Gabriel Byrne Honored for Distinguished Service to Ireland

Gabriel Byrne has worked tirelessly for the Irish community, wherever it may be. His commitment to the arts has led him to serving as Cultural Ambassador for Ireland, supporting the Irish Arts Center in New York City by word and deed, and participating in honoring Irish artists, such as William […]

Celebrating Yeats: 150 Years!

Updated June 11 The Irish Times has conveniently collected several essays about Yeats for your reading pleasure: William Butler Yeats was born a century and a half ago, on June 13th, 1865. This collection of articles marks the depth of his engagement with Ireland and with his art, both as […]

The Byrne-ing News, July 2014 Edition

I know, I know. You think Gabriel Byrne is off somewhere, enjoying his summer vacation. Perhaps traveling around Ireland, enjoying the gorgeous scenery. Or on a private island somewhere, reading a book on the beach. Or maybe just hiding out in his cool New York abode, avoiding the heatwave. Well, […]

“Behind The Sword In The Stone” Premiere and More!

The premiere of the new documentary took place in Bray, Co Wicklow on December 20 at the Mermaid Theatre. I arrived the day before and spent some time exploring Dublin, but I have to confess I don’t remember much about that first day except a fantastic tour of the Abbey […]