The Emmy Race

Updated July 14 The nominations were announced this morning and it appears to be a total shut out for In Treatment. Nothing to see here. Move along… No, I’m not upset. I’ve moved on. — Updated July 12 It is not just about Best Actor in a Drama. No, it […]

Theatre Forum Ireland in Galway

Update June 16 The Annual Theatre Forum Ireland Conference 2011 website [no longer available as of April 16, 2018] has provided video, podcasts, photos, and even cartoons from the event! Gabriel Byrne’s remarks in this video begin at the 3:00 minute mark and run through to the end, but watch […]

The GOAL Ball Paris 2011

Updated June 28 Finally, here are my favorite pictures from the Ball. Many more pictures have been provided very kindly by the  GOAL Ball Paris Flickr stream. Thank you, GOAL! Surrounded by women. As usual. Then surrounded by men! Finally, all on his own. The hands of Gabriel Byrne And […]

MoMA “Ireland on Film” Videos and More

Here are two videos of Gabriel from Revisiting “The Quiet Man”: Ireland on Film, the festival he curated at the Museum of Modern Art May 20 – June 3, provided by MOMA via YouTube. The other two MOMA videos are available at their website. And the Byrneholics posting about the […]

Jedward and Obama in Ireland

President Obama visited Dublin on May 23, 2011. His full remarks that day are available at the official White House website (video of his remarks is also available). The White House blog provides excerpts from President Obama’s speech: Irish signatures are on our founding documents.  Irish blood was spilled on […]

Revisiting “The Quiet Man” : Ireland on Film

Updated June 7 A new documentary was recently released about the making of this film, entitled John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man, directed by Sé Merry Doyle. The film was part of the festival curated by Gabriel Byrne at MoMA and here is a clip, narrated by the Cultural Ambassador […]