A Gabriel Birthday Tribute by Josh

I knew when I first met Josh Johnson on Twitter that we shared a similar sensibility regarding “the movies.” We take them seriously. Oh, there are plenty of laughs to be had, of course, but acting and film-making are artistic enterprises that matter to us. So, I’m not surprised, as […]

Fans Wish Gabriel a Very Happy Birthday!

Gabriel Byrne is an inspiration, with fans all across the world who appreciate him. They visit his website here, of course, but many of them gather on Facebook–to find and share pics and videos, leave comments, and have conversations with other fans. Gabriel’s birthday is May 12. Some of these […]

Saying Goodbye to Irrfan Khan

I look at this picture and I think this is how Byrneholics know and will remember Irrfan Khan. Not only as Sunil, the mysteriously gentle patient of Gabriel Byrne’s Paul Weston in In Treatment, of course. But still. It was an indelible performance. And now the man who brought Sunil […]

Blast from the Past: Dublin Shakespeare Society

This lovely black and white photograph comes to us from the vault of photographer Terry O’Brien, who kindly shared it on Twitter. Thanks to the accomplished detective skills of Byrneholic Violetta, we know a bit more, because she discovered the Dublin Shakespeare Society’s website. Thanks, Violetta! heart The called-out text […]

The Virtual Great Famine Voices Roadshow Starts Now!

The award-winning documentary, Ireland’s Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora, narrated by Gabriel Byrne, is the first offering in this series of online programs available to view at home, where we are all self-isolating and doing our best to “flatten the curve,” yes? This virtual roadshow is a response to […]

Saying Goodbye to James Lipton

Ninety-three!? I had no idea James Lipton was a nonagenarian. Time flies when you are hosting one of the finest interview shows in the history of interview shows, doesn’t it? James Lipton died March 2, 2020 and with his passing goes a tradition of in-depth (bordering on wonderfully nosy!) actor […]