All Blog Posts Tagged 'Acting' (9)

From the Easter Rising to the Hollywood Hills

When the actor Arthur Shields strode towards the Abbey Theatre on Easter Monday, 1916, it was with one intent -- not to rehearse or act in a play, but to collect his rifle and take part in the greater drama that was about to shake the streets of Dublin.

Pictured, Arthur Shields

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Added by David Lawlor on February 1, 2016 at 11:30am — 21 Comments

The Charms of Filming 'Jimmy's Hall' in Ireland: Rebecca O'Brien

The following perspectives from Sixteen Films partner and producer Rebecca O'Brien (above) are drawn largely from the studio's Production Notes for the studio's latest film, the biopic "Jimmy's Hall," directed by her…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Keeping Score for 'Jimmy's Hall,' Master Composer George Fenton

The following Q&A with award-winning composer George Fenton is part of Sixteen Films' Production Notes for its biopic "Jimmy's Hall," largely filmed in the story's actual settings in County Leitrim. Fenton has composed music for more than 70 films, including "Jimmy's Hall" and "The…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Rekindling Love in 'Jimmy's Hall': Q&A with Simone Kirby

The following Q&A with County Clare-born actor Kirby Simone (Oonagh) in Sixteen Films' biopic "Jimmy's Hall") is part of the studio's Production Notes for the film, shot in the story's actual locales in County Leitrim. The notes,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 18, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Comic Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen: July 26,1895

Gracie Allen was born to George Allen and Molly Darragh, who were of Irish Catholic extraction. The Darraghs are listed as being from County Antrim with Gracie’s father, Patrick, born in 1833 and married Margaret Peggy McKillip from Ballymoney, County Antrim. The Darraghs were from County Antrim. Gracie’s father, Patrick, born in…

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Added by Dee Notaro on July 12, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Why the Hell do I love Gabriel Byrne and how do I know it's Love-not like but Love?

No matter that I have not met Gabriel--forget that for but a few moments as I explain myself.

Well first off-because so many people think it's odd that I a 23 year old just…

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Re: Gabriel Byrne on The Authorized Biography of Oliver Reed

Gabriel Byrne’s review of “What Fresh Lunacy is This?: The Authorized Biography of Oliver Reed, by Robert Sellers(August 03-Books-Book Reviews),” is such a phenomenal review with such rawness-that I am amazed so many just seem to go on disregarding Gabriel’s writing from experience, from the heart and soul and disregard him as a person thinking something to…

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

An Engimatic, Soulful, Egoless Actor

Enigmatic, Soulful, Egoless....

Gabe

Ageless

Brilliant

Rugged

Intense

Enigmatic

Loving

Brooding

Young at Heart

Real

Nice

Egoless…

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Analyzing the Claddagh Ring and Gabriel Byrne

Just an emmm update I recently put on my post for my Byrneperfection Blog http://byrneperfection.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/actor-gabriel-james-byrne-afraid/

So, is that emm how the Claddagh ring works? Hmm....>.> 

<em>Gah! I had it all mixed up and person above me didn't have it exactly right either! Gah!</em>

Totally Single: …

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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