Help for Haiti–Updated!

Variety notes that Hollywood is supporting relief efforts in Haiti, with telethons involving everyone from George Clooney to Bono and donations in the millions pouring in. On the East Coast, “Gabriel Byrne, Terry George, and others have organized a “Rebuild Haiti” fundraiser in New York for Thursday night to benefit […]

Gabriel Byrne Helps Bring Home the Money

Thanks to Lara for the heads up, as usual! According to IrishCentral.com (December 7, 2009): The Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs,  Micheál Martin, T.D., today announced a major grant for a landmark Irish project in New York. Minister Martin said that a total of €2.3 million will be provided immediately towards […]

A Night to Celebrate Reading with Gabriel Byrne

The PTA of Public School 8, The Robert Fulton School, is sponsoring its first annual Night to Celebrate Reading, with special guest Gabriel Byrne, on Thursday, November 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Umbrage Gallery in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Check out the official website [note: this link is no longer […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2009 on Oct 2

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2009 Honorary Co-Chairs GABRIEL BYRNE and LIAM NEESON invite you to IRISH ARTS CENTER SPIRIT OF IRELAND GALA 2009 New York Athletic Club,  180 Central Park South, New York 6:30 pm Cocktails and Silent Auction; 8:00 pm Dinner and Awards Presentation This is an annual fund-raising event […]

Patron of The Playhouse

The Playhouse Theatre in Londonderry has been refurbishing. They have attracted much attention with the rebuilding of their various venues. Now they have attracted the attention of “Irish acting legend Gabriel Byrne,” who has become a patron of The Playhouse. The Londonderry Sentinel reported (in an article no longer available […]

The Byrnes and the Boards

Gay Byrne, famous broadcaster, and Gabriel Byrne, famous hyphenate (actor/writer/producer/activist), laid the first boards of the stage of the new Grand Canal Square Theatre in Dublin yesterday. Gabriel said: “Every village, every city, needs a theatre. It’s not just a building; it’s about being exposed to new ideas. Theatre changes […]