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Dan Keating 105 years old, one of my favourite people is laid to Rest

October 2nd, 2007
Kerry's oldest citizen 105 year old Dan Keating was laid to rest last Friday week. St Carthage's Church about two miles from the village of Castlemaine was packed to overflowing as the Parish Priest Fr Luke Roche ... more»

Talking to Paul Galvin in the Dressing Room following the 2007 All Ireland Final

September 18th, 2007
He sat in the corner of the Kerry dressing room in Croke Park, seemingly oblivious to the sight of the gleaming silver Sam Maguire cup standing on the table before him. Reporters and photographers scurrying around ... more»

Declan O'Sullivan leads Kerry to another historic All Ireland Victory

September 18th, 2007
You asked what's the secret of Kerry And often I wished that I knew, Twill doubtless seem odd though born on the sod That question has puzzled me too, You se the lad work in the meadow As he tosses the hay without ... more»

All-Ireland SFC Final 2007: Home Is Where the Heart Is

September 11th, 2007
Pat O'Shea is more than the Kerry football team manager; he is the embodiment of the sporting fabric that weaves through his native town of Killarney. Weeshie Fogarty profiles the man for whom faraway hills have little ... more»

Jerry O'Leary from Kanturk - A Great Cork Supporter

September 4th, 2007
"The following morning I got a text from Jerry o Connor, a Garda colleague, who asked me to visit a great Cork supporter Jerry o Leary from Kanturk who was in the Mater hospital waiting for a heart transplant. Jerry and ... more»

Kerry face Dublin and Mick O'Dwyer wins with Wicklow

August 21st, 2007
First things first and whatever about the display last Sunday that mouth watering clash we spoke about here last week is on. Kerry and Dublin in the All Ireland semi final. For me it's the ultimate show down. The ... more»

Kerry beat Monaghan --1-12 to 1-11

August 14th, 2007
Any time you have a football chat with Valentia's Mick o Connell the doyen of Kerry midfielders you always come away with a little nugget of sense. So it was at some time in the past when dwelling on the problems of the ... more»

The Highs and Lows of Gillian O'Sullivan's Career

July 17th, 2007
Kerry has produced some legendary Olympians such as John Pious Boland, Edmond Barrett, Eamon Fitzgerald, Tom O'Riordan and Paul Griffin. Gillian O'Sullivan whose career we traced here last week stands unique among any ... more»

A career cruelly cut short

July 10th, 2007
The vast throng of Kerry and Cork supporters poured from Fitzgerald Stadium last Sunday week, many if not most in a state of pure exhaustion. They had just witnessed an epic battle between two age old enemies. As the ... more»

2007 Munster Final - Another magical day in Killarney

July 3rd, 2007
It was one of those magical Munster final days. The setting, the perfect amphetethere of sport, the Fitzgerald Stadium and both counties really rose to the occasion. A magnificent July day with the sun beaming down, the ... more»

Kerry face Cork and painful memories of the Munster Minor Final of 1969

June 26th, 2007
While the losing of the game next Sunday is not the end of the line for either Kerry or Cork both managers will certainly want to avoid the qualifiers which get under way very shortly. And these qualifiers will ... more»

Dr. Eamonn O Sullivan's Son Writes about His Father - The Legendary Kerry Trainer

June 19th, 2007
"I live in Croydon in England but I return to Killarney as much as possible, I love the mountains and lakes, and it's great to visit my old friends. I was born when my father was assistance medical officer in the ... more»

Dr. Eamonn O Sullivan - A Man Before His Time

June 12th, 2007
The idea of writing a book about Dr. Eamonn o Sullivan has been in my head for many years and as I got older the realization of what he had achieved in his lifetime became more and more evident. I had never ceased to be ... more»

The Late John Moriarty, my great friend on the Genius of Colm Cooper

June 5th, 2007
They came from far and wide to say a final farewell to John Moriarty, poet, author and philosopher and unknown by most a passionate lover of Kerry and its footballers. John died on Friday June 1st and he was laid to ... more»

Kerry beat Waterford and the Kerry Captains Saga

June 5th, 2007
The historians and a handful of newspaper correspondents had plenty to write about 50 years a go this year when Waterford stunned the sporting world by beating Kerry in that never to be forgotten Munster championship ... more»

Kerry Prospects and that Sensational 1957 defeat to Waterford

May 29th, 2007
If the Sam Maguire Cup was presented to the county who were afforded the greatest number of written words on national and local newspapers, TV and radio then Kerry would be the top county every year with out fail. This ... more»

Con Murphy

May 22nd, 2007
They laid Con Murphy to rest a few short weeks ago. One of the all time great GAA men of the last century in my humble opinion. He led the association as president from 1976-1979. I had the great pleasure and privilage ... more»

Talking with Pat O'Shea as he becomes Kerry Manager

February 6th, 2007
Pat o Shea of the Dr. Crokes club Killarney was appointed manager for the Kerry senior football team this year '07. His appointment was in many ways historical especially in relation to this publication on the life and ... more»

Bernie O'Connor RIP

January 24th, 2007
The death of Fitzgerald Stadium groundsman, Bernie O'Connor saddened all of his GAA colleagues, who turned out in big numbers to attend his funeral. Bernie gave a lifetime commitment to the GAA, not alone in Fitzgerald ... more»

The late Fr. Brian Kelly

January 17th, 2007
A few weeks before Christmas 2006, Fr Brian Kelly, a larger than life character, and a great GAA man, was laid to rest. His nephew, iar Uachtaran CLG Sean Kelly, penned this tribute to his late uncle on the occasion of ... more»

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