A Special Holiday Present – Updated Dec 28!

Updated December 28 This is the perfect holiday present!  The music is amazing, the readings are great, and the sense of camaraderie, fellowship, and just plain fun is fantastic! Other Voices NYC October 2011: this is a playlist of several videos on YouTube from the event. Here is Gabriel Byrne […]

Saying Goodbye to the Cultural Ambassador for Ireland

Wherein Stella muses on the peripatetic, soon-to-be Ex Ambassador. Yes, apparently it is true. Gabriel Byrne, the first Cultural Ambassador for Ireland, is stepping down. Two years into his three-year appointment and he is saying “Enough!” I do not blame him one bit. I suspect he has purchased stock in […]

Imagine Ireland on RTÉ Radio One’s Arts Tonight Podcast

RTÉ Radio One’s Arts Tonight broadcast provides two Imagine Ireland features, one part on November 28, with the second part airing next Monday. Listen to Part One Part One This is a series of brief interviews investigating, analyzing, and assessing some of the activities of Imagine Ireland this past year […]

“James X” in New York

Updated December 29 The Better Show has a brief interview with Mr. Byrne about the play [Please note: the video is no longer available]: Lauren talks with Gabriel Byrne about directing a very profound and provocative play James X, based on a true story about the systematic abuse of children […]

World Actors Forum in Ireland in 2014

Independent.ie reports [This article is no longer linked because the URL usually does not work]: By Michael Brennan Deputy Political Editor, Friday November 25 2011 The Government is planning to lure Hollywood stars to a “world actors forum” in Ireland during its term in office. The project has the backing […]