The Byrne-ing News, St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Edition

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is a round-up of Byrne-ing film and other news to enhance your celebrations! Are you wearing the green today? No? Then consider yourself pinched! wink film news The Hollywood Reporter/Todd Mccarthy on the Cannes Possibilities, Probabilities, and Near-Shoo-Ins: THR’s chief film critic takes a look […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala October 4!

It is that time of year again! The Annual Spirit of Ireland Gala will be held October 4, 2013 in New York City. Here is your invitation, courtesy of the Irish Arts Center: Honorary Chairmen GABRIEL BYRNE and LIAM NEESON invite you to attend the Honoring DANIEL DAY-LEWIS Academy Award-Winning […]

Irish Arts Center Spring Fundraiser

The Irish Arts Center celebrated with Spring Cocktails on 22 May, 2012 in New York City. Irish luminaries included Gabriel Byrne (of course), Liam Neeson, Glen Hansard, and Colum McCann. A visit to the Irish Arts Center website does not offer us much information about this event, but we are […]

Saying Goodbye to the Cultural Ambassador for Ireland

Wherein Stella muses on the peripatetic, soon-to-be Ex Ambassador. [Under the menu heading “Gabriel” at the top of this page is the subheading “Cultural Ambassador.” Click it and the list of postings about his work as Cultural Ambassador for Ireland will pop up. Then you will see just how darned […]

“James X” in New York

Updated December 29 The Better Show has a brief interview with Mr. Byrne about the play [Please note: the video is no longer available, but there is a transcript of the interview below]: Lauren talks with Gabriel Byrne about directing a very profound and provocative play James X, based on […]

World Actors Forum in Ireland in 2014

Independent.ie reports [This article is no longer linked because the URL usually does not work]: By Michael Brennan Deputy Political Editor, Friday November 25 2011 The Government is planning to lure Hollywood stars to a “world actors forum” in Ireland during its term in office. The project has the backing […]