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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 - December 11th, 2017
    December 12, 2017
    On this weeks Terrace Talk: Naming rights for stadia – yes or no, James O’Donoghue, John Evans, Sean Kelly MEP, Best Premiership Team of 25 years, ... more
  • Terrace Talk - December 4th, 2017
    December 5, 2017
    On this weeks show: Claunmaurice AI Final, 1977 Austin Stacks, Cora Staunton of Carnacon GAA Club, Dromid Pearses, Siobhan Fleming, & Munster Rugby more
  • Terrace Talk - November 27th, 2017
    November 28, 2017
    County Championship review, Dr.Crokes Munster Final loss, Ghaeltacht's Munster Final, Kerry Ladies All Stars, Irish Rugby International Series, Irish ... more
  • Terrace Talk - November 20th, 2017
    November 21, 2017
    Bryan Sheehan's retirement, former Ireland Goalkeeper Shay Given, Offaly Football Manager Stephen Wallace & Munster Rugby Junior President Mike Keane ... more
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As Told by Weeshie Fogarty

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In Conversation Podcasts

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Weeshie's Week

  • Tradition can't be discounted in the Kerry football tale
    September 27, 2016
    Nowadays one would risk being frowned upon if 'tradition' was used as a reason to explain why the likes of Kerry and Kilkenny are so consistently successful in their respective codes. A lot of rubbish talk permeates the airwaves and national newspapers in my view, and many of the worst culprits ... more
  • 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
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