Podcast Saturday Dec. 1, 2018

Flood Bros. Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and the lads kick the show into high gear for Christmas with our guest, Chicago’s favorite Irish tenor, Paddy Homan. Cork man Paddy has a new CD out for the season, as well as his Christmas show playing around Chicagoland with The Noble Call. The Noble […]

Paddy Homan brings Christmas Home

If your idea of Christmas is squeezing through a packed pub while the jukebox blares, “Grandma Got Run Over by A Reindeer!”, then I have a delightful surprise for you. It doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a time and place for getting sloshed in a dive bar, but sorry my friend, Christmas is […]

September 2016 Irish American News Column

Hooliganism By Mike Houlihan My pal Skinny Sheahan mocks me on the radio by telling folks “Houli has become a PI, a professional Irishman.” But, I feel no shame in loving Ireland, the land of my ancestors, and I’m mighty proud to have founded Hibernian Transmedia NFP with my family, to promote and preserve Irish […]

Irish American News column March 2015

Hooliganism By Mike Houlihan   Billy Lawless, I owe ya. That’s not exactly what I said to myself when they called me to ask if I would be a judge for the St. Jarlath’s “Dancing for Our Stars” contest out at Gaelic Park last month. The gal on the phone told me Billy Lawless suggested […]

September 2013 Irish American News Column

Hooliganism By Mike Houlihan Cartographers in ancient times, having no knowledge or research into the frontiers on the other side of the ocean, would label those sections of their maps as “terra incognita”, i.e., unknown territory. Debate raged about what was out there in the “terra incognita”? Monsters?  There might be dragons out there on […]

Danahey on the Loose Mixing Memorial Day Weekend Drinks

The Memorial Day Weekend already is here, which means its time to pay tribute to those who served in the military and to celebrate the freedoms we have by doing fun things like heading to Gaelic Park for its Irish fest, barbecuing, and drinking. I’d say swimming, too, but unless you’re a penguin or walrus […]

Podcast: May 26, 2012

John Kivlehan from Gaelic Park visits with Skinny & Houli to talk up Irish Fest this weekend, then we talk with the Commandant of The Chicago Police Marine Corp League about veterans and Memorial Day events and then Brendan Sullivan stops by to talk about his novel “The Living Wills” and his days with Second […]