Citizens Report American Irish Culture

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

My Diner with an Irish Movie Star

One of my great ambitions in life was to be an Irish movie star. I kind of imagined I’d be this Peter O’Toole type character from MY FAVORITE YEAR, when O’Toole created the great character of Alan Swan doing live TV on the Sid Caesar show. He was charming, the ladies loved him, he told… 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

A Visit with Bigger Bolder Baking’s Gemma Stafford

A Visit with Bigger Bolder Baking’s Gemma Stafford

Wexford, Ireland native Gemma Stafford has figured a way to use YouTube as a tool where she isn’t being an idiot out for garnering quick hits on her videos, but offering nice, helpful hints for making delicious desserts and other tasty treats. Four years ago, Stafford and her husband, Californian Kevin Kurtz launched their own… Continue Reading

Rauner Grandstands at Cop’s Funeral

For all the judges, media fakers, and politicians who have been trashing the cops and releasing scum bags and murderers on bond for the last couple years, hope you bastards are happy now. Somebody told me Governor Rauner spoke yesterday at the funeral of murdered 18th District Police Commander Paul Bauer. Of course Rahm Emanuel… 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 through the New Year

Danahey on the Loose through the New Year

Happy Eastern Orthodox Christmas everybody! Happy New Year, too. To mark those occasions, best fest buddy Tom said he was going to be shaving off his beard on on before the Jan. 7 holiday. But no. The beard has been keeping him warm during the tundra time between regular old Christmas and the Orthodox one.… 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

Danahey on the loose on ice, Crystal and otherwise

Danahey on the loose on ice, Crystal and otherwise

So I went to see Cirque du Soleil Crystal, the latest creation from the Canadian company known for reinventing the circus in ways the Ringling Brothers could never imagine, in ways that led the way for a new age of arena spectacles and which has become an empire onto its own. Cirque’s 42nd original production… Continue Reading