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Rose Plays Julie

Rose Plays Julie For those looking for artistic descendants of Alfred Hitchcock and his unique style, building suspense and sometimes horror, check out Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor’s Irish film ROSE PLAYS JULIE. The film is now running virtually as part of the Gene Siskel Film Center’s “From Your Sofa” series. Ann Skelly delivers an… Continue Reading

Hibernian Radio Launches Police Pub Tour

Hibernian Media Chairman Mike Houlihan is launching a promotional tour of Chicagoland’s Irish Pubs as he continues to salute local Irish First Responders on his weekly show, Hibernian Radio Hour, which is broadcast every Saturday night from 7-8PM on WSBC 1240AM and podcast at hibernianradio.org “We started the show in 2019 to honor our Irish… Continue Reading

Tony Golden:Good Company

What was the name of the Green Bay Packer running back that Chicago Bear George Connor creamed in Wrigley Field on a cold and grey Sunday in November of 1955?  Connor broke up the Packers flying wedge on a kickoff return and knocked that Packer into next week. They called it the “hit heard round… Continue Reading

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