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#Gabriel Byrne

# gabriel-byrne - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough' Not A Witch Hunt This post contains videos

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”.

From The Daily Edge 'It hasn't gone far enough': Gabriel Byrne is winning praise for his comments on #MeToo Me Too

'It hasn't gone far enough': Gabriel Byrne is winning praise for his comments on #MeToo

Including some words for fellow actor Liam Neeson.

# gabriel-byrne - Friday 16 February, 2018

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year?

Gabriel Byrne has said people making films cheaply here doesn’t actually constitute an industry.

Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'

The legendary actor said that Ireland has the same battle as every small country in succeeding in the film industry.

# gabriel-byrne - Friday 19 January, 2018

From The Riordans to Hollywood: Gabriel Byrne to receive IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award

Byrne’s long career has seen him become one of Ireland’s most-loved actors.

# gabriel-byrne - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Gabriel Byrne says 'sex pests' were tolerated at RTÉ in the 1970s

Speaking today, Byrne said someone at RTÉ had made a former girlfriend’s life “an absolute misery” when she worked there.

# gabriel-byrne - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads

It’s being put in a book in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation.

# gabriel-byrne - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits are back with a brilliant anti-homophobia song Fellas

The Rubberbandits are back with a brilliant anti-homophobia song

And it features a Gabriel Byrne puppet.

# gabriel-byrne - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gabriel Byrne signs on to play engineering hero in Chilean miners movie The 33

Gabriel Byrne signs on to play engineering hero in Chilean miners movie

The 33 is already filming in Colombia.

# gabriel-byrne - Monday 16 December, 2013

Christmas lights are no longer causing a spike in electricity consumption

According to lighting manufacturers, it’s due to the increase in the numbers of LED lights being used.

# gabriel-byrne - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

# gabriel-byrne - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule

The national broadcaster’s autumn schedule includes Des Bishop going to China, a new Gabriel Byrne thriller, and a look at the biggest labour dispute in Irish history.

# gabriel-byrne - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Is The Gathering actually working?

Central Statistic Office figures show tourism has increased by four per cent.

# gabriel-byrne - Sunday 12 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 reasons Gabriel Byrne would be the world's best dad Be Our Dad Please

9 reasons Gabriel Byrne would be the world's best dad

Imagine how cool it would be.

# gabriel-byrne - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Column: So, we have recognised Tom Cruise's Irish roots... where's the harm in that?

Those who are cynical or opposed to the efforts of The Gathering should ask themselves why, says Larry Donnelly who questions what ignites such hostility to seemingly harmless endeavours like that of certificates of Irishness.

# gabriel-byrne - Monday 4 February, 2013

Column: The Gathering should be encouraged, not belittled and criticised

This initiative is taking tourism away from the bureaucrats and returning it to the people on the ground, writes John Verling.

# gabriel-byrne - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering?

It’s the government scheme aimed at encouraging you to invite relatives home and organise events celebrating Irish culture, but are you getting involved?

# gabriel-byrne - Monday 3 December, 2012

Michael O'Leary renames The Gathering 'The Grabbing'

He also said Leo Varadkar was “all talk” and that Shannon Airport should have been sold off.

# gabriel-byrne - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?

From The Daily Edge Adorable dogs who want to be invited to 'The Gathering' Too Cute This post contains images

Adorable dogs who want to be invited to 'The Gathering'

Cute dogs who love dressing in all things green and are totally opposed to Gabriel Byrne’s thoughts that The Gathering is a “scam”.

# gabriel-byrne - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pics: Who's been kissing Gabriel Byrne? Smooch

Pics: Who's been kissing Gabriel Byrne?

Someone, perhaps ‘of a certain age’, has planted a lipstick kiss on the Irish actor who has hit the headlines in recent days for bad-mouthing a government initiative.

Column: ‘Gabriel Byrne is wrong – The Gathering is volunteerism at its best’

Why do we always have to knock ordinary people who are trying to rebuild Ireland, writes Eddie Barrett.

# gabriel-byrne - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Poll: Is The Gathering 2013 a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is The Gathering 2013 a good idea?

Gabriel Byrne believes the initiative is a scam. But what do you think?

Gabriel Byrne slams The Gathering, calls it 'a scam'

The actor told Today FM’s Matt Cooper that Irish-American tourists are ‘shaken down’ for money when they visit Ireland.

# gabriel-byrne - Monday 27 August, 2012

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series TV

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series

Banville said Byrne is the “perfect” choice to star in the series – which he penned under the pseudonym Benjamin Black.

# gabriel-byrne - Saturday 8 October, 2011

LIVE: Bill Clinton addresses the Global Irish Economic Forum Global Irish This post contains videos

LIVE: Bill Clinton addresses the Global Irish Economic Forum

Watch as the former US president Bill Clinton delivers the keynote speech at the two-day economic forum taking place in Dublin Castle.

LIVE: Global Irish Economic Forum 2011 in Dublin GIEF 2011 This post contains videos

LIVE: Global Irish Economic Forum 2011 in Dublin

Live footage, courtesy of RTÉ, of events at the 2011 Global Irish Economic Forum, a two-day event taking place at Dublin Castle.

# gabriel-byrne - Friday 7 October, 2011

In pictures: celebrity, business and politics meet at Dublin Castle Global Irish This post contains images

In pictures: celebrity, business and politics meet at Dublin Castle

The great and the good have descended on the Global Irish Economic Forum in the capital today.

Taoiseach opens Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle

A two-day event will hope to harness the thoughts of the Irish diaspora on how Ireland’s economy can be resuscitated.

# gabriel-byrne - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum

Former US president Bill Clinton, economist David McWilliams and actor Gabriel Byrne are among those attending the event next month.

# gabriel-byrne - Sunday 29 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: Government minister warns of second bailout; Diarmuid Gavin’s multi-million euro garden; Tron resigns; Malta votes to legalise divorce; and Gabriel Byrne does Jedward, no really, he does…