The Virtual Great Famine Voices Roadshow Starts Now!

The award-winning documentary, Ireland’s Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora, narrated by Gabriel Byrne, is the first offering in this series of online programs available to view at home, where we are all self-isolating and doing our best to “flatten the curve,” yes? This virtual roadshow is a response to […]

Home for St. Patrick’s Day!

Home? I’m already home? And I’m stuck here too, apparently. What are you talking about? Why, Ireland, of course, you ninny. During these times in which we find ourselves–I know, I know, I never thought this day would come, but it has, so we should do the best we can […]

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, […]