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Hibernian Transmedia to Record Revolutionary Radio Broadcast

Chicago, IL. On Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 8PM, Hibernian Transmedia, a local public charity dedicated to Irish and Irish American culture, will pre-record all three of their weekly radio programs in a one-hour extravaganza, set to broadcast on Saturday July 7, 2018. The very popular “Skinny & Houli Show Irish Hour”, which will begin… Continue Reading

Call for Entries

Gene Siskel Film Center & Hibernian Transmedia to present First Annual Irish American Movie Hooley Barbara Scharres, program director of The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, and Irish American News columnist and radio personality Mike Houlihan announced today their plan to present the first annual “Irish American Movie Hooley” at the Siskel Film Center… Continue Reading

Amazing Sights in Chicago Mayoral Race, Kass Fired.

Irish fighters have been celebrated over several centuries because they were seemingly without fear. Some will say that’s just because they’re hard headed but certainly every tyrant knows that a man with nothing to lose is the most dangerous. Here in Chicago we’ll all be able to celebrate that Irish fearlessness in the upcoming mayoral… Continue Reading

Lauren Corry crowned 2015 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen

Chicago’s Irish community have chosen their queen. Lauren Corry, a 28 year old middle school art teacher from Wheaton, IL was selected today after a competitive nail biter of a contest to determine which of the windy city’s fairest colleens will wear the crown for the next year. Lauren will preside over the 60th Annual… Continue Reading

Deadline extended to become 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen

Deadline Extended for 2015 Saint Patrick’s Day Queen Contest Looking for the New Parade Queen James F. Coyne, General Chairman of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, announced plans for a city wide search for Chicago’s fairest Colleen. She will represent the Chicago Irish community as the Queen of the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.… Continue Reading

Young Irish Radio Show to Launch This November

Young Irish Radio Show to Launch This November

Hibernian Transmedia launches new Young Irish Radio Show Hitting the airwaves on Saturday nights from 7-8PM, the newest addition to the Irish-American radio scene, “The Houli’s Hooley”, debuts on Saturday November 1st on WSBC 1240 AM and WCFJ 1470 AM. Join the Hooley with Bill and Paddy Houlihan every Saturday night with news, guests, music,… Continue Reading

Irish Filmmakers hit Chicago for Premiere of “A Terrible Beauty” at Siskel Film Center

Last night The Skinny & Houli Show here in Chicago, welcomed Dublin filmmakers Dave Farrell and his son Colin Farrell to Lizzie McNeill’s Irish Pub where the show is recorded each Wednesday night. The Farrells are in town for the Chicago premiere of their film, “A Terrible Beauty”, a significant historical docu-drama that captures the… Continue Reading