Acting “in conversation” with Gabriel Byrne
Saturday, 24 July 2021, 12.00
From blockbusters of the 1990s such as The Usual Suspects and Into the West, to recent hits Hereditary and Lost Girls, celebrated Irish actor Gabriel Byrne has enjoyed an illustrious career that spans cinema, television and the stage. His performance in his new film Death of a Ladies’ Man, which is featured in the 2021 Fleadh programme, recently won Byrne the IFTA for Actor in a Lead Role. Byrne plays Samuel O’Shea, a lifelong womaniser who begins experiencing strange visions that disrupt his world and begin to alarm him.
Byrne will discuss this role and his craft in an “in conversation” event hosted by prolific Irish actor and writer Kate O’Toole. O’Toole is a board member of the Fleadh and has starred in dramas such as The Dead, Dancing at Lughnasa, and Possession, as well as hit TV series The Tudors.