Byrne Up Your Holiday Screen!

This is The Time of the Lists. You know: The End of the Year Lists, when everyone tells you all about the best books of the year, the best movies of the year, the WORST television of the year, the Good and the Bad on Netflix, etc. and now you […]

Gabriel Byrne. In His Own Words. On Stage In Dublin!

How many times during this past year have we all said: “Wouldn’t it be great if Gabriel re-created his book on stage somehow? I’d love to see that!” Well, now you can. The fantastic news broke early this morning: Details From the Landmark Productions website: Walking with Ghosts written and […]

A Holiday Gift: The Complete BRACKEN — Updated!

December 17 The Bracken Season 2 YouTube Playlist, with all 6 episodes, is now available! Enjoy and Happy Holidays to you! heart December 12 One of the perks of being a Byrneholic is sharing Gabriel Byrne’s work—his movies and TV series, his books and interviews, and his pictures, of course—both […]

The Byrne-ing News, November 2021 Edition, Part 2

The Newest News Dance First, a film about Samuel Beckett One of my favorite online literary haunts is Lithub. It is like a cozy but very busy bookstore, full of smart and pleasant people who are happy to tell you what to read, what not to read (unless you really, […]

MILLER’S CROSSING: New Criterion Blu-Ray — Updated!

November 19 Update Writer and film-maker Megan Abbott shared this on Twitter today: You can find out more about Megan Abbott at her website. She has published a ton of award-winning novels and is currently co-creator, executive producer and show-runner of Dare Me, based upon her novel, for the USA […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2021!

The day has come at last! After years of planning, development, and capital campaigning, the new Irish Arts Center is ready to open its doors! Last year’s Gala was very special: a virtual celebration open to all, with a wide array of guest performances and words of wisdom from several […]