The Show Must Go Online: The Irish Rep

The Irish Repertory Theatre or, as we generally know it, The Irish Rep, is not standing by the sidelines during this pandemic crisis. Nope, they are not. They have instead enlisted the help of their incredible company to take their show on the road–the virtual road, that is! From the […]

Irish Arts Center Springs Into Action!

The Irish Arts Center in New York City is a cause dear to Gabriel Byrne’s heart. We have watched him preside over galas, make stirring speeches, smile for the camera, expound on video, and show up for building tours, with and without his hard hat. He is a tireless advocate […]

Website Alert: Server Upgrade Coming!

The Byrneholics Online website server will be upgraded in the next few days, so the website will be down, but only briefly! Here are the details: Sometime between April 4 – 7, for about two hours during the night, 8:00 PM – 6:00 AM Eastern Standard Time USA, the Byrneholics […]

Darwinism In Action: War of the Worlds, Ep. 6

Trafalgar Square never looked so bleak. Their hide-out discovered, the London survivors make their way to Bill’s laboratory at the Medical School, their dead specimen bouncing along in the shopping cart. We finally know what this promotional still is all about: This episode offers more evidence that some of the […]

A Blurb about Gabriel’s New Book!

Blurb (noun): a brief advertisement or announcement, especially a laudatory one. And here’s a great one for Gabriel’s new book, Walking With Ghosts, from Barry Egan, whose article for the Sunday Independent sits behind a pay wall, but I got lucky: … And, he tells me, he has a book […]

So, Where Are You Going? War of the Worlds Ep. 5

It is a bit odd, I admit, to be watching this series while stocking up the pantry and engaging in “social distancing” in my own home, a response to the growing danger of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. I am going to stick with it, although it is possible […]