Camerata Ireland + Gabriel Byrne

Updated Feb 16: Dominican University has created a beautiful web presence [this webpage is no longer available] for this benefit featuring the Camerata Ireland chamber orchestra. About the Bravo Award: Presentation of the Bravo Award: Presented to a person or organization whose exceptional contributions have enhanced the Chicagoland community’s opportunities […]

The Byrne-ing News, February 2011 Edition

Updated Feb 15 The very nice Jessica at Dominican University has responded with the following disappointing news: Unfortunately we have just learned that Gabriel will not be able to attend our benefit to accept his Bravo Award due to delays in his film shooting schedule. We are hoping he will […]

An Irish Celebration: Annual AIA Gala in April

Update May 3 While the previous two gala’s have been successful and intriguing, the third annual gala of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) pulled out all the stops and generated some non-scholarly buzz: even the Wall Street Journal reported on the event, noting that Gabriel Byrne was the official […]

Culture and Activism: Gabriel Byrne Represents and Inspires

Updated: More news from Irish Central Ireland’s Cultural Ambassador, Gabriel Byrne has vowed to support a campaign in London to save the Irish Cultural center in Hammersmith, which has been threatened with closure after the local council announced plans to sell off it’s building, once the current lease expires. In […]

Imagine Ireland: Meet Curator Gabriel Byrne

How many hats can one man wear? No, I am not referring to the film Miller’s Crossing, although since you mention it…no, let’s not get side-tracked. I am referring to Gabriel Byrne, who is currently sporting about as many professional hats as one man can possibly wear at one time. […]

Imagine Ireland: The Washington DC Launch

NBC Washington: Gabriel Byrne on “Imagine Ireland” Actor/director Gabriel Byrne, cultural ambassador for Ireland, was the guest of honor at Irish Ambassador Michael Collins’ home Monday night. “John Lennon,” said Byrne, “reminded us how the imagination can interpret and reshape the world around us.” Lennon was the grandson of Irish […]