The Byrne-ing News, September 2011 Edition

The Leonard Lopate Show: Impressions of 9/11: Gabriel Byrne From the show’s website posting dated September 9: All this week we’ve brought you impressions of 9/11 from people we’ve spoken to over the past year. Our last installment in this series is from renowned actor Gabriel Byrne. Leonard spoke with […]

New “Imagine Ireland” Video

This is new to me, anyway! In this fairly recently posted video, Gabriel Byrne invites you to “Imagine Ireland”: Be sure to subscribe to the Imagine Ireland YouTube channel so you will be alerted when new videos are posted. Several of these spots have been created with a variety of […]

Gleeson’s Passion Project: “At Swim-Two-Birds”

Updated July 13 In an interview with Irish Central, Mr. Gleeson reveals details about the making of the film, including Gabriel Byrne’s role: Gleeson will be doing just that with his next major project, one that has been a long time coming. He will be directing his own adaptation of […]

Theatre Forum Ireland in Galway

Update June 16 The Annual Theatre Forum Ireland Conference 2011 website [no longer available as of April 16, 2018] has provided video, podcasts, photos, and even cartoons from the event! Gabriel Byrne’s remarks in this video begin at the 3:00 minute mark and run through to the end, but watch […]

MoMA “Ireland on Film” Videos and More

Here are two videos of Gabriel from Revisiting “The Quiet Man”: Ireland on Film, the festival he curated at the Museum of Modern Art May 20 – June 3, provided by MOMA via YouTube. The other two MOMA videos are available at their website. And the Byrneholics posting about the […]

Saints and Sinners: A Reading by Edna O’Brien

As noted by the Wall Street Journal, the reading date was changed, but not the venue or the participants, thank the gods! Author Edna O’Brien and Gabriel Byrne appeared at the McNally Jackson bookstore in New York City on May 30th. In a blog posting/intimate account, Catherine Kustanczy tells us […]