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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 - January 19th, 2015
    January 20, 2015
    On this weeks show, hear the story behind the McNamee GAA award winning program on the Sam Maguire Cup & the Terrace talk team will take you behind ... more
  • Terrace Talk - January 12th, 2015
    January 13, 2015
    On this weeks show we have an interview with Jack O Connor about his career in coaching and the Kerry Minors All Ireland victory, Ogie Moran & ... more
  • Terrace Talk - January 5th, 2015
    January 6, 2015
    On this weeks Terrace Talk, Weeshie has a special interview with Milltown/ Castlemain player Ian Twiss whos retired after 20 years, Former Offaly ... more
  • Terrace Talk - December 22nd, 2014
    December 23, 2014
    On this weeks show there's a special interview with Declan o Sullivan on his sporting life, also on the show are Seamus Moynihan and Murty ... more
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Weeshie's Week

  • Another PPI Award for Terrace Talk - Sam Maguire Special
    January 20, 2015
    The Sam Maguire Cup, I first laid my eyes on it exactly sixty two years ago this year. It was 1955 and Kerry had beaten Dublin in a wonderfully dramatic All Ireland final. I was a pupil in the old Monastery school in Killarney, a building which is now home to the Kerry Parents and Friends, a new ... more
  • Review of the GAA Year - a special one for Kerry
    December 30, 2014
    It has been a truly momentous year in the history of Kerry GAA culminating in that unforgettable day in Croke Park last September, one of the many I have been privileged to have attended during the last five decades or so but this time it was extra special and its only now looking back in ... more
  • Long live the North Kerry Championship
    December 23, 2014
    Ballybunion, St Stephens Day, cold, dark, bleak, windy, streets deserted, Bill Clinton's famous bronze statue in golfing pose situated in the centre of the town outside the local Garda Station is bedecked in a Santee hat and coat but Ballybee is one of my favorite places in the summer. Now we are ... more
  • Death of Legendary Handballer Roundy McEllistrim
    December 16, 2014
    Roundy and Murty, Murty and Roundy, what ever way you phrase it the names just roles off the tongue with ease and softness. The McEllistrim brother from Ballymacelligott, two of the greatest handballer players this county has ever produced, two exemplary gentlemen, and now there is just one. Roundy ... more
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