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The late Liam Higgins

November 14th, 2006
An impeccable one minute's silence was observed at the recent county final to honour the memory of Liam Higgins who died in his sleep that Sunday morning, November 12th, 2006 after a six-month battle with cancer. ... more»

Tribute to Liam Higgins by Seamus O'Mahony

November 14th, 2006
The passing of Liam Higgins of Lispole, was expected as he had battled, as only he could, with cancer for months. But to be honest, when the call from Weeshie came early on that Sunday morning with the sad and simple ... more»

Tribute to Liam Higgins by Ted Creedon

November 14th, 2006
One of West Kerry's best known sons Liam Higgins (61) died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. Following the news of his untimely death tributes and messages of sympathy to his ... more»

Tribute to Liam Higgins

November 14th, 2006
Liam Higgins was one of my closest friends, if not the closest. As well as being a fine footballer, he was a talented teacher in Dingle CBS, but he had the misfortune to have me as one of his pupils. I am sorry to say, ... more»

Meeting The Iron Man Of Irish Cycling

October 29th, 2006
I was led on a pleasant detour by Caherciveen butcher and golfer Jimmy Curran to meet somebody known as 'The Iron Man', on account of his exploits as a cyclist back in the 1950s. Cycling as a sport was gaining ... more»

South Kerry 0-11     Kerins O Rahillys 0-8

October 3rd, 2006
South Kerry dreams of three in a row county championship titles remains firmly on course following this hard fought win at Fitzgerald's Stadium Killarney last Sunday. While they were hard pressed all the way by a ... more»

Mayo could go solo in their quest for Sam

September 12th, 2006
Whenever a Kerry team is preparing to head to Croke Park on All-Ireland final day, it's time for a little bit of reminiscing in the Fogarty household and this year is no exception. The day was August 10, 1969. I sat in ... more»

Class will always out

August 24th, 2006
While it was not as spectacular, dramatic, exhilarating or free flowing as the win over Armagh, it was, for the Kerry team and management, a job well done and objective achieved as the Kingdom reached yet another ... more»

From the cradle to Croker, Kerry supporters crave All-Ireland glory

August 15th, 2006
The old adage a rising tide carries all boats can, in its own way, be applied to the feeling of joy around the county since the final whistle was blown in Croke Park last Saturday week. The rising tide of Kerry football ... more»

Born-again Kerry lit up Croker

August 8th, 2006
51 years ago this year - 1955 to be exact - a newspaper heading screamed out the declaration - Up Kerry, up catch and kick, up the Kingdom. This was the message following Kerry's sensational and completely unexpected ... more»

All questions will be answered in Croker

August 1st, 2006
It was always going to be a Kerry victory last Saturday. Defeat would have heralded one of the all time great upsets and despite the promising noises we heard about Longford, they were poor and especially naïve. At ... more»

1968 Kerry and Longford - A Thrilling Encounter

July 25th, 2006
There is undoubtely a certain amount of unease around the county in relation to the form being shown by our boys in the championship to date. Next Sundays match against Longford is the centre of attention and I can ... more»

Jack's lads may be down but they are not out yet

July 18th, 2006
IT was always going to be difficult for Kerry in last Sunday's Munster final following the Killarney draw and the big question was who would show the most improvement in the intervening seven days. Well, Billy Morgan's ... more»

The niggling, lingering doubt remains

July 11th, 2006
It was certainly a great weekend for the grand old men of Gaelic football as Mick O'Dwyer and Billy Morgan showed, once again, their tremendous passion and dedication to the game to which they have devoted their lives, ... more»

Early hours drama of famous Kerry win

July 4th, 2006
SO what drama will unfold in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, next Sunday when the age-old rivals, Kerry and Cork, clash? No matter what the year, irrespective of the form either side is showing, whatever the so-called ... more»

Former stars returned for famous victory

June 25th, 2006
There is undoubtedly a certain amount of unease around the county in relation to the form being shown by our boys in the championship to date. Next Saturday's match against Longford is the centre of attention and I can ... more»

The Remarkable Story of Paudie Fitzgerald - Kerry's Ras Tailteann Winner of 1956

May 16th, 2006
Year after year I never cease to be amazed at the magnificent sporting stories that continually come to light in this county. Just when you say to your self no other story of great achievement will top the last one, ... more»

Another National League Title for Kerry

April 25th, 2006
Well done to all involved in Kerry's eighteenth National League title win over Galway last Sunday week. The panel of players, manager Jack o Connor and all his backroom team did the county proud. The ridiculous notion ... more»

New Kerry GAA book is a real gem

April 4th, 2006
Visit one of the big book shops anywhere in the country or here at home in Kerry, study the rows of magazines on the shelves and from a sporting perspective the first thing that strikes you is the vast array of reading ... more»

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