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 reports: As a patron of the Playhouse, […]

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 […]