Podcast: March 14, 2015

It’s the Skinny & Houli St. Patrick’s Day weekend show and you really should tune in for this quintessentially Irish American hour.  The Cork delegation is in town and we visit with Michael Magner, world-renowned Irish coffee expert and Cork Lord Mayor Alan Coleman. Then Lauren Corry, 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen and her court join us for some craic.  Then Cork man himself and Chicago’s favorite Irish tenor Paddy Homan joins us for “ The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee” and Irish fiddler Katie Grennan plays us a couple of jigs. Throw in a terrific audience of the Sister Cities committee and our host John Wrenn and you will have heard an hour that perfectly captures Irish American culture! Don’t miss this boffo show!

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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