A Late Late Post About The Late Late Show

Finally, here is the scoop on this big event! Gabriel Byrne appeared on the final episode hosted by Pat Kenny of The Late Late Show  on May 29. He talks about his delight in receiving the Golden Globe for his work on In Treatment (yay!), his involvement with The Irish Hospice […]

Getting Literary: Byrne Opens Festival in Ireland

Writers’ Week in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland, the annual literary festival, will be opened by Gabriel Byrne on May 27. Since it’s inception in 1970 Listowel Writers’ Week has been recognised as the primary event in Ireland’s literary calendar. North Kerry is the birthplace of many of Ireland’s most prominent […]

A Note about the Future from Brendan Gleeson

In a March 9 interview at Independent.ie, Brendan Gleeson talks about his latest film, the health care situation in Ireland, and his next project: He’s also in the midst of something he holds dear to his heart — a screen adaptation of Flann O’ Brien’s classic novel At Swim-Two-Birds. “I […]

Irish Film Academy Nomination for “Stories From Home”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) awards nominations were announced today in Dublin. The newly created best feature documentary category nominations  include Gabriel Byrne: Stories From Home. The awards ceremony is scheduled for February 14, 2009 in Dublin. Congratulations to Mr. Byrne and to […]

“Byrne Brings Back Christmas For the Grinch” article

Updated December 29, 2018: This article is still available at the Irish Examiner but, as I have seen all too often recently, it might disappear sometime soon, so here is the full text of Charley Brady’s wonderful Christmas story about the Grinch and Gabriel Byrne. Apologies for swiping the entire […]

Stories From Home Now Available!–UPDATED

This is Gabriel Byrne as you have never seen him: totally candid, unabashed, haunted, wry, fearless, and honest to an unprecedented degree. Irish television channel TV3 is making the new documentary Gabriel Byrne: Stories From Home, directed by Pat Collins, available in its entirety on their website. The video runs approximately 76 minutes […]