Saturday April 14, 2018

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and we welcome 2018 Chicago Rose of Tralee Katie Callahan to the show. Katie is from Oak Brook originally and won the competition just last week. She spent the last year working in Dublin at the Gaiety Theatre School there and has lots of stories as […]

Saturday March 31, 2018

Great show today with CPD Patrick Lambe telling all to “save the date” for the Tommy Gardiner family benefit coming up on Sunday August 12th at Plumbers, Hall. Also another phone interview with Irish movie star Barry Ward, whose film MAZE will screen on Easter Sunday at The Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street […]

Podcast: September 16, 2017

Flood Bros Disposal presents The Skinny & Houli Show and we welcome back our favorite fiddler Katie Grennan and she tells us tales of touring with Gaelic Storm, her anticipatory excitement about joining Skinny and Houli once again in Ireland this October and plays some lovely tunes, including a special treat for Skinny’s birthday, “Ashokan […]

Skinny & Houli starting 8th year on the air this January 2017!

We must  be doing something right! Over 50,000 visitors to this site, over 500 guests, we just keep getting better!        

Podcast: Oct. 26, 2013

Skinny & Houli return from their whirlwind trip to Ireland and recap the highlights of their tour with 25 listeners from the show. You can actually hear the fatigue in their voices as the lads recount all the adventures that took place over the last seven days in Galway, Ennis, Killarney, and Dublin with a […]

Podcast: February 2, 2013

Skinny calls in from sunny Florida to taunt us about the weather as Paddy Houlihan sits in for him on the show this week. Brendan O’Connor of Big Guys Sausage on Roosevelt Road in Berwyn stops by to tell us all about his career as a sausage chef serving blue collar gourmet grub till 3AM […]

Podcast: December 29, 2012

It’s another “Best of Skinny & Houli” this week because of circumstances beyond our control, aren’t they always? Tune in to hear our interview and a song from international Irish tenor Paddy Homan, some wailing from Van Morrison, epic “Who Cares?”, our classic interview with Finbar Furey, and Skinny’s brother “Johnny Vegas” reprises his famous […]

Podcast: December 22, 2012

International toastmaster and motivational speaker from Cork, Conor Cuneen,, drops in for the Wednesday Wiggle as Skinny & Houli  return to Lizzie McNeill’s. Conor offers stories of the best attitude when hitting life’s speed bumps. Then legendary fiddler and founder of The Irish Music School, Sean Cleland,, entertains with stories and music. Throw […]

Skinny & Houli Begin 4th Year on the air!

Hi everybody! Thanks for tuning into the Skinny & Houli Show. This November marks the beginning of our fourth year on the air and we’re excited about bringing you all the buzz in the Irish American community all over Chicagoland. We’ve been recording the show each week at Lizzie McNeill’s Irish Pub since last Spring […]