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Hibernian Radio Launches Police Pub Tour

Hibernian Radio to launch 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

“We started the show in 2019 to honor our Irish cops, firefighters, and paramedics, but recent statements by morons pushing to ‘defund the police’ have really ticked me off. We’d like to record our show from a variety of Irish pubs in Chicagoland to salute the local police officers for their valor and fortitude in this very troubling time. The cops deserve our respect and prayers in their continual fight against societal ignorance and bias spawned by uninformed politicians and ‘social justice protestors.’”

The tour will take the show to Irish pubs throughout the city and record talks with each pub’s “favorite cops”, as they discuss their careers and Irish backgrounds, including music and community news along the way.  “It’s also a great opportunity for pub owners to let the police know how much they are appreciated in their community.”, Houlihan said,

To arrange for Hibernian Radio to record their show in your Irish pub, please contact Mike Houlihan at 312-431-8700 or

First pub on the police tour to be scheduled is Wednesday night June 10th at 6:30PM at Cork & Kerry at the Park, 3258 South Princeton , on Wed. night June 17th at 6:30PM and Wed. June 24th at 6:30PM. And on Wed. night July 1st at 6PM at The Celtic Boxing Club, 3012 W. 111th Street, Mt. Greenwood. Come on out to support your Irish First Responders!

Hibernian Media was founded in 2013 as a 501c3 public charity dedicated to Irish and Irish American culture and they produce a variety of media, including a pair of weekly radio shows, their annual film festival, and assorted concerts, television programs and independent films. More info at

Hibernian Radio is sponsored by McCann’s Irish Oatmeal, Personal Injury Attorney James McGing, Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, Local 150 Operating Engineers, and The Irish American News.

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