Derry Cronin chatting to Skinny and Houli

McCann’s Irish Oatmeal, Mike Haggerty Buick/GMC/Volkswagen and Personal Injury Attorney Caroleann Gallagher present The Hibernian Radio Hour and this week,we have a special St. Patrick’s Day episode at the Chicago Sister Cities party in Lizzie McNeill’s Party Room. Skinny is back with us for one night only and he brings us the latest on the coronavirus outbreak that has cancelled all St. Patrick’s Day plans! He also chats to Houli about the success of this year’s Polar Plunge. It’s great to have these two back together! Our first guest is Managing Director of Specialized Travel Ireland, Derry Cronin. The 3 lads discuss their upcoming trip to Ireland in July and what they have planned for their time there including attending the Galway Film Fleadh. They share fond memories about their infamous bus driver and tour guide, Philip Duffy. If you’re interested in joining the guys in Ireland, call 1-800-664-7474 to book!

Madeline and Mary Kate

Houli and Mayor Ian Doyle

Our second guests are 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen, Mary Kate Manion and 2019 Queen, Madeline Kaye Mitchell. Mary Kate discusses the parade cancellations and how they still plan on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Madeline is an English teacher and Head Speech Coach at DePaul Tech. She chats about her experience doing the polar plunge last year and her upcoming nuptials. These girls would brighten any room!  We say a quick hello to the newly appointed Mayor of Cork, Ian Doyle and the guys chat to him about his plans for his stay in Chicago.. Houli and Skinny bring us up to date on the recent obituaries and then it’s one last stop at ‘Houli-Town’. Don’t forget to tune into Channel 11 on March 22nd at 1:30pm for the airing of ‘Our Irish Pub’. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, folks!