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Weeshie Fogarty interviewing Harry GreggThis is the official online archive of Weeshie Fogarty's renowned Radio Kerry show, Terrace Talk. Featuring audio interviews with some of Ireland's greatest sporting legends and personalities, this website was the result of Weeshie's own desire to archive all of these classic interviews and make them available to Irish sports fans around the world.

We are also proud to be able to offer many other interesting audio downloads including the match commentaries from the past 10 All Ireland Football Finals involving Kerry. Also available for download is the complete series of the excellent "The Greatest Day" episodes that were produced by the Radio Kerry Sports Team detailing each of Kerry's 36 All Ireland Titles.

All of Weeshie's writings on Kerry Football and other sports as well as his sporting memories stretching back to 1955 are included on the website. Check out hundreds of classic Kerry GAA photographs from down through the years as well as snapshots of guests in the Terrace Talk studio.

Browse through every game that Kerry played in the Championship from 1928 to 2012, as well as National League games from 1950 to 2012. In addition, we have a record of all players who played for Kerry and the clubs which they hailed from.

The Legendary Casey Brothers

The Legendary Casey Brothers
In 1982 the seven Casey brothers were inducted into the Irish Sports Hall of Fame, the only family ever to receive that honour. The brothers, from Sneem in County Kerry, starred as Olympic-class oarsmen, Tug-of-War champions, professional wrestlers and boxers and won fame throughout the sporting world. Steve, known as 'Crusher' Casey, became the supreme wrestler in the world and for a decade no one could match him. When he turned to boxing, the great Joe Louis refused to go into the ring with him. In 1983 at a family reunion in Sneem, five brothers, all in their seventies, climbed into the four-oar boat they used to win championships in the 1930s. Although they had not rowed together in fifty years, they still moved with their former natural unity.

Sports people from Kerry have achieved fame in many fields but the success of the Caseys surely outshines all.

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My Beautiful Obsession - Chasing the Kerry Dream

Weeshie Fogarty -- My Beautiful Obsession - Chasing the Kerry Dream
My Beautiful Obsession captures the importance of football in the life of a Kerry youngster in Killarney in the 1950s and his dreams of playing with Kerry in Croke Park. Through the eyes of young Weeshie the passion and all-consuming obsession, widespread in a football-mad county, are vividly described.

The book is available to purchase in all good bookshops and online from Collins Press

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Terrace Talk Podcasts

  • Terrace Talk - July 27th, 2015
    July 28, 2015
    Weeshie looks ahead to Kerry's All Ireland Qtr Final match against Kildare, an interview with woman who has travelled Ireland for 221 Kerry GAA All ... more
  • Terrace Talk - July 20th, 2015
    July 21, 2015
    Weeshie and the Championship panel give their views on Kerry's victory over Cork in the Munster Football Final replay more
  • Terrace Talk - July 13th, 2015
    July 14, 2015
    On this weeks show, Weeshie looks ahead to the Munster Final replay between Kerry and Cory and in the studio are the Kerry Kennedy Cup winning soccer ... more
  • Terrace Talk - July 6th, 2015
    July 7, 2015
    On this weeks show Weeshie and the Championship panel analyse the Munster Senior Football Final more
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Weeshie's Week

  • In Memory of My Mother - Mary O'Sullivan
    July 20, 2015
    1918-2014 I went with my mother to my first All-Ireland final in 1955 and sat on her knee in the Cusack Stand. In those days, children could be lifted over the stile with no questions asked. My father walked with us to the entrance, helped me to climb over and then watched from the terraces. Kerry ... more
  • Kingdom play their get out of jail card in Munster final draw
    July 7, 2015
    Steeped in luck, should have been beaten, got out of jail, lucky to survive. These are just some of the remarks expressed by Kerry supporters as they left Fitzgeralds Stadium last Sunday. And then on the other hand   "why always us" could be the Cork cry following this thrilling Munster final draw. ... more
  • Pundits write off Corks chances in Munster Final
    June 23, 2015
    Well Tomas O Se certainly put the proverbial cat among the pidgins last week and stoked the Cork fires with that outburst in the media about Cork football and I would bet my bottom dollar as the yank said that the Kerry management won't be contacting him to say "thank you very much Thomas, that is ... more
  • Welcome headaches for Eamonn Fitzmaurice
    June 16, 2015
    As expected Kerrys unbeaten run against Tipperary stretching away back to 1928 continues, but it was not all plain sailing in sun splashed Semple Stadium last Sunday and indeed if the home side had been more accurate with their shooting the margin of defeat would have been much, much closer.  And ... more
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