Weeshie Fogarty

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Irish Gaelic footballer and sports broadcaster Aloysius Fogarty was born in March 1941, in Cork and died on November 18, 2018.

He was better known as Weeshie Fogarty who was an Irish Gaelic footballer, referee, and current sports broadcaster.

Fogarty’s association and title profession with the Kerry senior group endured three seasons from 1969 to 1971.

He played aggressive Gaelic football in his childhood and first showed up for the Killarney Legion club at underage dimensions, previously winning a few divisional senior title decorations.

With the divisional East Kerry group, Fogarty won an All-Ireland decoration as a non-playing substitute in 1971. Fogarty additionally won two Munster awards and four district senior title decorations.

He made his presentation on the between province scene at seventeen years old when he was chosen for the Kerry minor group in 1959.

Fogarty appreciated one title season with the minor group, in any case, he was a Munster sprinter up.

He consequently joined the Kerry under-21 group, winning a Munster award in 1962. As an individual from the Kerry junior group, he won an All-Ireland award in 1967.

He later joined the Kerry senior group when he was added to the board for the 1969 title.

Through the span of the following couple of seasons, Fogarty won one All-Ireland award as a non-playing substitute in 1969.

Fogarty likewise won one Munster decoration.

He played his last amusement for Kerry in October 1970 after genuine eye damage finished his between district profession.

Following his retirement from football, he filled in as a ref at the most elevated amounts. He assumed responsibility of a few area title finals and also the All-Ireland last at under-21 level in 1980.

Since 1998, he filled in as a games supporter. He worked for Radio Kerry where he facilitated his very own show called Terrace Talk on Monday nights, while he likewise composed for The Kerryman daily paper.

Aloysius Fogarty passed away at 77 years old.


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