Blast from the Past: Dublin Shakespeare Society

This lovely black and white photograph comes to us from the vault of photographer Terry O’Brien, who kindly shared it on Twitter. Thanks to the accomplished detective skills of Byrneholic Violetta, we know a bit more, because she discovered the Dublin Shakespeare Society’s website. Thanks, Violetta! heart The called-out text […]

A New Book by Gabriel Byrne!

Finally and at last! It’s done! And it will be coming our way this year. The Guardian broke the news first, in their indispensable overview of forthcoming books: 2020 in Books: A Literary Calendar. Walking With Ghosts by Gabriel Byrne (Picador) The Irish actor writes a memoir of his childhood […]

Good Night, Gaybo

Updated November 9 Joe.ie has published a lovely tribute to Gay Byrne. Included are a video of some of Gay’s memorable interviews and tweets from a variety of people affected by his passing. Do take a look. November 6 Many of us who are not fortunate enough to live in […]

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, […]

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 […]

Gabriel Byrne on RTÉ Radio: Second Captain’s Saturday

Gabriel Byrne was the featured guest Saturday on the Second Captain’s Radio program on RTÉ One Radio in Ireland. He called in from New York City to talk about sports, and soccer in particular, the impending visit to Ireland of Pope Francis, and American politics (he sounded about as angry […]