Into The West: Truth and Magic in Ireland

One wonders what was running through Gabriel Byrne’s mind as he read the script for the film Into The West. Certainly he knew the origins of the story of Oisín and Tir na nÓg. The early epic poem of Yeats (his longest poem, as it turns out), The Wanderings of […]

In Treatment Soundtrack Now Available

Lakeshore Records has released the soundtrack to Seasons One and Two of In Treatment. We have all enjoyed the spare and evocative music of Richard Marvin and now the soundtrack is available: Amazon as an MP3 album from which you can also sample individual tracks Spotify offers all 20 tracks. […]

An Irishman in the City: Madigan Men

Madigan Men was not Gabriel Byrne’s first foray into television. No, he started there, on the small screen in Ireland, first in The Riordans, and then in its spin-off designed to showcase this new young actor: Bracken. The role of Ben Madigan came two decades later and it is a […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

What a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift! Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Aidan Quinn, Liam Neeson, and Stockard Channing invite you to “Imagine Ireland” in this second video provided by Imagine Ireland Arts at their new YouTube channel. The readings are: Spring Love by Francis Ledwidge, read by Aidan Quinn Aedh Wishes […]

Camerata Ireland + Gabriel Byrne

Updated Feb 16: Dominican University has created a beautiful web presence [this webpage is no longer available] for this benefit featuring the Camerata Ireland chamber orchestra. About the Bravo Award: Presentation of the Bravo Award: Presented to a person or organization whose exceptional contributions have enhanced the Chicagoland community’s opportunities […]

The Byrne-ing News, February 2011 Edition

Updated Feb 15 The very nice Jessica at Dominican University has responded with the following disappointing news: Unfortunately we have just learned that Gabriel will not be able to attend our benefit to accept his Bravo Award due to delays in his film shooting schedule. We are hoping he will […]