The Show Must Go Online: The Irish Rep

The Irish Repertory Theatre or, as we generally know it, The Irish Rep, is not standing by the sidelines during this pandemic crisis. Nope, they are not. They have instead enlisted the help of their incredible company to take their show on the road–the virtual road, that is! From the […]

The Byrne-ing News, February 2019 Edition

Ahhh. After the holidays. Yes. No more frantic present-hunting. No more airport trips and delayed flights. No more holiday cookies and candy and cake…Wait! No more treats? Yes, we’ve got treats! Gabriel Byrne Treats. Read on! Treat #1: New series: War of the Worlds Do we sense a trend here? […]

The Byrne-ing News, November 2017 Edition

Autumn is seriously upon us now. Where I live, the air has finally turned brisk and cold and the leaves on the trees down in town (few trees up here on my mountain) just recently turned to fiery fall colors before covering the ground in a carpet of flame. Things […]

Dublin’s Talking Statues: Byrne is James Joyce

What an imaginative project! If you have ever visited Dublin, you know the city is littered with statues–every time you look up or around, there is another one. Dublin and Irish history is in these statues, of course, but there is Dublin’s literary history as well. And now 10 of […]

The Byrne-ing News, July 2017 Edition

It’s summertime! We have no idea where Gabriel Byrne is at the moment, but according to the news below, he is just as busy as ever! And wherever our peripatetic Irishman (and his new family!) may be, what better way is there for YOU to beat the heat than catching […]

Irish Love Affair

With words, that is. Today is Bloomsday. So today, we will visit a library and take a walk. The library belongs to Gabriel Byrne, of course. In an interview with Barbara Hoffman at the New York Post (no, not the New York Review of Books, darn it!), Mr. Byrne notes […]