WBEZ | Chicago's Historic Irish Bars http://www.wbez.org/tags/chicagos-historic-irish-bars Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Book takes Chicagoans on a journey through Irish pubs http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-17/book-takes-chicagoans-journey-through-irish-pubs-83854 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-March/2011-03-17/cork-kerry.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Many Chicagoans started getting their St. Patrick&rsquo;s Day celebration on last weekend. But that shouldn&rsquo;t stop you from going out tonight to grab a Guiness! That&rsquo;s exactly what Mike Danahey did when Alison Cuddy met up with him and Allison Hantschel at Kelly's Pub in&nbsp;Lincoln&nbsp;Park. They&rsquo;re co-authors of the new book <a href="http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&amp;Product_Code=9780738583914&amp;Store_Code=arcadia&amp;search=IRS&amp;offset=0&amp;filter_cat=&amp;PowerSearch_Begin_Only=&amp;sort=&amp;range_low=&amp;range_high=%20%26srch_theme%3D1" target="_blank"><em>Chicago&rsquo;s Historic Irish Bars</em></a>. Though the North Side might not seem like the stronghold of Chicago&rsquo;s Irish, the bar has a great history &ndash; it was even briefly a University called Maguire University.<br /><br />Danahey and Hantschel will be at <a target="_blank" href="http://chicago.metromix.com/bars-and-clubs/irish_bar/kitty-osheas-south-loop/133348/content">Kitty O'Shea's</a> Thursday afternoon signing copies of the book <em>Chicago's&nbsp;Historic Irish&nbsp;Bars</em>.</p></p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:56:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-17/book-takes-chicagoans-journey-through-irish-pubs-83854