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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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    June 28, 2016
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    June 21, 2016
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    June 14, 2016
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    June 7, 2016
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Weeshie's Week

  • Eamonn Fitzmaurice will have learned very little in win over Clare
    June 21, 2016
    It was always going to be a very difficult task for Clare, facing Kerry in Killarney in conditions perfect for championship football. A balmy June day, the taste of championship football in the air, big colourful crowd and the home county taking the first steps on a journey that must end with an ... more
  • Change of minds badly needed for jaded provincial championships
    June 7, 2016
    And so we begin yet another jaded, unfair and uneven Munster football championship, unknown to ourselves we have become accustomed to the same old story in this province, easy wins for Kerry and Cork in the opening rounds, often much more than just easy, sometimes humiliation for the so called ... more
  • The Special One is not my cup of tea
    May 31, 2016
    The big news all last week was the saga of the Jose Mourinho appointment as Manchester United manager as he eventually replaces Luis Van Gaal, who was sacked on last Monday week despite winning the FA Cup - United's first piece of silverware post-Sir Alex Ferguson ere. The Dutchman's failure to ... more
  • Help Anthony Morris fight Lyme Disease
    May 24, 2016
     Anthony Morris is one of the most passionate Kerry football men you would meet in a day's march, the Spa club man exudes in the greatest possible manner all the passion, pride and hunger which epitomizes all that is great and good in Kingdom GAA people. To spend time in his company and talk ... more
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