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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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    December 16, 2014
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  • Terrace Talk - December 8th, 2014
    December 9, 2014
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  • Terrace Talk - December 1st, 2014
    December 2, 2014
    On this week's show, Weeshie speaks with Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack about the clubs Munster Football Final win, Castleisland Ladies captain ... more
  • Terrace Talk - November 24th, 2014
    November 25, 2014
    This weeks show is live from Recovery Haven as Kerry legends discuss cancer and sport. more
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Weeshie's Week

  • Art Foley's save against Christy Ring in the 1956 All Ireland Hurling Final
    December 9, 2014
    Just like the Seamus Darby goal in the 1982 All Ireland final and the Mickey Sheehy goal in the 1978 final when he chipped the ball over Paddy Cullen's head into the net, the Art Foley save in the 1956 All Ireland hurling final against Cork is one of the great iconic moments in the entire history ... more
  • Launch of Tales of New York DVD
    December 2, 2014
    Located in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village, Glucksman Ireland House is the center for Irish and Irish-American Studies at New York University, with courses in history, Irish language, literature, music, and politics. New York University under graduates may pursue a minor or a B.A. /M.A. ... more
  • Declan was an all time great
    November 25, 2014
    Hurtling along on an underground train under New York City last week the news came through, Declan O Sullivan had announced his retirement. I don't have one of those space age I phones but my friend Christy Riordan C/R videos Caherciveen owns one and the news was texted on to him. We were in that ... more
  • Memories of Gaffney Duggan
    November 11, 2014
    The name Gaffney Duggan will mean very little to younger readers of this column but this week I recall with great affection a man who never kicked a ball for his county but was one of the best known and highly respected Kerry GAA personalities of, and I say this after careful consideration, the ... more
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