Spirit of Ireland Gala 2011

Here is the video of Gabriel’s Gala Speech (added November 15, 2014 with thanks to Sarah R.)! — Updated October 19 From Irish Central: Award-winning actor Liam Neeson and Ireland’s Cultural Ambassador Gabriel Byrne, presented Riverdance composer, Bill Whelan with the Spirit of Ireland Award, at the 12th annual Irish […]

The Byrne-ing News, October 2010 Edition

October is turning out to be a very busy time for Gabriel Byrne! Here is the latest information about his schedule: October 1: The Irish Arts Center Eleventh Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala. Gabriel is one of the honorary chairs (along with Liam Neeson and others). Among the honorees this […]

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 […]

Gabriel Byrne Helps Bring Home the Money

Thanks to Lara for the heads up, as usual! According to IrishCentral.com (December 7, 2009): The Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs,  Micheál Martin, T.D., today announced a major grant for a landmark Irish project in New York. Minister Martin said that a total of €2.3 million will be provided immediately towards […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2009

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2009 Honorary Co-Chairs GABRIEL BYRNE and LIAM NEESON invite you to IRISH ARTS CENTER SPIRIT OF IRELAND GALA 2009 New York Athletic Club,  180 Central Park South, New York 6:30 pm Cocktails and Silent Auction; 8:00 pm Dinner and Awards Presentation This is an annual fund-raising event […]

The Irish Arts Center Honors Jim Sheridan

On May 11, 2009, there was a cocktail reception honoring Oscar-nominated Director Jim Sheridan at the Irish Arts Center in New York City. Honorary Chairs included Ambassador Niall Burgess, Gabriel Byrne, Terry George, The Honorable Christine Quinn and Maureen White, along with Oscar-winning actor Robert Duvall, who all honored Oscar-nominated […]