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Movie Hooley Redux

Hollywood can’t make up its mind, whether to call it “Movie Hooley II” or “Son of Movie Hooley”. But Barbara Scharres, program director of The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, and Irish American News columnist and radio personality Mike Houlihan, have announced  their plan to present the second annual “Irish American Movie Hooley” at… 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

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

“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