Charles Byrne, the Irish Giant

The story of Irish Giant Charles Byrne who died in England in 1783 aged twenty-two reputedly standing eight feet-four inches.  Byrne’s enormous skeleton remains on display at the Hunterian Museum in London.  We revealed in the documentary the existence of a number of modern Irish giants who share a genetic mutation with Byrne.  This story has been printed and reported in press all over the world and the documentary has been a major success.

Newspaper articles:

New York Times

The Guardian

Watch the full film here:

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