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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 - September 1st, 2014
    September 2, 2014
    On this week’s Terrace Talk, Weeshie and his Championship Panel of Liam Brosnan, Sylvester Hennessy, Dinny Long and Aidan Mangan look back to Kerry’s ... more
  • Terrace Talk - August 25th, 2014
    August 26, 2014
    Weeshie and his studio panel look back at all Kerry games from the weekend. Dara o Cinneide gives the Kerry view point and Kevin McStay the Mayo ... more
  • Terrace Talk - August 18th, 2014
    August 19, 2014
    All Ireland semi final special from Keanes Super Valu Killorglin more
  • Terrace Talk - August 11th, 2014
    August 12, 2014
    Irish International soccer star Savannah McCarthy from Listowel Celtic talks about her hope for a professional soccer career, Killarney GAA player ... more
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Weeshie's Week

  • Kerry and Mayo live to fight another day
    August 26, 2014
    We were expecting a thriller last Sunday in the semi-final and boy did we get one. And to begin as the fellow said, "first things first", and that is a massive thanks to both counties for providing us with one of those truly memorable games that will be forever spoken about and remain etched in the ... more
  • Kerry and Mayo advance to All Ireland Semi Final
    August 5, 2014
    As expected Kerry and Mayo advanced to a mouth watering All Ireland semi-final clash in three weeks time and the one common denominator which linked both counties winning displays was very simple. Experience and composure when under pressure. Kerry displayed this in their win over an emerging ... more
  • The O Se brothers make history
    July 29, 2014
    When Marc O'Sé runs out onto the pitch in Croke Park on Sunday next he will complete one of the most remarkable records in the history of the GAA. This will be Marc's 77th senior championship appearance for Kerry in a glittering career that has spanned 13 seasons. In doing so he joins his brothers ... more
  • Comortas Peile John Egan u14 Invitational Tournament
    July 15, 2014
    The location could not have been more fitting, sitting in the stand in Fitzgerald Stadium gazing out at the vast green expanses where the late John Egan had displayed all his immense range of skills as he starred for Sneem, South  Kerry and of course Kerry in a career that stretched from 1973-84. I ... more
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