Podcast: September 24, 2016

Flood Brothers Disposal presents The Skinny and Houli show and this week we recorded our show at Reilly’s Daughter on the Southside. Our first guest is musician and singer, Liam Durkin. Liam keeps us entertained and plays us a good few tunes throughout the show including ‘Joe McDonald’ and ”Gypsy Rover’. Our second guest this week is the newly crowned 2016 Rose of Tralee winner, Maggie McEldowney. Maggie gives us all the goss from the contest and she fills us in on some of her duties as the Rose for the coming year. You can come and meet her at Reilly’s Daughter on September 30th where there will be a welcome home party being held in her honor. It’s sure to be a great night! Our third guests are The Patriots Gaelic Football Team who won the North American Cup this year. The guys tell us a little about their team, coaches and their trip to the championship in Seattle. Our final guest is Mary Corcoran, whose nephew is the director of ‘Fís na Fuiseoige/The Lark’s View‘,  one of the movies featured at the 2nd Annual Irish American Movie Hooley on October 2nd. Mary and the guys talk a little about the heroes of 1916 and their connection with her family. Liam returns to play us out this week with the old classic ‘Dirty Old Town’. This week’s show is jam-packed with wonderful guests so have a listen!

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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