John Healy

Chicago Police Dept. Officer John Healy will be the guest on the “Hibernian Radio Hour” on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., at Cork & Kerry Tavern, 10614 S. Western Ave. Hosted by Irish-American personality Mike “Houli” Houlihan and with a special guest each week, the show will be recorded there every Wednesday through October.

Cork & Kerry Tavern, 10614 S. Western Ave., is the new home for the Hibernian Radio Hour, recording every Wednesday night, at 7 p.m., in October and heading into the late fall and winter.

The weekly radio show, hosted by Irish-American personality Mike “Houli” Houlihan, is dedicated to Irish first responders and features interviews, stories, obits, music and comedy each week.

The Hibernian Radio Hour is on WSBC-1240AM Saturday nights, from 7 to 8 p.m., with the podcast at

The show switched exclusively to police in June on its Police Pub Tour, and it will culminate on Wednesday, Oct. 28, with special guest, Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) President John Catanzara, as he is dubbed an “honorary Irishman” by Houlihan.

Also scheduled to appear are retired Chicago Police Department (CPD) Officer John Healy on Oct. 7, retired CPD homicide detective Bernie Banahan on Oct. 14 and CPD Sgt. Sue Kenny on Oct. 21.

Hibernian Radio is sponsored by McCann’s Irish Oatmeal, Personal Injury Attorney James McGing, Fox’s Beverly Pizza, Local 150 Operating Engineers, Sheehy Funeral Home, Cork & Kerry, Irish American News, and Tullamore Dew.