Walking With Ghosts: New Events!

Two new events in Gabriel Byrne’s Virtual Book Tour are scheduled for this month. More information, with links to get tickets, is below. But first, a treat Here is Gabriel in conversation with author and friend Colm Toíbín, brought to us by Live Talks, Los Angeles. I did not know […]

New Book for Irish Hospice Foundation!

Gabriel Byrne joins a host of contributors in the arts and politics in continuing to provide support for the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF), a cause near and dear to his heart. The IHF shared the news today: a new book is underway, entitled Sons+Fathers: Some of the world’s best known […]

Gabriel Byrne on Panel at Global Forum

Updated October 10 The video from the Saturday morning panel “Promoting Irish Culture,” with Ambassador Byrne, author Colm Tóibín, and comedian Dara O Briain, is only available at RTE until October 29, so hurry over and view it while you can. A transcript of quotes from Mr. Byrne is in […]

Irish Love Affair

With words, that is. Today is Bloomsday. So today, we will visit a library and take a walk. The library belongs to Gabriel Byrne, of course. In an interview with Barbara Hoffman at the New York Post (no, not the New York Review of Books, darn it!), Mr. Byrne notes […]

Kilkenny Arts Festival, August 6-15: Updated

Updated 10 years later, in 2020. . . Here, finally and at last, is the program itself: — August 8: The Irish Times provides a wonderful report by Michael Harding [which is now behind a paywall] of the first days of the festival, entitled “Getting Ambushed by Brilliant Minds in […]

The Byrne-ing News, June 2010 Edition

When Gabriel Byrne visits Ireland these days, it is usually not for a vacation in his homeland. His visits turn into whirlwinds of activity–artistic, ambassadorial, and even sometimes personal. By the time he returns to his “other” home in the States, he needs a vacation from his vacation! I’m Ready […]