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Irish America Claims Chicago Flag!

Irish America Claims Chicago Flag!

Hibernian Media is in the final stages of editing their masterpiece IN SEARCH OF WEEPING JIM, the story of the late 31st Ward Chicago Alderman James Ambrose Kearns and his role as the “father of the Chicago flag.” The film is financed by the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago and other generous donors. Kearns… 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

Deadline extended to become 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen

Deadline Extended for 2015 Saint Patrick’s Day Queen Contest Looking for the New Parade Queen James F. Coyne, General Chairman of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, announced plans for a city wide search for Chicago’s fairest Colleen. She will represent the Chicago Irish community as the Queen of the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.… Continue Reading

Danahey on the Loose downtown and listening to the Celtic Thunder Christmas Symphony Tour

  My Mom passed away Thanksgiving weekend. So now I will always remember her during that holiday, especially with any and every dry turkey served. She did have a great recipe for coleslaw, though, which worked well on a leftover turkey sandwich with some pickled beets. Kids may not realize that Christmas season used to… Continue Reading

Young Irish Radio Show to Launch This November

Young Irish Radio Show to Launch This November

Hibernian Transmedia launches new Young Irish Radio Show Hitting the airwaves on Saturday nights from 7-8PM, the newest addition to the Irish-American radio scene, “The Houli’s Hooley”, debuts on Saturday November 1st on WSBC 1240 AM and WCFJ 1470 AM. Join the Hooley with Bill and Paddy Houlihan every Saturday night with news, guests, music,… Continue Reading

Katie Grennan joins Return to Ireland Tour

  The Skinny & Houli Show Return to Ireland Tour will feature special musical guest Katie Grennan on the tour with Chicago’s favorite Irish-American radio personalities. Katie Grennan is a champion Irish dancer and fiddler featured in the August issue of Irish Dancing Magazine and tours regularly all over the world as an Irish dancer… Continue Reading

Colleen Nolan Selected 2014 Chicago Rose of Tralee

Colleen Marie Nolan, 25, was selected as Chicago’s 2014 Rose of Tralee Saturday night at a raucous and exuberant party to select this year’s Rose. Colleen is a 2010 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  She is a CPA and works in Finance for Grosvenor Capital Management, an alternative investment firm. … Continue Reading