Gabriel Byrne in Dublin, as “Quirke” and as himself

Gabriel Byrne has been spending a great deal of time in Ireland, as we know. Vikings, the new series for the History Channel, took up a lot of his time this summer and fall, and now he is back to film Quirke, the BBC mini-series based on the first three […]

The Fate of the Irish Film Board

It was a star-studded affair in an unlikely place: “the windowless, functional, fluorescent-lit chamber” in Leinster House, Dublin,¬†where the Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Arts heard testimony regarding the possible axing of the Irish Film Board. The Irish Times reports Wednesday, 14 October [This article is now behind a paywall […]