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 the New York Post (no, not the New York Review of Books, darn it!), Mr. Byrne notes four titles that […]

Saints and Sinners: A Reading by Edna O’Brien

As noted by the Wall Street Journal, the reading date was changed, but not the venue or the participants, thank the gods! Author Edna O’Brien and Gabriel Byrne appeared at the McNally Jackson bookstore in New York City on May 30th. In a blog posting/intimate account, Catherine Kustanczy tells us […]

The Byrne-ing News, March 2011 Edition

Updated March 23: Jessica at Dominican University reports on the Camerata Ireland/Bravo Award Gala evening. I’ve included this in the section below. Many thanks to Jessica for sharing! — Spring has sprung in some parts of the world and it is definitely Spring at Byrneholics. We’ve got plans up our […]

And Slowly Read, And Dream of the Soft Look

Poetry and the Creative Mind, the eighth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets held at Lincoln Center in New York City on April 20, provided a rare evening devoted to poetry read by an array of celebrities, including Meryl Streep, Rosanne Cash, Sting, Julian Schnabel, Alan Cumming, and […]

A Night to Celebrate Reading with Gabriel Byrne

The PTA of Public School 8, The Robert Fulton School, is sponsoring its first annual Night to Celebrate Reading, with special guest Gabriel Byrne, on Thursday, November 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Umbrage Gallery in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Check out the official website [note: this link is no longer […]