A Modest Proposal from Gabriel Byrne

‘Tis the season for Modest Proposals, it seems. Earlier this week, it was proposed on Twitter that the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution be overturned. What’s that, you ask? That is the amendment giving women the right to vote. OH! And of course, the hashtag #RepealThe19th was trending […]

Mannix Flynn Endorsement

Gabriel Byrne and Mannix Flynn have been friends and colleagues for many years. They have collaborated on plays together over the years and recently worked together on the YES Campaign for Marriage Equality in Ireland. In this season of elections, in the US and abroad, here is Gabriel’s endorsement of […]

Dublin Noir: The QUIRKE Mega TV Page

Skip the foggy Dublin streets and go directly to the QUIRKE Mega TV Page or read the prologue below. Either way, put the teakettle on for some Barry’s Tea first! Quirke, a BBC mini-series filmed on location in Ireland, offers us one of Gabriel Byrne’s most iconic performances. The series […]

Celebrating Yeats: 150 Years!

Updated June 11 The Irish Times has conveniently collected several essays about Yeats for your reading pleasure: William Butler Yeats was born a century and a half ago, on June 13th, 1865. This collection of articles marks the depth of his engagement with Ireland and with his art, both as […]

A Noble Call for Marriage Equality

Heart-felt. Eloquent. Impassioned. These are some of the words Tweeters used to describe Gabriel Byrne as he spoke at A Noble Call for Marriage Equality, an event held at the Abbey Theater in Dublin on Tuesday, May 13. We are not surprised. It was lovely to see him at a […]