The Byrne-ing News, December 2019

We Byrneholics are such an international group. Some of us are freezing our tushes off in icy winter weather while others are enjoying–or perhaps enduring is more appropriate–a long, hot summer. There are probably a few of us experiencing fall and/or spring as well, given how far-flung we are across […]

Land Without God Opens in Ireland!

Ground-breaking. Unmissable. A journey into the dark side of the Irish State. Gerard Mannix Flynn’s film, Land Without God, opens in theaters in Ireland this Friday. Mannix Flynn talks about his new film with Ivan Yates at the NewsTalk podcast in Ireland, 17 October 2019: As most of you know, […]

Stories From Home: A Tale of One Man’s Journey

Gabriel Byrne recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Irish Film and Television Academy, in a ceremony attended by friends and colleagues and watched by fans from around the world. He is as busy as ever, with three or four projects on the burner every year, as well as […]

New Film: LAND WITHOUT GOD

Putting on his Executive Producer’s hat, Gabriel Byrne is part of the team bringing the new documentary Land Without God to screens in 2019. The film is written, co-directed, and narrated by Gerard Mannix Flynn, a friend of Gabriel’s for many years. From the synopsis: An intimate portrait of a […]

Backstage: A Moon for the Misbegotten

Thanks to Byrneholics sleuth extraordinaire Violetta, here is a brief documentary look at the 2000 Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece, A Moon for the Misbegotten, with insightful and illuminating comments by Gabriel Byrne throughout. Backstage at the Goodman: A Moon for the Misbegotten from turgical on Vimeo.  The play […]

Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

Status: Completed Premiered on PBS March 26, 2018. DVD is available at the documentary’s official website Written and directed by Helen Whitney Featuring Gabriel Byrne, Caitlin Doughty, Jim Crace, Adam Frank, and more Description from PBS: “Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death,” a documentary by Director Helen Whitney, […]