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Chief O’Neill’s marks 20 years in business with its first Irish Spirits Festival

Chief O’Neill’s marks 20 years in business with its first Irish Spirits Festival

One of Chicago’s best pubs is marking its 20th anniversary by hosting its first Irish Spirits Festival  the evening of Friday, March 1 as part of the festivities. Chief O’Neill’s, 3471 N. Elston Ave., is owned and operated by Siobhan McKinney and her husband, Brendan. They and their pub were recently profiled in the Irish… Continue Reading

The Craic Radio Show Abides at Chief O’Neill’s Irish Pub

It was a little over three years ago that then Irish American Heritage Center President Geno Cooney spotted radio personality and controversial Irish American News columnist Mike Houlihan in a crowded Heritage Center hallway and introduced himself. Houlihan says, “It was a moment of pure serendipity. I’ve been known to ruffle some feathers of certain… Continue Reading