Updated December 28

This is the perfect holiday present!  The music is amazing, the readings are great, and the sense of camaraderie, fellowship, and just plain fun is fantastic!

Here is Gabriel Byrne reading the W. B. Yeats poem “Down By The Salley Gardens,” with Martin Hayes on the fiddle:

Other Voices NYC October 2011: this is a playlist of several videos on YouTube from the event:

Happy Holidays to you, be you Irish, American, a bit of both, or something else entirely! smile

Updated December 23

According to RTÉ Two television listings, the show will air at 20:05 – 21:00 pm on Christmas Day. We are hoping that this will be available via the RTÉ Player, too!

According to the RTÉ Festive Guide to Entertainment:

Other Voices NYC, Christmas Day, RTÉ Two
Billed as ‘A Grand Gathering at Le Poisson Rouge’, this special programme from the venue in the heart of the bustling East Village, is crammed to the rafters with Irish talent including Gabriel Byrne, Glen Hansard, Roddy Doyle, Damien Rice, Laurie Anderson, Paul Muldoon, Joseph O’Connor and Martin Hayes. Martha Wainwright also drops by…

Don’t know when precisely, so stay tuned for more details! We hope that this can be viewed on the RTÉ Player!

Thanks to Det. Logan for the alert! And more Happy Holidays to you!


  1. It is available on the RTE player now.
    It is a great video and Gabriels voice comments what we hear. Love it!

  2. What a wonderful mix of music and literature. Loved it.

  3. Fantastic gathering!!

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