Podcast: December 20, 2014

Plumbers Union Local 130 Business Manager Jim Coyne and 2014 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen Lauren Catinella drop by the show to let all the lassies of Chicagoland know they must get their entries into the parade by January 2nd. Go to their website for all the info and also to learn about the upcoming annual corned beef and cabbage dinner at Plumber’s Hall on Jan. 29th. Lauren and Jim talk of some of her favorite moments during her reign as queen and the new plans for this year’s 60th anniversary parade!

Our Irish cousin Paudie Sheahan brings his virtual pint to the show with the music of Murty Ryan and a story about the first flushing toilet in Ireland. Then Immigration champion Billy Lawless brings details of his recent opportunity to introduce the President to the crowd at the Copernicus Center a few weeks back and how the President’s latest edict will affect immigrants. Merry Christmas everybody!

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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