About Byrneholics Online
Date of website start-up: May 12, 2008 (Gabriel Byrne’s birthday)
Facebook Administrator: Violetta
Images in the Gallery: 12,000+ and over 2 million views
We started up in May 2008 on Gabriel’s birthday. Yan, a college student in the UK, and I were both doing stuff on the Internet connected to Gabriel Byrne (participating in the HBO In Treatment Forum, starting up baby websites with pictures and news, etc.) when we decided to join forces and create Byrneholics Online. We have gone through several iterations of the website since then, and Yan is no longer active, but she still retains the title “Founder”!
What can Byrneholics do for you? We have:
- the latest news and links to articles on the web
- information about films in the pipeline
- reports on Mr. Byrne’s activities
- special pages about his films and other projects
- a Gallery of pictures that continues to grow
the people who make Byrneholics work
Stella: Owner, Administrator, and content-creator
Yes, that is your fearless Byrneholics Admin with the amazing Gabriel Byrne! I am Stella on the Internet and a retired librarian in real life. I own and maintain Byrneholics and I write the postings and curate the Gallery. In case you have not already guessed, I am an avid fan of Gabriel Byrne, as are you, I imagine. I am interested in his acting and his star appeal, of course, but I also find his other roles in life–writer, film producer, political activist–equally intriguing. So, he is pretty special to me and I enjoy spending time keeping track of this very busy man and sharing news about him and his activities with you.
Violetta, Facebook Administrator
Violetta spends countless hours posting pics, conversing with people from all over the world, and welcoming new fans to the Byrneholics Facebook Page,. Her commitment to Gabriel is outstanding and sincere! Thanks for your continued efforts on the Facebook Page, Violetta! heart
gabriel byrne fans are the best
Helping to make this website a success are lots of Gabriel Byrne fans!
For several years, our Facebook Administrator was a big fan of Gabriel’s, Verónica, who lives in Argentina. She did a wonderful job taking care of the page and talking with fans from all over the globe. We will always be in her debt, so Muchas Gracias, Verónica! heart
Contributors of comments, pictures, print articles, fan fiction, fan art, and screencaps over the years include CorFidele, Lozzie, Riitta, Nora, Daniela, Det. Logan, DeMonk, Moondreamer, Kariboo, Karen, Tess, Aragarna, Marie, Angelle, Violetta, Jojanneke, Mary (UK), Mary (US), and many others. Without fans, this page would not exist. Remember that! wink heart
what you can do
- browse through the website
- check out our Facebook page
- comment on postings on the main site
- check out the Gabriel Pictures in the Gallery
- whatever you want to do to become involved with the Byrneholics community
We are here for Gabriel Byrne and we are here for you. Enjoy!
Byrneholics Online, 2008 – 2014
a note about the old forum
From 2008 through 2013, Byrneholics Online provided a Forum. Members shared postings and pictures and news with each other and talked about whatever they wanted to discuss. It was a very busy place for a long time, but then, as forums sometimes do, our Forum became rather quiet. Eventually, almost no one was going there, so now it no longer exists.
During those years, our fearless Forum Moderator was Aragarna. Ara is a French cosmochemist. During her time as Moderator, she lived in Paris, then in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and now she has returned to Paris with her doctoral degree and her career moving forward! Ara contributed so much to the Forum and to this website–fan videos, Forum banners, news–and her technical expertise with the Forum was invaluable.
So, the Forum is no longer and Ara is involved in lots of other fan activities now. But those of us who participated in the old Forum will always remember Ara, our “Smooth Moderator”!
Forum Banner created by Aragarna in 2013