The Byrne-ing News, December 2019

We Byrneholics are such an international group. Some of us are freezing our tushes off in icy winter weather while others are enjoying–or perhaps enduring is more appropriate–a long, hot summer. There are probably a few of us experiencing fall and/or spring as well, given how far-flung we are across […]

Six Episodes of “Bracken”

Mr. Byrne’s role as Pat Barry in the early 1980’s Irish soap opera Bracken is the role for which many Irish fans remember him. Those of us who missed out on that show have never had the chance to see him at this early stage of his career. Now that […]

Gabriel Byrne in “Bracken”

Here is a real rarity: an excerpt, including the opening credits, from the first episode of the series Bracken, with Gabriel Byrne in the role of Pat Barry. Many thanks to @g12_el on Twitter for making this available and to Linda for her video wizardry! Bracken, a rural television drama […]