A Special Holiday Present

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! Here is Gabriel Byrne reading the W. B. Yeats poem “Down By The Salley Gardens,” with Martin Hayes on the fiddle: […]

Saying Goodbye to the Cultural Ambassador for Ireland

Wherein Stella muses on the peripatetic, soon-to-be Ex Ambassador. [Under the menu heading “Gabriel” at the top of this page is the subheading “Cultural Ambassador.” Click it and the list of postings about his work as Cultural Ambassador for Ireland will pop up. Then you will see just how darned […]

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, but there is a transcript of the interview below]: Lauren talks with Gabriel Byrne about directing a very profound and provocative play James X, based on […]

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 […]