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The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Trigger Burke

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Trigger Burke

Mobsters in the News: The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Gangster...

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Gangster’s ex-girlfriend: "I lived a Love/Hate lif. : By Pat Flanagan Deirdre Moran says sh.

Edward 'Fats McCarthy' Popke

Edward 'Fats McCarthy' Popke

MIKE HENESSY, IRISH GANGSTER.

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Mike Spike Hennessey, nailed in the King Solomon s.

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: George Meeghan

A big blog of Irish Literature: ‘Seamus Heaney suggested that if the American nati...

‘Seamus Heaney suggested that if the American national myth is the frontier, the Irish national myth is the bog.

Obit - Frank McErlane -  Chicago gangster of the bootlegging 1920s. Credited with being the first to use a submachine gun in gang warfare.

Obit - Frank McErlane - Chicago gangster of the bootlegging Credited with being the first to use a submachine gun in gang warfare.

George Clarence "Bugs" Moran (nee Abe Cunin) was a Polish Jew born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Moran.  He came to Chicago as a 19 yr old. After many years of inbreeding by his people, he was half nuts, and that's where the name 'Bugs' came from.

George Clarence "Bugs" Moran (nee Abe Cunin) was a Polish Jew born in St. He came to Chicago as a 19 yr old. After many years of inbreeding by his people, he was half nuts, and that's where the name 'Bugs' came from.

Roger Touhy, Gangster: Mr. and Mrs. Dion O'Banion (They were crazy) Irish...

Charles "Dion" Dean O'Banion was an Irish-American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars of the

Obit - Edward Joseph “Easy Eddie” O'Hare

Story Number One Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago . Capone wasn’t famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. Capone had a lawyer…

MY WRITERS SITE: The Draft Riots

Happy Friday the Today in History - July, draft riots, protesting unfair conscription in the Civil War, began in New York City.

MY WRITERS SITE:  The Murder of the Molly Maguire’s ByJohn William ...

The “Molly Maguires” was a secret organization of Irish-Americans in the anthracite mining districts of Pennsylvania in the mid

(Chicago Tribune archive photo. )    "Bathhouse" John Coughlin in an undated photograph. Coughlin, together with Michael "Hinky Dink" Kenna, shared an aldermanic seat in the 1st Ward. Their area, known as the "Levee District", was notorious for its tavern and brothels, including the Everleigh Club.  IT'S A LOLLAPALOOZA, EVERYONE!

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: bathouse John Coughlin

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Dan McCarthy, O'Bannion Gang

The Wee Book of Irish-American Gangsters: Dan McCarthy, O'Bannion Gang

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