Podcast: June 14, 2014

Antoinette Cahill from The Palmer House and Ann O’Riordan from The Drake drop by the show to talk about their grand Chicago hotels. Both gals are from Ireland, Killarney and Kildare respectively, and their charm and vivacity come right through the airwaves.  Both ladies started out as J-1 students visiting Chicago back in the nineties and returned to make their lives here. They also both coincidentally helped plan the wedding of Bridget Flood a few years back! Listen to these delightful Irish ladies reaction when they talk of Oprah visiting their hotels and Houli asks them “Did you have to order a special toilet seat for her visits?”  Another fun show for the WednesdayWiggle at Lizzie McNeill’s, please join us there any Wed. night at 6PM.

About Mike Houlihan

Mike Houlihan is the writer and star of the independent feature film “Tapioca,” also starring Ben Vereen and Tim Kazurinsky.. Mike began his professional career in show business 36 years ago as an apprentice actor with the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Ct. Mike Houlihan is Chicago’s own “triple threat” writer, producer, and performer whose talents have earned him the respect and confidence of our media community. He is a former weekly features columnist for The Chicago Sun-Times, “Houli in ’da Hood,” and since 1996 has written his humor column in The Irish American News, “Hooliganism.”

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