Other Voices New York City

Gabriel Byrne reading Down By The Salley Gardens by W. B. Yeats, with Martin Hayes on fiddle at Other Voices NYC (added to complete this posting–finally!): And here is the Playlist on YouTube with several performances from that amazing evening! — Updated November 29 RTÉ announces Christmas highlights [this page […]

The Business of the Arts

According to the IrishTimes.com [this article is now behind a paywall], Gabriel Byrne will be doing something new later this year. FUNDING: COMPANIES WILL have to be more involved in the arts to make up for the absence of Government funding, Minister for the Arts Jimmy Deenihan has said. Speaking at […]

WorldIrish.com Launch

In addition to attending the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin, Cultural Ambassador Byrne is also helping to launch the new gateway on the web for the Irish global community: WorldIrish.com. [As of September 8, 2016 this website is no longer available] Some have commented that this new web resource […]

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 […]

Updated: “Guests of the Nation”

Updated October 20 Julia Judge of Lincoln Center Theater writes about the evening at Vulgo Magazine: Gabriel spoke passionately of the influence of the film, the importance of the restoration in regard to Ireland’s film history and the significance of O’Connor’s story and O’Connor’s overall canon… At the reception Gabriel […]