The Byrne-ing News, June 2021 Edition

It’s time to stop, take a breath, sit down, maybe grab a cold/hot drink, and lose yourself in the world of Byrne! This month’s news brings together interviews, pics, a lovely blast from the past, and lots more. Gabriel Byrne may say he doesn’t have the energy now for action, […]

The Byrne-ing News, June 2019 Edition

So many of us are away on vacation now, relaxing in exotic locales, hanging out with family for a summer break, or just getting our feet wet at the beach. Taking it easy. It was a very busy Spring! And now we can kick back a bit. But not Mr. […]

The Byrne-ing News, April 2019 Edition

Spring has sprung once again! The sun is back up in the sky, the flowers are bursting out, and the world is turning green. Well, the Northern Hemisphere is, anyway. wink With Spring, comes News! Irish Arts Center Building Update Gabriel has been a staunch supporter and a vocal advocate […]

EVEN THE DEAD: Latest Quirke Book!

Benjamin Black’s latest Quirke novel, Even the Dead, was published in the US in January. It is a brilliant follow-up to Holy Orders, the previous Quirke story, while it also opens up several new avenues for angst, love, and vindication for our hero.  While there is no word on any […]

Dublin Noir: The QUIRKE Mega TV Page

Skip the foggy Dublin streets and go directly to the QUIRKE Mega TV Page or read the prologue below. Either way, put the teakettle on for some Barry’s Tea first! Quirke, a BBC mini-series filmed on location in Ireland, offers us one of Gabriel Byrne’s most iconic performances. The series […]

Page to Screen: “Quirke: Elegy for April”

How do you take an entire book and transform it into a 90-minute television show? I do not know the answer to that question, but I do know a very good example of just such a process happening–successfully! Benjamin Black, the nom de plume of author John Banville, has written […]