behind a paywall] of the first days of the festival, entitled “Getting Ambushed by Brilliant Minds in Kilkenny.”  Poetry and lectures abound, but he took the time to view “Stories From Home” (in the morning!) […]