Brendan Hennessey is a member of one of Kerry's greatest hurling families from Ballyduff. Seven boys and two girls, all the boys played with Ballyduff and between them they won the massive total of 38 Kerry senior ... more»
Born in Dublin on the 17th of September, 1969 Ken Doherty has become one of Ireland's most gifted and successful snooker players. His string of successes as an amateur proved his ability and tenacity and he has ... more»
Sheila Sends A Message to Terrace Talk Ireland Visitors
"I was born in Ballyhar in the parish fo Firies 6 miles from Killarney, the eldest of six girls.
My entire working life has been spent in the tourism ... more»
This 24 year old young Kerry man from Barley Mount Fossa, three miles outside the town of Killarney, rowed himself into the sporting history of Kerry when he helped Ireland qualify for next year's Olympic games in ... more»
"For Fortitude in the Face of Grave Illness"
That is the quote given to Pat O'Connell who received a People of the year award in 1984 having raised over £500,000 for cancer research. A wonderfully ... more»
Gillian O'Sullivan wrote herself into history's pages in August 2000 when she became the first female Olympian from Kerry. Now one of Ireland's most promising young athletes, Gillian has returned from the 2003 World ... more»
Sean Kelly was born in Kilcummin on 26th of April 1952 into a family deeply involved in the G.A.A. Four of his uncles, the best known of which was sean who won an all Ireland with Kerry in 1953, had distinguished ... more»
Jack O'Shea was in many peoples opinion the greatest Kerry footballer that ever lived. A massive, broad and sweeping statement coming from a county that has produced many of the greatest players ever. Terrace Talk ... more»
Brian Kerr, Ireland's international soccer manager was born in Drimnagh Co. Dublin 50 years ago. His father Frank and mother Margaret were Belfast born. Brian's father was an outstanding boxer in his young days winning ... more»
Mick O'Dwyer was voted the greatest football manager of the last century. He was also one of Kerry's greatest players, winning every honour possible. As Kerry manager, he guided his sides to a record eight Senior ... more»
Eamonn Coghlan was one or Ireland's greatest ever athletes. Born in Dublin he was a champion, as a schoolboy he went to Villanova University in America in 1972 where he came under the wing of the great coach Jumbo ... more»
Michael Carruth's unbelievable achievement of winning a Gold Medal for Ireland in boxing, may never again be experienced in our lifetime. The Dubliner will be forever remembered as the man who won Ireland's first Gold ... more»