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Movie Hooley kicks off with COVADONGA Friday night.

Thirteen hundred years ago, way back in 718, an overwhelming army of blood thirsty Muslims ascended a mountain in Spain to kill and cannibalize the remaining Christians hiding on the Iberian Peninsula. But the Christians, led by a man named Pelayo, implored and prayed to the Blessed Mother, to come down and intercede for them.… Continue Reading

Slane Irish Whiskey Sponsors Irish Films

SLANE IRISH WHISKEY TO SPONSOR AND PRESENT THE 4TH ANNUAL IRISH AMERICAN MOVIE HOOLEY     When a party gets rowdy, the Irish call it a “hooley.” Mike Houlihan, Irish American Radio personality and Chairman of Hibernian Transmedia NFP, announced today that SLANE IRISH WHISKEY will be sponsoring this year’s 4th Annual Irish American Movie… Continue Reading

Jeanne Ives wins over Irish community

Chicagoland Irish Community Mobilizing around Jeanne Ives in Republican Primary A groundswell of support for State Representative Jeanne Ives in the upcoming Republican Primary for Governor on March 20th is coalescing in the Irish community. Irish American radio personality Mike Houlihan is spearheading a fundraiser, IRISH FOR IVES, on Monday March 5th at Reilly’s Daughter… Continue Reading

Danahey on the Loose at Christmas

Danahey on the Loose at Christmas

Here’s my checklist of things I’ve been doing during the Christmas holly daze season, an aging fat guy’s attempts to get through a time of year when it gets dark before 4:30 p.m. First, I have a tradition of eating as many Thanksgiving dinners as I can get invited to attend. I frequently repeat this… Continue Reading

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