The Byrne-ing News, May 2010 Edition

The Cultural Ambassador for Ireland has been popping up in all sorts of interesting places in the past few weeks, both in the US and in Dublin. Galas and fundraisers are part and parcel of his life now and actually always have been. These recent appearances are just like the […]

An Evening with Gabriel Byrne at the Picture House

UPDATED June 2: According to the Picture House tweets, Caryn James, film critic and culture writer, will interview Mr. Byrne in the Q&A session after the showing of Miller’s Crossing on June 12. Ms. James was a critic for the New York Times and has now branched out to other […]

Stories From Home at the Boston Irish Film Festival

We are pleased to share with you some photos taken during the Q&A with Gabriel Byrne that followed the screening of Gabriel Byrne: Stories from Home at The Boston Irish Film Festival on the 26th March 2010. Photos are courtesy of the kind people at The Boston Irish Film Festival. […]

One for All – d’Artagnan!

Gabriel Byrne has no fear of portraying icons. He has essayed several well-known historical figures, including Uther Pendragon, Christopher Columbus, Lord Byron, and Friedrich Bhaer (yes, the Professor is fictional, but still an icon, as any Louisa May Alcott fan will attest). And he has played iconic types as well: […]

5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Parades and green beer not really your thing? Here are five suggestions for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home and/or computer. And while you are enjoying the day, remember to toast Gabriel Byrne as the New Cultural Ambassador for Ireland! L’Chaim! Wait. […]

The Byrne-ing News, March 2010 Edition

UPDATE March 14 LostLily, our roving New York correspondent, has filed this report about the showing of Gabriel Byrne: Stories From Home at the Craic Festival: So, he wasn’t at the screening. Terence Mulligan, who organizes Craic Fest, welcomed everyone, thanked the sponsors and then said, “Unfortunately, Gabriel Byrne couldn’t […]