Irish Arts Center Spring Fundraiser

The Irish Arts Center celebrated with Spring Cocktails on 22 May, 2012 in New York City. Irish luminaries included Gabriel Byrne (of course), Liam Neeson, Glen Hansard, and Colum McCann. A visit to the Irish Arts Center website does not offer us much information about this event, but we are […]

Gabriel Byrne for Concern Worldwide US

Actor, film director, and Irish cultural ambassador Gabriel Byrne on the importance of getting Haiti’s children back to school. Visit Your Dollar Our Future for more information [Please note: as of 9 July, 2015, this website no longer exists. You can learn more at Concern Worldwide]. Thanks to Det. Logan […]

Updated! Spirit of Ireland Gala 2011

Here’s the video of Gabriel’s speech (added November 15, 2014 with thanks to Sarah R.)! — Updated October 19 From Irish Central: Award-winning actor Liam Neeson and Ireland’s Cultural Ambassador Gabriel Byrne, presented Riverdance composer, Bill Whelan with the Spirit of Ireland Award, at the 12th annual Irish Arts Center […]

The GOAL Ball Paris 2011

Updated June 28 Finally, here are my favorite pictures from the Ball. Many more pictures have been provided very kindly by the  GOAL Ball Paris Flickr stream. Thank you, GOAL! Surrounded by women. As usual. Then surrounded by men! Finally, all on his own. The hands of Gabriel Byrne And […]

Barry McCall on Gabriel Byrne and Pho20graphy

Barry McCall, fashion and celebrity photographer, answers a few questions about his recently published retrospective, Pho20graphy, all proceeds for which go to the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC). Be sure to check out the video and information at the end of the interview! Byrneholics: Your […]

Dying in Dublin: Hospice Care – UPDATED

  UPDATE November 11: Mr. Frank Walsh, in a letter to the Irish Times, disagrees with Mr. Byrne on how funerals and the grieving process have changed in Ireland: I never cease to be amazed at how we Irish continue to celebrate and embrace death so excellently. The morgue is […]