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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 - August 31st, 2015
    September 1, 2015
    On Terrace Talk this week, Weeshie chats with Sylvester Hennessy and discusses the upcoming County Hurling final, the Kerry Ladies All-Ireland ... more
  • Terrace Talk - August 24th, 2015
    August 25, 2015
    Weeshie Fogarty and his studio panel of Liam Brosnan, Sylvester Hennessy & Dinny Long discuss the Kerry Minor and Senior victories in the All-Ireland ... more
  • Terrace Talk - August 17th, 2015
    August 18, 2015
    Weeshie and the panel preview the upcoming All Ireland Semi-Final between Kerry and Tyrone and they also look back on the Kerry Ladies win over Mayo ... more
  • Terrace Talk - August 10th, 2015
    August 11, 2015
    On this week’s show we look back at Kerry's great All Ireland Junior win last Saturday, we look at the career of one of Irelands greatest road ... more
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Weeshie's Week

  • Defeating Tyrone was a massive boost for football in this county
    August 25, 2015
    When looking back at Kerry's two superb All Ireland semi-final victories against northern opposition in rain lashed Croke Park last Sunday I feel it is important to put into context the similarities in styles displayed between Jack o Connor's young men and Eamon Fitzmaurice's senior panel. There ... more
  • Kerrys wealth of experience on the sideline has been the defining element in their ...
    August 11, 2015
    The reverberations following Kerry's stunning display against Kildare in the recent quarter final in Croke Park can still be felt all around the county as the Kerry faithful joyfully discuss and digest the enormity of the score and the beauty of the overall display. And let me be quite clear that ... more
  • Kerry slaughter the Lilywhites and advanced to an All Ireland Semifinal
    August 4, 2015
    Kildare were absolutely terrible, Kerry were simply brilliant. That in my opinion sums up this slaughter of the Lily Whites innocents in Croke Park last Sunday as Kerry marched in to the All-Ireland semi-final. No one in their wildest dreams suspected it would be this easy for the Sam Maguire ... more
  • Kerry will win because our mentors will have the players fully ready for the fray
    July 27, 2015
    As Eamon Fitzmaurice and his selectors continue preparations for the final three game assaults to retain the All Ireland title their main objective will be, as far as possible to send out a settled side next Sunday against Kildare. And here I am referring to a team as close as possible to the last ... more
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