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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 26th, 2016
    September 27, 2016
    This week on Terrace Talk; We review the County Senior Hurling Championship, Con Dennehy will discusses Weeshie's new book, The Heart and Soul of ... more
  • Terrace Talk - September 19th, 2016
    September 20, 2016
    The Panel discuss the Kerry Minor's Win against Galway in the All Ireland Minor football final. more
  • Terrace Talk - September 12th, 2016
    September 13, 2016
    We hear from both sides of yesterday's Garvey's County Senior Hurling Championship final, a former All-Ireland and Hogan Cup-winning captain looks ... more
  • Terrace Talk - September 5th, 2016
    September 6, 2016
    This week on Terrace Talk; we celebrate the Kerry minor hurlers' 5-in-a-row All-Ireland win, two of the fittest men in Kerry are in studio, and ... more
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Weeshie's Week

  • Unique occasion with Tipperary taking on Kerry in Munster Final
    June 28, 2016
    As Tipperary race on to the green sward of Fitzgerald Stadium next Sunday and coming off possibly one of their most comprehensive victory in Munster football following the defeat of Cork, the first time in over seventy years and the recent success of their U21s and indeed minors, it wouldn't be ... more
  • My New Book - The Heart and Soul of Kerry Football
    June 24, 2016
    Over two years of patient work is finally drawing to a conclusion as the final touches are corrections to be more precise are being put to a new publication on Kerry football which I have been working on for over two years. Entitled, The Heart and Soul of Kerry Football this work records and ... more
  • 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
  • Mick o Dwyer At 80 - The Muhammad Ali of Gaelic Football
    June 14, 2016
    It's one of my favourite Mick o Dwyer stories told by the late great South Kerry football   aficionado the late Tom Keane; he summed it all up to perfection when someone once remarked to him at a function how well O'Dwyer looked. Impeccable groomed in his pin striped Sunday suit and with a quiff of ... more
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