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Katie Grennan joins Return to Ireland Tour

  The Skinny & Houli Show Return to Ireland Tour will feature special musical guest Katie Grennan on the tour with Chicago’s favorite Irish-American radio personalities. Katie Grennan is a champion Irish dancer and fiddler featured in the August issue of Irish Dancing Magazine and tours regularly all over the world as an Irish dancer… Continue Reading

“A Terrible Beauty” to Premiere at Gene Siskel Film Center

“A Terrible Beauty”, Irish Film on 1916 Easter Uprising, to Premiere in Chicago at The Gene Siskel Film Center September 26 & 28, 2014   The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, will host the Chicago premiere of a significant historical docu-drama chronicling events during the 1916 Easter rebellion by Irish Volunteers… Continue Reading

Colleen Nolan Selected 2014 Chicago Rose of Tralee

Colleen Marie Nolan, 25, was selected as Chicago’s 2014 Rose of Tralee Saturday night at a raucous and exuberant party to select this year’s Rose. Colleen is a 2010 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  She is a CPA and works in Finance for Grosvenor Capital Management, an alternative investment firm. … Continue Reading

Milwaukee Irish Fest Announces 2013 Festival Entertainment Lineup

Milwaukee Irish Fest Announces 2013 Festival Entertainment Lineup Celtic Music Highlights include Nova Scotia Showcase and Several Must-See Acts   MILWAUKEE, Wis. (June 3, 2013) – Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world’s largest Irish festival, announces their entertainment lineup for 2013. With several exciting acts and a Nova Scotia Showcase, guests will want to stay and… Continue Reading

Irish Film, “OUR IRISH COUSINS, Screening at Beverly Art Center

Our Irish Cousins at The Beverly Art Center on Saturday night, May 25th, 7PM The Beverly Art Center will host a special screening of Mike Houlihan’s comic documentary film, “Our Irish Cousins”, on Saturday night, May 25th at 7PM. Tickets are $12 and Houlihan will be present for a post-screening discussion of the film. OUR… Continue Reading

Marty Madden honored in Irish American Small Business 50

Marty Madden, son of River Forest residents Joe and Char Madden, was recently honored in New York at a gala dinner to celebrate “The Irish American Small Business 50”, selected by The Irish Echo Newspaper in New York City.  Marty’s company, Maine Lobster Exchange, is a Live Lobster wholesale company that delivers exclusively to the… Continue Reading