Mike Houlihan

Mike "Houli" Houlihan is a former columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and Irish American News, host of Hibernian Radio every Sat. night on Global Irish Radio, founder of the Annual Irish American Movie Hooley film festival, director, filmmaker, and Chairman of Hibernian Media

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 Jim Sweeney: From Firefighting to Union Organizing
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Jim Sweeney: From Firefighting to Union Organizing
“Comin’ in hot!” is a skydiving expression. I’ll bet they’ve been saying that about Jim Sweeney his whole life. He’s a former Chicago Firefighter, ...
CHICAGO CALLING: A Windy City Landmark which Epitomizes the Irish Pub Experience CHICAGO CALLING: A Windy City Landmark which Epitomizes the Irish Pub Experience
“Jeopardy” comes on the tube on Fridays at 3:30pm and that’s when the Landmark Pub starts to jump. It’s a little bit like walking into a sit-com. T...
CHICAGO CALLING: Lights, Camera, Action - a new filmmaker is born
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CHICAGO CALLING: Lights, Camera, Action - a new filmmaker is born
Take a kid from the southside, went to St. Linus, Brother Rice H.S. and then St. Norbert’s in Wisconsin for college. He’s worked with his hands mos...
CHICAGO CALLING: CPD Detective Sgt. Eleanor Reardon CHICAGO CALLING: CPD Detective Sgt. Eleanor Reardon
If your mom was a cop, she would be exactly like Eleanor Reardon. Eleanor is retired Chicago Police Detective Sergeant with 30 years on the job. Sh...
CHICAGO CALLING: Bill Donnelly Jr. 
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CHICAGO CALLING: Bill Donnelly Jr. 
His late father was a legendary Chicago Police Department homicide detective with an infamous Irish sense of humor and a knack for solving big murd...
CHICAGO CALLING: PJ O’Dea
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CHICAGO CALLING: PJ O’Dea
Mary Size was a young nurse from Tuam when her photograph appeared in the newspaper with a group of nurses that had arrived in Chicago from England...
CHICAGO CALLING: Jeff Lange Upholds Proud Irish Tradition
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CHICAGO CALLING: Jeff Lange Upholds Proud Irish Tradition
Irish cops are the modern-day equivalent of our ancient mythological Irish warriors. They are courageous, bold, intrepid, and often hilarious. Who ...
CHICAGO CALLING: Whirlwind Margaret is new head of Ireland Network in Windy City
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CHICAGO CALLING: Whirlwind Margaret is new head of Ireland Network in Windy City
Margaret Rose Keating Mungari is a whirlwind. We first met years ago when she was Sean Ginnelly’s radio sidekick in Chicago on his Saturday show “G...
Marty Mullarkey Marty Mullarkey
When your sur name is Mullarkey, you might be destined to endure wisecracks along your path of life. But Marty Mullarkey is a survivor. Years ago, ...
Chicago Calling: The Offaly nice man bringing the black stuff to the Windy City
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Chicago Calling: The Offaly nice man bringing the black stuff to the Windy City
Eoghain Clavin could be the luckiest man alive with his current gig, national account manager for Guinness Brewery. Or has he been working towards ...
Chicago Calling: How a love for the Guards made a Chicago cop out of Mayo emigrant Jarlath
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Chicago Calling: How a love for the Guards made a Chicago cop out of Mayo emigrant Jarlath
Irish cops are the modern-day equivalent to our ancient mythological Irish warriors. Jarlath Heveran is Detective Sgt for the Forest Park Police, a...
Chicago Calling: Irish Fest is back with President Bill at the helm
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Chicago Calling: Irish Fest is back with President Bill at the helm
Who speaks for the Irish community of Chicago? Are the potatoes in this stew more vocal than the carrots or the chunks of meat? Hard to say. The Ir...

 

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