MoMA “Ireland on Film” Videos and More

Here are two videos of Gabriel from Revisiting “The Quiet Man”: Ireland on Film, the festival he curated at the Museum of Modern Art May 20 – June 3, provided by MOMA via YouTube. The other two MOMA videos are available at their website. And the Byrneholics posting about the […]

Saints and Sinners: A Reading by Edna O’Brien

As noted by the Wall Street Journal, the reading date was changed, but not the venue or the participants, thank the gods! Author Edna O’Brien and Gabriel Byrne appeared at the McNally Jackson bookstore in New York City on May 30th. In a blog posting/intimate account, Catherine Kustanczy tells us […]

Imagine Ireland Presents: Gabriel Byrne

The Imagine Ireland monthly newsletter for May shone its spotlight on the Cultural Ambassador for Ireland. The message says: “Forward to a friend”, so here it is in its entirety, with an image provided by us! From Imagine Ireland: In 2010, the Irish Government created the new position of Cultural […]

Revisiting “The Quiet Man” : Ireland on Film

Updated June 7 A new documentary was recently released about the making of this film, entitled John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man, directed by Sé Merry Doyle. The film was part of the festival curated by Gabriel Byrne at MoMA and here is a clip, narrated by the Cultural Ambassador […]

The Byrne-ing News, May 2011 Edition

Updated May 3: Edna O’Brien: Saints and Sinners Gabriel Byrne and others will read from Ms. O’Brien’s work on May 25 at Symphony Space in New York City. Learn more about Ms. O’Brien in this interview from February. She has been, as the novelist Colum McCann puts it, “the advance […]

The Byrne-ing News, April 2011 Edition

The AIA Gala Mr. Byrne hosts the Archaeological Institute of America’s Annual Gala Tuesday, April 26, at Capitale in New York City. This Imagine Ireland event includes a Contemporary Gaelic Feast (yum!) and Irish poetry, dance, and spirits. We will share any pictures of this event that come our way! […]