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The Gathering: Why I Hate Soundbites

Updated December 14 I have transcribed the interview section containing Mr. Byrne’s comments about The Gathering. You can read it here. The audio interview is on this page as well. — You will see only one Byrneholics posting about Gabriel Byrne’s remarks concerning The Gathering, despite the diatribes, slurs, and […]

Reflecting on “Reflections” (1984)

Gabriel Byrne, currently about to star in a mini-series for Channel 4 UK, starred in another project for Channel 4 back in 1984: Reflections. Based on the novel The Newton Letter, by John Banville, this television film offers great writing, of course, and a great cast, including Byrne, Donal McCann, […]

The Byrne-ing News, July 2012 Edition

While Gabriel Byrne is thrashing Ragnar on the set of Vikings (we hope!), activity swirls around him and his on-going projects. The outstanding documentary about him is screening in Dublin. The Costa-Gavras film, Capital, is on the schedule for TIFF. The Irish studio where all that Ragnar-thrashing is happening has […]


TELEVISION in chronological order; links take you to Mega TV Pages THE RIORDANS   RTÉ (Ireland) 1978-1979   Pat Barry THE SEARCH FOR ALEXANDER THE GREAT   PBS (US) 1981   Ptolemy STRANGERS: The Flowers of Edinburgh   ITV (UK) 1981   Johnny Maguire BRACKEN RTÉ (Ireland) 1982 Pat Barry THE TREATMENT    BBC1 (UK)1984    Father Michael […]

Awards & Nominations

in chronological order:   1979 Jacob’s Awards: Jacob’s Award for Best Actor in a TV Series (Drama) in “Bracken”–Won     1987 Fantasporto: International Fantasy Film Award for Best Actor, “Gothic” and “Defense of the Realm”–Won      1995 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures: NBR Award for Best […]