Into The West: Truth and Magic in Ireland

One wonders what was running through Gabriel Byrne’s mind as he read the script for the film Into The West. Certainly he knew the origins of the story of Oisín and Tir na nÓg. The early epic poem of Yeats (his longest poem, as it turns out), The Wanderings of […]

An Irishman in the City: Madigan Men

Madigan Men was not Gabriel Byrne’s first foray into television. No, he started there, on the small screen in Ireland, first in The Riordans, and then in its spin-off designed to showcase this new young actor: Bracken. The role of Ben Madigan came two decades later and it is a […]

The Byrne-ing News, February 2011 Edition

Updated Feb 15 The very nice Jessica at Dominican University has responded with the following disappointing news: Unfortunately we have just learned that Gabriel will not be able to attend our benefit to accept his Bravo Award due to delays in his film shooting schedule. We are hoping he will […]

One Inspired Byrneholic: Aragarna

While Imagine Ireland is inspiring everyone to think about all artistic things Irish, it is good to note that Gabriel Byrne is pretty inspiring in his own right. Proof of this can be found everywhere on the Internet, especially YouTube and Flickr. People love to take pictures of him and […]

Writing In Treatment, Part 2

Finally, part 2 of the series. Sarah Treem is best known to us as the creator of the Sophie and April episodes for In Treatment, Seasons One and Two. She is now bringing Jesse to life in Season Three. Sarah, as a member of the IT team, has won both […]

Barry McCall on Gabriel Byrne and Pho20graphy

Barry McCall, fashion and celebrity photographer, answers a few questions about his recently published retrospective, Pho20graphy, all proceeds for which go to the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC). Be sure to check out the video and information at the end of the interview! Byrneholics: Your […]