Weeshie Fogarty: My Beautiful Obsession by Weeshie Fogarty
A fascinating account of the life and career of Weeshie Fogarty, describing the passion and all-consuming obsession with football in Kerry and capturing the importance of the sport in the life of a youngster in Killarney in the 1950s. After his dream of playing with Kerry in Croke Park comes true, Weeshie becomes an intercounty referee and experiences the trauma of assault. Some secrets of Kerry football are revealed and some controversial moments. Today, he is an award-winning sports broadcaster with Radio Kerry. Into this memoir he weaves an account of life as a psychiatric nurse in a Victorian-style mental hospital.
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