Donal McCann

Donal McCann obituary in “The Independent” in 1999. Primarily a stage actor Donal McCann  has made very few films since his debut in 1966 in Walt Disney’s “The Fighting Prince of Donegal”.   However his magnificent performance in John Huston’s elegy “The Dead” with Anjelica Huston ensures him a place in film history.   He played the central part […]

Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel Byrne TCM Overview. He is one of Ireland’s most eminent actors whose work has grown in stature over the years.   Gabriel Byrne first came to national attention with his role of Pat Barry in “The Riordan’s” in the late seventies.   His character was given his own series “Bracken” (which ultimately became “Glenroe”).   His first […]